The Cedar Valley’s Safest Pet Surgery

It can be an uneasy feeling leaving your pet for surgery, but you can be confident he is in excellent hands with us. At Den Herder Veterinary Hospital, we pride ourselves on having the safest surgical protocol in Waterloo and Cedar Falls. We go to great lengths to ensure every precaution is taken before, during and after your pet is in surgery. Learn what to expect when your pet has surgery.

We do planned surgical procedures every morning except Monday and Saturday (emergencies are handled immediately regardless of day or time).


Spay, Neuter, Declaw, Dewclaw Removal


Fracture Surgery (Bone Plating, Pinning and Wiring), Joint Surgery for Ruptured ACL, Corrective Surgery for Hip Dysplasia, Treatment and Surgery for Lameness


Surgery of the Liver, Spleen, Pancreas, GI Tract and Bladder


Cancer and Tumor Removal, Reconstructive Surgery, Trauma Surgery (Physical Injuries of All Kinds)