1. Will my pet have to stay overnight?

2.Can I visit my pet after surgery?

3. What kind of care will my
pet need when I bring him/her home?

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Osteochondral Autograft Transfer (OAT)
Treatment for Cartilage defects
Any Canine, particular large/giant breeds
Developmental or Acquired cartilage lesions

Osteochondrosis (OC) is a developmental disease of articular cartilage most commonly affecting young, rapidly growing, large-to-giant breed dogs. Labrador Retrievers, Golden Retrievers, Newfoundlands, Mastiffs, Great Danes, and German Shepherds are breeds reported to have greater risk for the disease. The cause and pathogenesis of OC is not completely understood but appears Read more...


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  About Us : Our Doctors and Staff

Our Doctors and Staff:


John J. Haburjak, DVM, DACVS

Dr. John Haburjak graduated from UC Davis Veterinary School in 1993 with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree. He practiced for 5 years before returning to academics to complete a combined surgical residency program in San Diego and the University of Illinois.

Dr. Haburjak is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons; and his research interests include orthopedic trauma and disorders of the carpus. He has several publications in the Veterinary Orthopedic and Traumatology Journal, Journal of Small Animal Practice and the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. His clinical surgical interests include surgical oncologic procedures of the face, head and neck, corrective orthopedic procedures and neurosurgery (spinal). Finally, he has dedicated most of his post-graduate emphasis on minimally invasive procedures including: laproscopy, thorascopy and intervential radiology (urethral and tracheal stenting).

Dr. Haburjak’s hobbies include SCUBA diving, Oakland A’s baseball, road cycling and cooking (not to mention eating, too!). He shares his life with his wife, Aimee (also a veterinarian), daughters Eva & Emery and a son Ian, Addison (bubble-headed Japanese spaniel), Poppy (a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel with a freckled nose!) and S'mores the mini-Lop.


Andrew M. Grange, BSc(Hons), BVetMed, DACVS

Dr. Andrew Grange is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He attended University College London where he received his bachelor's degree in orthopedic science in 2005. He then graduated in 2008 from the Royal Veterinary College in London with a degree in veterinary medicine. Following graduation he completed a rotating internship at VCA Emergency Animal Hospital and Referral Center in San Diego, and a residency in small animal surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA.

His professional interests include the application of minimally invasive surgical techniques (laparoscopy, thoracoscopy and arthroscopy) in the management of soft tissue and orthopedic disease, and the surgical treatment of cruciate disease, fractures and angular limb deformity.

Dr. Grange's personal interests include skiing, cycling, ice hockey, rowing, and spending time with his wife, Allison (also a veterinarian), dog, Abby, and 3 cats, Twiglet, Piglet, and Blackjack.


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