Rolesville: Call or Text (919) 562-0100 | Forestville: Call or Text (919) 295-4770 | Louisburg Call or Text: (919) 496-2638

Foreign Body Surgery


A foreign body is when an animal ingests foreign material that they are not able to pass. Some materials or objects can get lodged in the intestines and they are not able to be passed. Surgery may be required to remove the object or material and at times part of the intestines may need to be resected. Hospitalization is typically required for several days following surgery until they are stable and eating and drinking on their own.

  • Exam & Diagnostic workup
  • IV Catheter and fluids
  • Preoperative antibiotics, pain medications, and anti-nausea meds
  • Anesthetic induction and during surgery
  • Intraoperative antibiotics
  • Foreign body surgery is not limited to intestinal removal and reconnecting
  • Anesthesia monitoring-before, during, and after
  • Postoperative antibiotics and pain medications
  • Hospitalization, including medications for 1-3 days following surgery
  • Pain medications and antibiotics to go home
  • Follow-up appointment for recheck and suture removal

$2,350 – $3,100

The above price includes the initial workup & diagnostics. For a more case-specific estimate or for referral cases where the workup has already been performed, please call the hospital.

Individual patient needs vary during the type of surgery outlined above. There may be variances in medications and aftercare based on a patient’s weight and needs. Additional surgery may be needed. These charges can be gone over with you before they are incurred.

Rolesville Veterinary Hospital


300 Batten Road
Rolesville, NC 27571
Call or Text: (919) 562-0100
Email: [email protected]

Hospital Hours

M, W, F: 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Tue, Th: 7:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Closed Sundays


3111 Leland Dr, Suite 130
Raleigh, NC 27616
Call: (919) 295-4770
Email: [email protected]

Hospital Hours

M-F: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Closed Sundays


115 N Church Street
Louisburg, NC 27549
Call: (919) 496-2638
Email: [email protected]

Hospital Hours

M, Tue, W, F: 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Closed Sundays