Dr. Seth Bleakley MVB, MS, MRCVS, CCRT

Surgeon
Certifications: Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons - Small Animal; Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Surgeons; Canine Rehabilitation from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute

Dr. Bleakley grew up in Northern Ireland and earned his veterinary degree from University College Dublin, Ireland. He completed a small animal rotating internship in medicine and surgery at VCA Veterinary Referral Associates in Maryland and completed a small animal surgical residency and Masters at Colorado State University.  He became certified in canine rehabilitation from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in 2016 and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2017.  He worked as an attending surgeon at VCA Sacramento Veterinary Referral Center from 2016-2019.

Dr. Bleakley specializes in minimally invasive surgery, including laparoscopy, thoracoscopy and minimally invasive fracture repair. He introduced single incision laparoscopic surgery to SVRC. His most recent research has been on thoracoscopic lung lobectomy, thoracotomy, and treating cranial cruciate ligament disease with either tibial plateau leveling osteotomy or tibial tuberosity advancement.  He speaks at national conferences and has been involved with the Veterinary Endoscopy Society,  Veterinary Orthopedic Society and the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Dr. Bleakley provides surgical services to Foothills Animal Hospital that include orthopedic surgery such as fracture repair and cruciate stabilization, neurosurgery such as spinal surgery, soft tissue surgery, and oncological surgery for the treatment of cancer.

Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Veterinary Endoscopy Society
  • Veterinary Orthopedic Society
  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • European College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Education

  • Veterinary Medicine; University College Dublin, Ireland (2011)
  • Small Animal Internship in Medicine and Surgery; VCA Veterinary Referral Associates in Maryland (2012)
  • Small Animal Surgical Residency; Colorado State University (2012-2016)
  • Masters (Veterinary Clinical Sciences); Colorado State University (2012-2016)

 

Everyone was kind and caring, not just with Katie and me, but with other clients. Upon our third visit, I was amazed how many different people greeted us by name.

Teresa

The team at FAH is kind, considerate and qualified. Dr. Prince has created a professional team to care for our pets.

Eric K

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Roberto R.

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Blair

Got to meet one of the new owner's yesterday. Dr. Prince was so nice & took great care of our girls. Not that much of a wait this time & staff is always so friendly.

JoBeth

I want to thank the staff at FAH for always delivering exceptional service to my babies! Maggie was in for her exam & vaccinations today & the receptionists, techs and Dr were so sweet and made it a great experience for us both. Thank you!

Robbie

Got to meet one of the new owner's yesterday. Dr. Prince was so nice & took great care of our girls. Not that much of a wait this time & staff is always so friendly.

Monica