Vets on Balwyn are able to offer our patients and clients access to a range of sophisticated treatment facilities including a state of the art operating theatre and recovery area. With such sophisticated surgery facilities, we can perform a number of specialised procedures onsite including orthopaedic surgery.

Our Capabilities

Vets on Balwyn are equipped to perform a range of standard orthopaedic procedures onsite including:

  • Cruciate repair (de Angelis surgery)
  • Complex cruciate repair (TPLO)
  • Luxating patella/dislocated knee cap
  • Femoral head and neck excision
  • Fracture repair

If your pet has a particularly complex injury, we may need to refer you to a specialist surgeon at a referral hospital to ensure the best possible surgical outcome. We recommend pet owners who have an animal scheduled in for orthopaedic surgery read our before and after surgery guide to gain a better understanding of the surgery and recovery process.

Pet Care

  •   On July 26th 2018, the Victorian Government officially declared feral cats to be a pest species on public land. This means that trapping, baiting and possibly bounties can be put into place in order to manage feral cat populations. It’s thought that Australia’s feral cat population first began establishing itself in the 17th century …
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  • As a pet owner, it is imperative to know what kinds of foods are appropriate for your cat or dog. Whether you should feed your pet wet or dry food has been hotly debated among the pet community for quite some time. However, the knowledgeable vets at our East Kew veterinary clinic prefer to recommend …
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  • The dog park can be a great way to allow your pet to have some physical and mental stimulation away from home, as well as meeting other dog owners. However, there are some basic rules you should be aware of. Knowing the basic rules (as well as the ones applicable to different dog parks) will …
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