Advanced imaging technology is invaluable when it comes to providing a fast and accurate diagnosis; which in turn leads to a better prognosis and a faster recovery. Our portable ultrasound machine employs non-invasive technology which is ideal for examining your pet’s gastrointestinal system for blockages as well as for scanning vital organs such as kidneys, spleen, heart, liver and the abdominal cavity. In some cases, we may also bring in a specialist ultrasonographer to perform a full heart or abdominal scan.

At Vets on Balwyn, ultrasounds are a day procedure, so your pet will be admitted in the morning and discharged in the afternoon.

Pet Care

  • Welcome to 2019! This time of year is one where many begin to reconsider their lifestyles and decide to put their health first. At our East Kew veterinary clinic, we believe it should be no different for your dog (did you know that 40% of dogs in Australia are overweight or obese?) To help with …
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  • During summer, most of our pet patients visit our East Kew veterinary clinic because they have been overexposed to the harsh sun. In this blog, we are explaining the different health consequences that this exposure can have on your pet. We’ve also put together a quick 5-step grooming guide for owners to care for their …
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  • In December, our Balwyn vet sees a lot of patients with tummy upsets which can often be traced back to too many rich festive foods. Ideally, pets should not ever be fed processed foods as their stomachs have not evolved to digest them and so eating them often leads to diarrhoea and/or vomiting.   However, there …
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