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

  • It’s Spring, the season of adorable baby animals, and that means kittens are going to be out in abundance! Already, we have been inundated with requests from kind members of the public to help with small kittens that have been found in sheds and under houses. If you find yourself with a surprise family in …
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  • Pardon the pun, but you don’t have to be blind to see that your pet’s eyes are very important! Eye issues can be serious. That’s why, if you notice anything unusual about your pet’s eyes, it’s best to have them checked out ASAP. Conditions like conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, uveitis and glaucoma can be very painful …
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  • If your pet is thirstier than usual it could be a sign of kidney disease. The increase in thirst may only be subtle but if you find yourself filling up the water bowl more regularly or even notice your pet drinking from the shower recess, you should arrange a check-up with us. When it comes …
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