At Vets on Balwyn, we pride ourselves on providing our clients and patients with access to the highest standard of veterinary care. With an extensive range of onsite diagnostic facilities, we can provide a quick and accurate diagnosis which means a better health outcome for your pet in the long run.

Our onsite pathology facilities mean we can take a sample for your pet and get a result within the hour. This fast turnaround is invaluable in instances where early diagnosis means a more positive prognosis and enables our veterinary staff to do their work more efficiently.

Vets on Balwyn can diagnose a wide range of serious health conditions using our onsite pathology facilities including:

  • Pre-anaesthetic blood testing
  • Feline AIDS
  • Heartworm disease in dogs
  • Heart disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Skin lumps
  • Blood disorders

Although most of the standard blood tests can be managed by our pathology facilities, there are some more specialised tests which we send out for external analysis. The external laboratories we partner with are incredibly efficient, so turnaround time is between 24-48 hours. Once we receive the results, we will call and organise an appointment so you can discuss the results with your vet.

Pet Care

  • If we suspect underlying allergies as the trigger for your pet’s skin or ear disease, we will perform some treatment trials to help determine the cause. This will include a thorough flea control program, a hypoallergenic dietary trial and a check of your pet’s environment for any common irritating plants.
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  • Each dental procedure involves a thorough assessment and treatment of any dental issues. This helps to ensure that your pet’s mouth remains comfortable and healthy, helping to maintain their overall wellbeing and quality of life!
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  • If your pet seems unwell, suffers recurrent bouts of vomiting or abnormal stools, it’s important to book them in for an appointment for further assessment.
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