Balwyn Veterinary Surgery and Animal Hospital

As part of our end to end veterinary care services we offer at our clinic, Vets on Balwyn have and onsite veterinary surgery and animal hospital. We are equipped to perform all of the standard surgical procedures your pet is likely to need over the course of their life. Undertaking these procedures at our animal hospital not only streamlines the veterinary care process, it also takes a lot of the stress out of undergoing surgery for both the pet and the owner.

 

About our facilities

Our Balwyn veterinary surgery is fully equipped to ensure your pet receives the highest possible standard of care. Some of the key highlights of our Balwyn surgery include:

  • A dedicated team of veterinary surgeons and nurses
  • Safe, clean and fully equipped surgery and recovery facilities
  • Onsite diagnostics including pathology lab and imaging technology
  • Optional blood testing before surgery

 

Procedures offered at our Balwyn animal hospital

Our Balwyn veterinary surgery is equipped for a range of procedures including:

De-Sexing

This is the most common soft tissue procedure we perform at our animal hospital and it is recommended for cats and dogs of both sexes. Vets on Balwyn recommend de-sexing animals at around 5-6 months of age to prevent unwanted litters as well as reduce the likelihood of some health issues later in life.


Soft Tissue Surgery

Vets on Balwyn also offers a range of other soft tissue surgeries including anal gland removal, skin biopsies, ear and oral surgeries as well as abscess removal.


Orthopedic Surgery

Our orthopedic procedures are designed to treat a range of common musculoskeletal injuries and health conditions such as fractures, dislocations and cruciate repair.


Pre-anaesthetic blood testing

Although most standard veterinary surgical procedures have a high success rate, there are still some risks associated with surgery. Many of these risks relate to the anaesthetic which is administered to ensure the comfort of your pet. Pre anesthetic blood testing is one way we can minimise these risks. This optional blood testing service offered to our patients before surgery checks vital organ function and can sometimes pick up on pre-existing conditions which require a modified dose of anaesthesia.

Pet Care

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  • Vaccinations are vital Regularly vaccinating your pet is important to protect them against various potentially fatal or debilitating infectious diseases. During a consultation, we can discuss with you the most appropriate vaccination protocol for your pet to keep them healthy. Our vets will advise the type of vaccination which will be best for your pet, …
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