Surgery

Our Veterinarians perform an extensive range of soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures

Our Procedures

Procedures performed at Windaroo Veterinary Surgery Animal Hospital include:

  • Advanced orthopaedic procedures, (including TTO for ruptured anterior cruciate ligament) are performed by a visiting specialist surgeon  working in our theatre.
  • Desexings of cats, dogs and small mammals
  • Abdominal surgery: bowel obstruction, bladder stone removal, splenectomy, exploratory diagnostics.
  • Lump removals
  • Wound repairs
  • Caesareans
  • Cruciate ligament repairs
  • Luxating patella surgeries
  • Limb or toe amputations 
  • Fracture repairs
  • Ocular surgery including mass removal, entropion, enucleation, care of corneal ulcers etc.

Anaesthesia & Theatre

Our Hospital has a modern, dedicated theatre and is well equipped to monitor your pet while under general anaesthesia. We pride ourselves on safe and modern anaesthetic drugs and techniques.

Intravenous fluids and pain relief are compulsory and not optional. Pets recovery areas have inbuilt, safe heating and comfortable bedding.

Quoting

Except for desexing surgery, we cannot provide estimates over the phone for surgical procedures.

You will require a consultation with one of our veterinarians first so we can examine your pet to establish whether they are healthy, determine the exact nature of the problem and the procedure required, and to discuss all of the options available to you.

Desexing

Windaroo Animal Hospital encourages responsible pet ownership and desexing of dogs and cats.

Included in a desexing procedure:

  • Admission into Hospital by the Veterinary Nurse
  • Pre-operative check by the Veterinarian.
  • Day stay hospitalisation.
  • Pre-operative pain relief and sedation.
  • Intravenous catheterization: for fluid therapy and drug administration.
  • Intravenous fluids: used to maintain your pets’ blood pressure while under anaesthesia and flush out the drugs to ensure a faster and smoother wake up (reduced “hangover” effect).
  • Tailored anaesthesia to best suit your pet’s needs. This usually involves a mixture of injectable and inhalant drugs.
  • Desexing procedure: for females it involves removing the ovaries and uterus (called an ovariohysterectomy or spey). In males, the testes are removed (castration).
  • Continuous monitoring: before, during and after the procedure.
  • Post-operative pain relief injection lasting 24 to 48 hours (+ dogs go home with two days of pain relief tablets).
  • 3-5 day post-op check.
  • 10 day sutures out recheck.

Explore Our Services

Health Checks & Vaccinations

Vaccination can protect your pet against serious disease. Annual health checks included.

Dentistry

Dental health is essential for your pet’s wellbeing and general health.  We offer FREE dental checks by appointment.

Euthanasia

The hardest thing we ever have to do as pet owners is make the decision for euthanasia. We can help you if this time has come. 

Dermatology

Our vets are passionate about helping animals with skin and ear problems. Making a long term plan for control is the aim. 

Wellness Plans

Worming, flea and tick medications, heartworm injections for dogs, check ups, vaccinations, desexing and much more.

Hospital Care

Our purpose built premises provides comfort for your pet during a Day Surgery or intensive treatment in Hospital. 

Surgery

We perform an extensive range of soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures such as desexing, wound repair, and more.

Medicine & Diagnostics

Learning history, physical examinations and performing tests to make a diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan.

Puppy PreSchool

Our classes are interactive, informative and fun for the whole family. We a have a safe outdoor area for the puppies.

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NOTICE

Please make sure you include a reason for your appointment. In case of an emergency please call our Reception team

Covid-19 Update

In line with Government Regulations, Windaroo Animal Hospital has modified some processes. As an Essential Service we can remain open and continue to provide all our services while keeping pet owners and team members as safe as possible. 

Please click below to read the full update before visiting.

In line with the recent Government Regulations regarding the lockdown, Windaroo Animal Hospital has modified some processes. As an Essential Service we can remain open and continue to provide all our services while keeping pet owners and team members as safe as possible.

When you arrive at the Hospital, please wait in your car and call us on 3807 3699. Someone will come out to collect your pet. Due to the 1 person per 4 square metre rule, we recommend a Window or Outdoor consultation. This enables our Nurse to assist the Veterinarian in examining and treating your pet, whilst you can still be in view. For food and drug orders, please phone ahead 3807 3699 or send us an email: [email protected]

Please ensure you carry a face mask to wear when close to others. Any person with respiratory signs should stay home and not come to the hospital. Please ask a friend to bring your pet in if required.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time

In line with the recent Government Regulations regarding the lockdown, Windaroo Animal Hospital has modified some processes. As an Essential Service we can remain open and continue to provide all our services while keeping pet owners and team members as safe as possible. Please click below for a full update.