Veterinary Medical & Surgical Procedures & Services

(011) 792 6442/3

Surgical Procedures

 – Orthopaedic – 

Knee (Stifle)

  • Cruciate ligament repair (extracapsular)
  • Tibial plateau levelling osteotomy (TPLO)
  • Patella luxation repair
  • Multiple ligament injury repair
  • Repair of all stifle fractures 

Hip

  • Total hip replacement (THR) – Kyon (Zurich) Cementless THR is preferred technique
  • Femur head and neck excisional arthroplasty (FNE)
  • Triple pelvic osteotomy (TPO)
  • Luxation repairs
  • Repair of all hip fractures

Shoulder

  • Arthroscopy
  • OCD removal
  • Stabilization
  • Fracture repair

Elbow

  • Arthroscopy (scope)
  • Elbow dysplasia (multiple corrective techniques utilised)
  • Fragmented medial coronoid process removal (scope)
  • Ununited anconeal process
  • Limb alignment correction

Jaw

  • Fracture repair
  • Mandibulectomy / Maxillectomy
  • Tumour resection 

Spinal

  • Diagnostic procedures: myelography, MRI, CT
  • Intervertebral disc disease repair (pediculectomy/laminectomy)
  • Atlanto-axial instability
  • Wobbler syndrome
  • Spinal neoplasia (cancer)
  • Fracture repair
  • Dermoid sinus surgery
  • Corkscrew tail surgery

Ear

  • Total ear canal ablation
  • Lateral and ventral bulla osteotomies 

Nose

  • Rhinotomy
  • Naroplasty

Salivary gland

  • Sialoadenectomy
  • (salivary gland resection)

Larynx

  • Laryngeal paralysis – laryngeal tie back
  • Upper airway obstruction surgery

Thorax

  • Thoracotomy
  • PDA
  • PRAA
  • Lung lobectomy
  • Pericardectomy
  • Oesophageal surgery

Abdominal surgery

  • Exploratory laparotomy
  • Gastric dilation volvulus (GDV)
  • Gastropexy
  • Enterotomy/Enterectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Liver and gall bladder surgery
  • Liver shunt surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Kidney surgery: biopsy, removal, stones
  • Ectopic ureter surgery
  • Colposuspension
  • Sling urethroplasty

Miscellaneous

  • Hernia repair
  • Blocked bladder surgery: urethrostomy

Medical Procedures

DERMATOLOGY / SKIN

A full history must be taken. Skin tests are performed in house or biopsies are sent off for Histopathology tests. Most skin cases can be managed or cured once a diagnosis has been made.

CARDIOLOGY / HEART

We offer diagnostic tests to diagnose heart ailments and advise on further therapy. Chest radiographs [X-rays], ECG’s and heart ultrasound scans [Echocardiography] are routinely performed. CT scans are done at the local hospital when required.

ONCOLOGY / CANCER

Diagnosis and then surgery &/or chemotherapy where beneficial is offered with access to radiation and immunotherapy where needed. Note – Quality of life is the focus of this service.

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Dogs and cats with vomiting or dirrhoea , abdominal pain, cramping and changed appetite, weight loss or changed swallowing fall into this category.

We use scopes to check the mouth, oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine and rectum. Liver, spleen and pancreas problems are investigated and diagnostic trials, ultrasound scans and CT scans are the modalities used.

PULMONOLOGY / AIRWAYS

Endoscopy, thoracic radiographs & equiptment for harvesting cells from the airways are available on site while contrast CT scans are available at the closest hospital.

ENDOCRINE / HORMONAL

Cushings/Hyperadrenocoticism, Thyroid issues and Addison’s disease as well as Diabetes mellitus and calcium imbalances are a few of the complex cases we manage.

NEPHROLOGY / KIDNEYS & BLADDER

Using lab analysis, blood pressure measurements, ultrasound exams, scope and biopsies and urinalysis, we are able to diagnose and manage many renal and lower urinary tract diseases.  

NEUROLOGY

Neurological examination through history taking and aquiring teh minimum database of tests are done to localize the cause of neurological disease when needed. Myelograms, spinal taps and CT scans are performed when necessary. 

IMMUNOLOGY / AUTOIMMUNE

Immune mediated diseases of the blood, joints, skin and central nervous system are routinely diagnosed and managed.

General Procedures

  • Spay (Female)
  • Neuter (Male)
  • Dental (Scale & polish, extractions)
  • Lump removal
  • Small surgical procedures

Contact:

Telephone

(011) 792 6442/3 

Emergency after hours

083 698 3819

Emergencies will be handled immediately. 

A surcharge applies to consulations on Weekends and Public holidays.

Operating Hours

Weekdays

07h30 –12h00 / 15h00 –18h00

Saturdays

08h30–12h00

Sundays & Public Holidays

09h00–11h00

Visiting hours:

Weekdays – 12h00 – 17h45

Weekends & Public holidays : No visitors allowed.

 

  • Strictly by appointment only.
  • 15 minute visit
  • Only 1 patient allowed to be visited by a maximum of 2 visitors.