Veterinary Medical 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

1 Hour Appointments Preferred

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

CARDIOLOGY / HEART

1 Hour Appointments Preferred

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

ONCOLOGY / CANCER

Diagnosis and then chemotherapy is offered with access to radiation and immunotherapy where needed. Quality of life is the focus of this service.

GASTROENTEROLOGY

[Dogs and cats with abdominal pain, cramping and changed appetite and diarrhoea]

We have state of the art equipment to check the mouth, oesophagus, stomach, small and large intestine and rectal diseases. Liver, spleen and pancreas problems are also diagnosed o Diagnostic trials, ultrasound, CT scans and endoscopy are the modalities used.

PAIN CONTROL CLINIC

We specialise in controlling as much pain as possible to allow normal movement in dogs with osteo-arthritis and to control all pain associated with operations no matter how large or small.

PULMONOLOGY / AIRWAYS

On site endoscopy of the airways and X-ray facilities are available. This is backed up by contrast CT facilities which we have access to daily.

ENDOCRINE / HORMONAL

Cushings/Hyperadrenocoticism, Thyroid issues in dogs and cats, Addison’s disease, Low and high [Diabetes mellitus] blood glucose and calcium imbalances are a few of the complex cases we manage.

NEPHROLOGY / KIDNEYS & BLADDER

We are able to diagnose and manage many renal and lower urinary tract diseases. o Procedures performed include urinalysis, blood pressure monitoring, ultrasound and special biopsies.

NEUROLOGY

We have experienced specialists who routinely perform neurological examinations. These are the most sensitive tests for localising neurological disease. We then back up our findings with myelograms and spinal taps on a routine basis.

We also have access to excellent MRI and CT facilities daily.

IMMUNOLOGY / AUTOIMMUNE

Immune mediated diseases of the blood, joints 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 –18h30

Saturdays

08h30–12h00 / 17h00–18h00

Sundays & Public Holidays

09h00–11h00

Visiting times:

Weekdays – 12h00 – 18h15

Saturdays – 10h00 – 12h00

Sundays – 10h00 – 11h00