These are always undertaken whenever your pet is due for annual vaccinations, but can be scheduled at any time. One pet year is equal to about 6 human years, so regular checkups are worthwhile. The examination includes checking the skin, eyes, ears, lymph nodes, limbs for soundness, teeth and mouth, heart and lungs.
Spey & Castrate - neutering
Most dogs and cats make better pets when they are desexed. Talk to us if you have any questions. We operate every day, and your pet goes home the same afternoon. All pets receive pain medication (analgesia) which lasts for 24 hours.
Your pet needs to fast for at least 6 hours prior to admitting for surgery, but can have water.
Call the vet clinic after hours on 6742 5585 or Ann on 0417 677 827 when there is an emergency. Emergencies include snake bite, car accidents, allergic reactions, cuts, sudden onset illnesses.
Parvovirus is prevalent in Gunnedah so vaccinating your dog every year is of the utmost importance. The vaccination also protects against Distemper and Hepatitis (C3), with optional canine cough cover (C5).
Cats also need annual vaccinations - feline enteritis and feline flu. We recommend vaccinating against feline AIDS and leukemia for outside cats.
We have a well equipped surgery and Veterinarian Ann Luke enjoys operating - from the routine desexes to more complicated cases such as bladder stones and gastrointestinal foreign bodies.
Our vet nursing staff are qualified and all patients are monitored with state of the art patient monitoring systems - leaving little room for anaesthetic complications.
Microchipping all pets is the law in NSW. Microchips are tiny - about the size of a grain of rice. We mostly microchip pups at 6 weeks of age with their first vaccination.
Does your pet have smelly breath? Call in for a free assessment. Your pet may need a dental.
Radiology and Ultrasound
Digital radiology means a quick turnaround and excellent quality x rays. Pregnancy diagnosis from 25-28 days using ultrasound.
We have a multi system anaesthetic monitoring machine which allows for the ultimate in care for your pet when anaesthetised.