Services

 

Sterilisations
Routine sterilisations are done on weekdays. Please feel free to discuss the benefits of sterilisations with any of our welcoming and caring veterinary staff.

 

Dentistry
Scaling, polishing and extractions ensure your pet receives the best quality dental care

 

Soft Tissue Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr McKenzie, Dr Malan and Dr Tatham are our small animal surgeons. Our soft tissue surgery ranges from basic stitch ups to advanced skin flap procedures. Orthopaedics covers pinning, external fixations and plating of fractures to joint reconstruction. This includes cranial cruciate ligament injuries.

 

Ophthalmology
Dr McKenzie is our resident ophthalmologist who has a post graduate certificate in ophthalmology from the RCVS in the UK.

Advanced diagnostics including direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy, tonometry, slit-lamp biomicroscopy and ultrasonography.

Advanced ophthalmic surgery, using an operating microscope, including cataract surgery by phacoemulsification, superficial and deep keratectomies including corneal sequestrum and stromal abscess excision. Conjunctival grafts and corneo-conujunctival transposition. Alger-brush debridement for non-healing ulcers. Parotid duct transposition. Electroepilation and cryosurgery for distichia and ectopic cilia. Eyelid reconstructive surgery.

 

Emergency Procedures
We make a strong point of being available for our clients at all times. Our vets consult throughout the day and we have vets covering afterhours for 365 days of the year. We will always be able to help in an emergency. Your animal deserves nothing but the best.

 

Isolation ward
Our isolation ward allows us to admit and treat contagious illnesses, most commonly Parvo virus enteritis in puppies.

 

Birds and Exotics
Dr Oliver Tatham has a particular interest in birds and exotics. Birds of all shapes, sizes and hues are treated regularly as well as other exotics such as tortoises, chameleons, bearded dragons and snakes to name a few.

 

Diagnostics
Our high quality diagnostic imaging machines help us diagnose quickly and accurately: Digital Radiographs, Endoscopy and Ultrasound. Our In-House laboratory provides us with advanced diagnostics within minutes, reducing our diagnosing and treatment times.

 

Canine Blood Bank
The “Canine Blood Bank” is a novel feature run by Sr Robyn Milne, providing fresh blood and frozen plasma to Veterinary practices across the province.

 

House Calls
House calls can be arranged for vaccinations, check-ups and for peaceful home euthenasias.

 

VetDx Pathology Specialists
We are fortunate to have a close association with Vet Diagnostics, the pre-eminent private veterinary pathology service in the country.

 

Production Animals
Dr Kretzmann, Dr Aadnesgaard and Dr de Freitas serve the stock farming community with first world veterinary care, from large intensive commercial farms to small subsistence enterprises.

 

Equine
We provide basic equine health care.

 

Wildlife
Wildlife encompasses chemical capture and relocation, and individual treatments.

 

Public Health
Our responsibility as veterinarians extends into the Public Health and Food Safety domains. We provide veterinary input into a number of abattoirs ensuring that food safety standards are upheld.

 

Lecturing
Dr Kretzmann has been associated with Cedara Agricultural College for many years and lectures the subject Animal Health to first, second and third year students.

 

Research and Development
Through our Tick Unit at Townbush Clinic, we research various remedies and dips.