At VetCare we are continually investing in new equipment and expertise to
ensure any surgical procedure needed for your pet is comfortable and
Our surgery suites are well equipped with electric heating pads,
intravenous fluid infusion pumps, electrocautery, ECG, and high quality
autoclaved instrumentation packs for soft-tissue, ophthalmic and
We use pulse-oximeters to record patient heart rates and oxygen levels
throughout all procedures. We also use Doppler blood pressure monitoring
during lengthy operations.
The anaesthetics we use are similar to those used in human hospitals
and allow for a rapid, comfortable recovery. Most patients are happily up
and walking within 30-60 minutes of a general anaesthetic. We use
intravenous sedation and local anaesthesia for many short procedures. This
allows your pet to be able to go home within a few minutes of a procedures
To ensure convalescence remains comfortable at home, we provide various
analgesic (pain killer) regimes post-operatively.