Pet Surgery

Pet Surgery at Tasmanian Animal Hospitals

Some of the most important moments of your pets’ life will involve a surgical procedure being performed. At Tasmanian Animal Hospitals we strive to ensure that when this happens no compromises are made, in order to ensure your loved one has the safest and most comfortable treatment possible. No matter how large or small that procedure may be we have the expertise, staff and facilities to offer your animal the ultimate in veterinary care.

Pet SurgeryOur veterinary surgeons are trained to perform almost all surgeries available for your pet ranging from routine surgery like desexing and stitch-ups, to more advanced abdominal and orthopaedic surgeries. One of our veterinarian surgeons also performs more specialised surgeries including spinal surgery, cardiorespiratory surgery and specific orthopaedics and receives referral surgeries from most other veterinary clinics around Tasmania. This means that whatever procedure your pet is undergoing that they will receive treatment from experienced surgeons that perform only to the highest standard.

  • Routine surgery
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Tumour removal surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Urogenital surgery
  • Oral surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Emergency surgery
  • Referral surgeries

The nursing staff at Tasmanian Animal Hospitals are trained in all facets of surgery. We have more nursing staff than traditional veterinary hospitals ensuring that we are able to have a team of nurses caring for your loved one during their surgical procedure. We have dedicated preparation nurses, anaesthetic nurses, theatre nurses, scrub nurses and recovery nurses meaning that every patient is cared for by staff trained to the highest standards. The high staffing levels and the high standards we set ourselves means we are able to continuously monitor all pets during there stay with us – the result is the safest and most comfortable surgical experience available.

The equipment and facilities at Tasmanian Animal Hospitals are second to none. We have a purpose built hospital with multiple sterile theatres, sterilisation room, presurgical preparation area and comfortable and quiet recovery rooms. We have the latest in anaesthetic machines and monitoring equipment ensuring that all vital parameters can be monitored during anaesthetic, surgery and recovery. Our theatre and hospital are managed to human hospital standards – we currently use the expertise of a human theatre nurse to ensure that we keep up-to-date with the latest techniques. We also have extensive in-house laboratory equipment allowing blood tests to be performed prior to anaesthetic and surgery to ensure that your pet is healthy prior to their procedure.

So if your pet is part of your family; if you demand only the highest standards and safest treatment; if you want them to be comfortable and constantly monitored during any procedure and you will only tolerate exceptional care for your loved one, then you will feel comfortable in knowing that every animal at Tasmanian Animal Hospitals is treated with the best available care by a dedicated team of veterinary surgeons and exceptional nursing staff.