Minimise the risk of post operative infections. We have a dedicated purpose built orthopaedic operating theatre for maximum sterility. We use the highest standard of orthopaedic implants to minimise infection and post operative complications.
Dr Rob Hill and Dr Marius Louw have vast experience with fracture repairs and cruciate surgery. If it’s fixable we can probably fix it. If you want a great outcome for your pet, you can’t put a value on proper facilities, high quality equipment and surgical implants and sterility.
The gold standard treatment for canine cruciate disease is a procedure called a TPLO which we can do for you at Treendale Pet Medical using high quality Kyon implants. If this option is not affordable for you, we are also very skilled at other procedures and can even off you alternatives to surgery using custom made orthotic devices.
If your pet has a fracture, their future happiness depends on how well it heals. You need an experienced surgeon using high quality implants in purpose built facilities to give your pet the best chance. Help your pet have great surgical outcomes
Did you know Hip Dysplasia, HD, can be picked up as early as 16 weeks and that there is a simple surgical procedure that can limit the pain and osteoarthritis that HD will cause to your pet? HD exists in all breeds. If your breeder hasn’t had their breeding dogs hip scored YOU MUST have your pet screened at 16 weeks for Hip Dysplasia
We use high quality orthopaedic implants that are engineered in Switzerland by Kyon. These titanium type implants are light and incredibly strong and their unique properties resist infection. They are much more comfortable for your pet as well as having a much lower risk of post operative infection. This is important to assist healing and good outcomes for your pet.
We have advanced diagnostic imaging using our CT machine for spinal, ligament, tendon and muscular injuries and high quality digital
X-Rays for diagnosis of bone disease and fractures.
Your pet will undergo a thorough orthopaedic exam by an experienced veterinary surgeon.
The veterinarian may recommend imaging such as CT for soft tissue injuries or X-rays for bone problems or suspected fractures.
Your pet will be admitted by a caring veterinary nurse.
We will contact you as soon as tests are completed to discuss results and recommended treatments or therapies.
We have a range of options for treatment therapy including pain control, laser therapy, alternatives to surgery, orthopaedic surgery where indicated.
The veterinarian will make a recommendation and give you an approximate cost and let you decide what is best for you.
We’re here to assist you with an accurate diagnosis and finding a solution to either cure the problem or properly manage your pet’s pain.
Social distancing is easy for pets and people in our spacious waiting areas.