Advanced Vetcare

Your Local Veterinary Referral Centre

 

Advanced Vetcare is a specialist veterinary medicine and surgery centre emergency hospital. We are in centrally located Kensington so animals across Melbourne, Geelong, Bendigo, Ballarat and all surrounding suburbs and regions of Victoria are helped by our specialist and emergency services 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

 

 

Specialist Veterinary Surgery

Advanced Vetcare’s specialist surgeons perform orthopaedic, soft tissue, cancer and neurosurgery to help return your pet to being the happy and healthy pet you know and love. Read more…

Specialist Medicine

Just like humans, your pets are susceptible to heart and kidney disease, diabetes, Cushing’s Disease and a range of common cancers. Our team at Advanced Vetcare are experts in treating these difficult disorders in animals. Read more…

Emergency & Critical Care

Advanced Vetcare is equipped and staffed 24 hours a day to handle any possible pet emergency. Read more…

Physiotherapy and Hydrotherapy

Physiotherapy for pets aids prevention, cure and rehabilitation of most injuries and degenerative conditions and improves movement after surgery. Read more…

Ophthalmology

Advanced Vetcare has two specialist veterinary ophthalmologists from All Animal Eye Services consult every Monday afternoon. Read more…

Contact & Find Us

Need to find out more, make a referral or ask a question? Get in touch. Read more…

Pulmonic Stenosis in Dogs - Recently, our medicine department was presented with a young Yorkshire Terrier called Shelley with severe congenital heart disease. The pulmonic valve that controls the flow of blood to the lungs from the heart was severely deformed. Left untreated, the survival time would be less than 12 months.   Traditionally, pulmonic stenosis was treated by a … Continued
Hip dysplasia in Dogs - Hip dysplasia, despite years of screening and selection pressure, is still a significant issue in dogs. Recently we had a lovely young Border Collie called Millie in with bilateral hip dysplasia. Radiographs confirmed that both hip joints had laxity, therefore a diagnosis of juvenile hip dysplasia was confirmed. The surgical treatment options for juvenile hip … Continued
Cruciate Rupture in Dogs - Cruciate ligament injury is the most common cause of hind leg lameness in mature dogs. It is more common in larger breeds with tall, straight-legged conformation.   Cruciate rupture in dogs is different to the syndrome seen in humans, although the anatomy is remarkably similar. In humans, injury is often the result of an extreme … Continued