Surgical Services

Wellington Vet Hospital | Cattle Dog by the creek


Desexing is a routine procedure performed by our vets, requiring minimal recovery time. There are many benefits to desexing your pet, such as prevention of unwanted litters, decreasing aggression, and prevention of cancer and prostate disease in males.

Soft Tissue

Our highly skilled veterinarians can perform the vast majority of soft tissue procedures such as large mass removals, caesareans, exploratory laparotomies, biopsies, wound stitches, removal of foreign bodies and more.


Dental disease is the most common condition affecting adult cats and dogs. We offer an extensive range of dental treatments and from the elective to the unavoidable.


Our clinic's fitted out surgical suite allows us to perform a range of orthopaedic surgical procedures that your pet may require. We can assist with diagnoses and repairs to your dog’s bones and joints such as hip and elbow dysplasia, fractures, torn ligaments, joint fusions and dislocations.

Emergency & Critical Care Procedures

Our team is trained and skilled in Emergency Medicine, we have the facilities, and equipment to treat and respond to most life-threatening cases including, car accidents, poisoning, heart conditions and a range of injuries. If your pet requires immediate attention we will transfer them directly to our treatment area to commence emergency care.


Our aim is to make your pet’s visit as comfortable and as stress-free as possible. Our staff are qualified to administer anaesthesia for surgical procedures and for particularly anxious pets where necessary.