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Woodend Veterinary Centre

 

Tony's Practice is excited to be investing in the Woodend and Macedon Ranges communities by building a new Veterinary Centre on the corner of Wood and Brooke streets in Woodend. The new centre opened on WEDNESDAY 27TH APPRIL 2011. The centre includes a purpose built Small Animal and Equine facility.

 

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FEATURES

 

BENEFITS

A reception area with designated cat and dog areas

which means that

There are separate areas for dogs and cats to feel comfortable and not threatened by other animals

A children’s play area

which means that

Children have activities to do whilst their pet is visiting one of our vets

Two consultation rooms

which means that

A consultation can take place whilst the second consult room is cleaned. Reduced waiting times for rooms to be cleaned in between consults

An outdoor area adjoining the reception area

which means that

Animals that are uncomfortable or nervous in reception have an outside alternative

A grieving room

which means that

Clients have a separate room in which to spend time with their pet prior to euthanasia and for afterwards.

A cat boarding area

which means that

When clients go on holidays, they can rest assured that their cat is well looked after by our team of vets and nurses

Separate dog and cat recovery areas

which means that

there is less stress to animals post procedure/surgery

Two surgeries

which means that

Routine surgeries can be performed as well as surgery by visiting specialist surgeons

Treatment room

which means that

There is a separate area to surgery where procedures can be performed that do not require anaesthesia or surgery and where emergency cases can go directly to

Alpaca run

which means that

There is a separate area for holding alpaca’s pre and post treatment

Grooming rooms

which means that

Pets can be kept clean and cool in summer, preventing grass seeds, as well as keeping their coat in top condition. Pets that require sedation for grooming are cared for by our veterinary team

Anaesthetic machines

which means that

Patients can be safely anaesthetised for procedures

Cardiac and respiratory monitors

which means that

Patients can be carefully monitored under anaesthesia and problems can be detected quickly

Digital x-ray

which means that

Images are instant and clear for immediate diagnosis. Images can be emailed or burnt to CD

Ultrasound

which means that

Images are instant and clear for immediate diagnosis. Images can be emailed or burnt to CD

In house blood machine

which means that

Diagnostic results can be achieved more quickly, particularly in an emergency situation

Dental equipment

which means that

Dental procedures can be performed effectively to prevent dental disease and pain

On-site parking areas

which means that

There is easy access to and from reception including disabled and emergency parking

 

 

FEATURES AND BENEFITS OF OUR EQUINE CENTRE

 

FEATURE

 

BENEFIT

Stables

which means that

Horses can be hospitalised for continued treatment and monitoring. This is also more cost effective for the client, saving on travel costs for horses that need to be monitored daily, etc

Crush

which means that

Clients who do not have a crush can bring their horse to us for breeding and other procedures. The priority is safety for our staff, your horse and you

Mare and foal stable

which means that

A sick mare and foal can be comfortably accommodated in the hospital for treatment

Knock down box

which means that

Surgical procedures can be performed in a clean and safe environment

Lunging area

which means that

Lameness examinations can be safely and thoroughly carried out on-site

25m Trot up area

which means that

Lameness examinations can be safely and thoroughly carried out on this purpose built area

On site parking for car and float

which means that

There is direct access to and from the Equine facility for your float. Horses can be safely removed from floats away from traffic