Services > Companion Animals Vets
At Vet Services Wairarapa we have a team of dedicated and enthusiastic vets to help with all your companion animal needs. Our spacious clinic on Lincoln Road has been purpose built to provide a fantastic environment both for our clients, patients and staff.
The retail area stocks a large variety of products for cats and dogs including premium foods, bedding, toys, treats and chews, cages, collar and leads, coats/jackets, grooming products, shampoos, and flea and worm treatments.
We have 2 large waiting areas so cats and dogs can be kept separate and 4 dedicated consultation rooms to help minimise waiting times. The consultation rooms come in a variety of sizes to accommodate even the largest of patients or families. One consultation room has an extra entry directly from the carpark - this can be used for particularly nervous or aggressive patients so they don’t need to pass through the reception area first and also for euthanasias where the animal is being taken home again afterwards for burial.
If our patients need to stay for further treatment or surgery we have separate dog and cat wards. In the cat ward there are 18 cat cages - 3 of these being double size for any cats having a lengthy stay.
The dog ward contains 21 cages which vary in size from cages suitable for small dogs right up to our 7 large walk in cages which can accommodate even giant breed dogs.
Both the cat and dog ward have air conditioning to ensure your pet is kept completely comfortable no matter what the weather and the dog ward also has a secure outside run attached to allow dogs the freedom to exercise and toilet in comfort and safety.
Treatment & Isolation Rooms
The cat and dog wards lead directly into the hub of our clinic - the very spacious treatment room. This area contains 3 work stations for minor procedures, dentistry and preparation for sterile surgery. There are also 2 sterile surgical suites which boast positive pressure ventilation to reduce the risk of contamination.
We also provide a separate isolation ward with 5 cages for infectious disease cases – this area also has an external entry to prevent potentially contagious patients from having to come into the communal parts of the building therefore reducing the risk to other pets.
Vet Services Wairarapa can provide all the services expected of a modern large practice including:
- Senior pet checkups
- Digital x-ray
- Blood testing - both in-house blood and urine analysis + outsourced laboratory testing
- Weight management program
- Surgery - soft tissue surgery and orthopaedic surgery
- Dentistry - cleaning/polishing with ultrasonic scales and extractions
- Export checks for travel to Australia
- ECG and blood pressure monitoring
- Acupuncture referral service
- Home visits
- Specialist referral
- Full after-hours and emergency services
We have a large team of companion animal vets who have a wide range of interests ranging from orthopaedic surgery through to exotic pets so we can assist with all your pets requirements; please don’t hesitate to call us with any enquiries.
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