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Animal Emergency

Our animal emergency hospital is open 24h per day, 365 days per year, and is staffed by experienced emergency vets and nurses caring for your pet.

Internal Medicine

Our Internal medicine service deals with heart problems, cancer, gastrointestinal disease, neurology and a range of other illnesses.

Animal Surgery

We offer the latest techniques in chest & abdominal surgery, cancer surgery, wound reconstruction, spinal imaging & surgery and advanced orthopaedics.

Support of organ failure

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In serious, critical illness, the major organs often start to ‘shut down’. This can include kidney failure, liver failure, acute lung injury, heart failure and sudden death. Caring for these critically ill patients includes support of the major organs, in an attempt to save the animal’s life. This may include oxygen therapy or ventilation to assist breathing. Dialysis can be used to support the kidneys. Special feeding can be used to support the digestive system. Blood transfusions and protein transfusions may be required. Intensive monitoring includes the use of a heart monitor (ECG), temperature, and oxygenation (pulse oximetery). Unfortunately, the survival rate from multiple organ failure is low.