The Vet has brand new surgical facilities, a full range of equipment, as well as state-of-the-art anaesthetic and monitoring devices, to perform from routine surgeries such as speys and neuters, right up to fracture repair and modern cruciate surgery techniques.

Our experienced team provides a range of surgical procedures, including:

  • Routine speys and neuters
  • Orthopeadic
    • Cruciate ligament injury repair, e.g. TTA and lateral fabella sutures
    • Fracture repair
    • Amputation
  • Soft tissue
    • Abdominal surgeries, e.g. pyometra, foreign body, GDV
    • Lump and growth removal
    • Brachycephalic (BOAS) surgical options
    • Caesarians
  • Ophthalmic, e.g. entropion, cherry eye
  • Dental
    • Scale and polish
    • Teeth extraction
    • Tooth root abscess
  • Cryosurgery and electrosurgery, e.g. for squamous cell tumours          


Patient comfort is our top priority.

We are focused on providing pain management before, during, and after all procedures, to ensure a comfortable, and smooth recovery for your little friend.

We know it can be a worrying time, and we endeavor to make this time as low stress as possible for both your pet and your family. we will always discuss the procedure, benefits, risks, costs, and post-surgery considerations with you prior to surgery, to help you put your mind at ease.

Want to know more or have any questions? Get in touch below.

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    Located The Vet, 92 College Street, Riverdale, Palmerston North 4412 | Phone 06 357 7733 | Email

    Opening Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am – 6pm | Saturday: 9am – 1pm | Sunday: Closed

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    At The Vet, we understand what you and your four-legged friend want. All of us here at your vet hospital have four legged friends at home, and we will always treat you and your pet with the same focused, loving service as we would want.