Vetspecs Services 2014


The Vetspecs team of Surgical Specialists are here to support you & your clients with an accessible, multi-discipline specialist approach. 

We are a referral-only practice & thus an extension of the great services you already offer your clients.

In addition to the array of Neurological, Orthopaedic, Arthroscopic & Soft Tissue surgeries you already know us for, we also provide the following services and products:

  • Advanced imaging: Digital Radiography, CT, MRI, Sonography, Fluoroscopy & Scintigraphy
  • Endoscopy: Rhinoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Esophagoscopy, Upper & Lower GI
  • Radiotherapy supported by Veterinary Oncology & Radiation Oncology Specialists
  • Oncept® Melanoma Vaccination
  • PennHIP Assessment
  • Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
  • Helica & BioMedtrix Total Hip Replacements
  • Stenting: Tracheal, Ureteral & Urethral
  • HAUS: Urinary incontinence treatment by Hydraulic Artificial Sphincter technology
  • Veterinary Tissue Bank™ Allografts, distributed in NZ uniquely by Vetspecs
  • Canine Rehabilitation: Orthotics, Prosthetics & Physiotherapy
  • Telephone & Email Veterinary Consultations
  • 24-hour care of In-Patients & 7-days a week access to specialist advice & surgery
  • Travelling Consulting Service to other South Island centres by our Specialists
  • Multi-discipline: Accessibility to Specialist Medicine, Anaesthesiology & Neurology
  • Free CPD: “Canterbury Cutting Edge Vets” evenings, “Journal Club” mornings, “The Specialist Connection” Newsletter, Annual South Island “Road Shows” & more
  • Merial Ancare SVS Vetspecs Surgical Intern/Resident training programmes

Vetspecs’ Specialist Surgeons are all members of the New Zealand Institute of Surgical Veterinary Specialists (NZISVS).

All Vetspecs’ staff regularly attend & participate in national & international meetings to ensure our own continuing development.


We look forward to assisting you, your clients & their pets.