We have over 25 years experience in orthopaedic surgeries (in particular bone fracture repair), cruciate and patella repair surgeries.
Veterinary Surgical Procedures
At Findon Vet & Seaton Vet we have expertise in a range of surgeries, some of which are not widely available in general vet practice. In this section we have detailed some of the surgical processes we use in our practices.
Coba’s mum & dad were asleep when they got the dreaded call from the RSPCA. Coba had jumped their 6 foot fence and headed down to the beach … unfortunately not remembering her road rules: disaster struck! Coba had broken her two left legs and not just one break, but multiple fractures.
Orthopaedic surgery performed by Dr Ian Hogben.
Caesareans are occasionally necessary, and sometimes as an emergency procedure. We are proficient at caesarean section surgeries.
(A) CONGENITAL ANATOMICAL PREDISPOSITION to medial patella luxation is the most common cause of the dislocation.There are two main issues involved in a patient with a medially luxating patella due to congenital abnormal anatomy The curved bones of both the femur (upper hind leg / thigh) and the tibia (shin) bones, which causes the pull […]
Medial patella luxation repair surgery is offered at the Findon Vet Surgery and has excellent results.
Plastic surgery in dogs and cats is used to surgically close large wounds, or wounds in difficult areas. It is particularly used for repair of radical, aggressive cancer surgery wounds, and trauma wounds. Also after skin is lost to severe infections.
Facing a massive operation to get ALL of the large spreading cancer in her side, Annie, with her mum Monica in full support, bravely undergoes the big journey …
WARNING: Actual photos of Annie’s surgery displayed in this article.
Amazing result from Cruciate Surgery: Mollie Linnett After a very competitive game of frisbee, I noticed a slight limp in our Frisbee champion, Ivy. I almost immediately suspected she had torn her cruciate, and a set of x-rays unfortunately confirmed it. Working with Dr. Hogben meant that I had heard all about this new ‘you beaut’ […]
Bella had a very high risk of her not being able to give birth naturally (vaginally) due to a compromised birth canal. But this doesn’t mean she can’t have a family! Warning: contains lots of action photos of the surgery!
Current canine anterior cruciate ligament repair surgery recommended by Findon and Seaton Vets in Adelaide. Other techniques for dogs include TTA and de Angelis cruciate surgery.