Caring & Advising
Vet Central Animal Hospital in Earlwood is a purpose designed animal hospital servicing the suburbs of Earlwood, Marrickville, Campsie, Kingsgrove, Arncliffe and Turrella. We aim to provide a welcoming, friendly and relaxed place in a fresh and spacious environment for you and your pets.
In order for us to spend quality time with you and your pet, we request that you make an appointment. This will minimise any waiting time that may occur.
If you do not have an appointment we will attend to you taking in mind there may be a waiting time. However should you have an emergency you can enter the hospital for immediate service.
Free parking is available across the road from the clinic at the council car park at the corner of Joy and Homer Streets.The time limit is 3 hours to unlimited time. There is also plenty off street parking as well.
For emergencies and disabled persons you can utilise the rear driveway which can be accessed from Clarke Lane , off Clarke Street.
Prior to commencement of any treatment an estimation of the costs are given to you.Invoices are itemized and are payable at the end of the consultation or discharge of the patients. Deposits are taken at the time of admittance.
We accept Cash, Eftpos ,Visa and MasterCard.
Vet Central Animal Hospital offers a 5% Seniors discount on professional services and counter products upon presentation of a Seniors card.
Stray Animal Policy
In the event of a member of public finding a stray pet, our staff will gladly assist you in tracing the pets owners if the pet has a microchip or an ID tag.In the event the owners cannot be contacted or if the pet is not microchipped,it is the duty of the finder to transport the lost pet to the pound in Bankstown.
Due to restrictions applied by Canterbury Council whom will not provide a ranger to pick up stray animals from veterinary clinics, we are unable to board any stray pets.
Please contact Vet Central animal Hospital, 9784 0400 Earlwood, today if you have any further queries or concerns.
Routine elective surgeries performed are:
1. Spey’s or desexing
Our rates for spays and castration for dogs and cats include an examination by the veterinarian on admittance, intravenous catheters, pre and post-surgery pain relief, 3 days of anti-inflammatories medication,3 day and 10 day post op checks and a dedicated full time anaesthetic monitoring.
Removal of masses and tumor’s (benign and malignant), mammary, testicular, splenic, Abscess drainages
Enucleation of the eye to treat glaucoma or eye proptosis
Cherry eye surgery
Eyelid tumour removal
Our surgical service is dedicated to providing the best care possible for your pet. Knowing that surgery can be a time of anxiety, we are dedicated to providing a reassuring and compassionate experience for you and your loved one. Your pet will receive the highest quality care from our professional team of veterinarians and highly skilled veterinary nurses. If required, additional tests such as blood work, x-rays, or ultrasound may be performed on the appointment day.
Preparation: Pets are fasted the night before the surgery but free access to water is allowed overnight.
Duration: The length of stay in the hospital following surgery varies, depending on the type of surgery performed. Most elective surgical patients are sent home the same day.
Discharge and rechecks: Your pet will be discharged from the hospital by the veterinarian whom will inform you of the day’s proceedings and findings. You will also be advised of home care instructions and answer any of your concerns. Most surgical patients will be discharged with an Elizabethan collar that must be worn until the skin sutures are removed approximately 10 to 14 days after surgery.
Communication: We understand the anxiety associated with surgery and are committed to keeping you well-informed while your pet is in the hospital.