Horses

This page lists services offered by Moe Veterinary Centre for treatment of horses.

  • Consultations Both on-farm and at our clinic.
  • Lameness evaluations Including gait assessment, flexion tests, local anaesthetic nerve blocks, ultrasound of tendons and radiography.
  • Anaesthesia With regular monitoring of heart rate, respiration, oxygen levels, blood pressure and temperature by a qualified nurse.
  • Hospitalisation For medical management of unwell horses, with blood testing and intravenous fluid therapy if needed.
  • Pre-purchase examinations According to “Equine Veterinarians Australia” guidelines.
  • Endoscopy Enables minimally invasive examination of internal structures, e.g. the throat region
  • Dentistry Floating and tooth removal, with sedation if required.
  • Ophthalmology Eye examination; with assessment of vision loss, ocular discharge and other complaints.
  • Surgery Routine geldings, suturing wounds, ophthalmic surgery.
  • Reproductive management Assessing stage of oestrous cycle, performing artificial insemination, pregnancy diagnosis using ultrasound.
  • Microchipping As required by Breed Associations
  • Dermatology Including diagnosis of causes of itchiness or hair loss, and investigation of skin lumps via biopsies and fine-needle aspirates.
  • Pathology services Performed in-house or sent to external laboratories (with results interpreted by qualified pathologists).
  • After-hours service With medical and surgical management of emergency cases.

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