Animal hospital in Coffs Harbour
At Blue & White Veterinary Clinic in the Mid North Coast, the health and wellbeing of your much-loved pet is our priority.
Fully Equipped Veterinary Clinics
We’re fully equipped to conduct digital radiography, ultrasound, orthopaedic surgery and dentistry treatments.
Contact us today to book a consultation with our caring veterinarians at Blue & White Veterinary Clinic.
Soft Tissue Surgery
Soft tissue surgery is surgery that doesn’t involve the bones. Forms of soft tissue surgery include:
- Lump removal
- Wound stitch-ups
- Abdominal exploration
- Removal of foreign objects
This is only a small list of soft tissue surgical procedures that we perform at our animal hospital.
For information on specific surgeries or to book, please call our clinic.
Our animal hospitals are equipped to treat animals for broken bones, bone cancer, amputations, fractures, ligament repairs and spinal surgery.
We can assess your pet to determine a suitable course of action and, in more serious cases, we may refer you to a specialist orthopaedic surgeon.
For advice on your pet’s specific situation and for specialised advice, please call our clinics today.
Did you know more than 80% of dogs and 70% of cats develop a form of periodontal disease by the age of 3 years?
To help combat dental disease, feed your pet raw bones, teeth cleaning biscuits and brush their teeth with our special toothbrushes and toothpaste.
Don’t leave your pet vulnerable to gum disease and dental conditions. Common symptoms of gum disease include:
- Bad breath
- Gum inflammation
- Broken teeth
- Difficulty chewing hard food
- Reluctance to eat
We recommend annual dental check-ups and ongoing dental care for your pet at Blue & White Veterinary Clinic. Get in touch to book a consultation today!
If your pet has eaten something they shouldn’t have, or is experiencing tenderness in their chest or abdomen, an x-ray can show us obstructions in the body, presence of tumours, size and shape of the organs and more.
We also use radiography to take dental x-rays as well as to assist us diagnose diseases or conditions involving the bones, chest or abdomen.
Please book a consult for specialised recommendations.
Ultrasounds are a painless, non-invasive procedure that provides a look inside your pet’s body. An ultrasound of your pet’s abdomen can help us diagnose a range of conditions including but not limited to:
- Sudden weight loss
- Refusal to eat
- Abdominal fluid
- Internal abnormality
- Vomiting or diarrhoea
An ultrasound can help us determine if your pet requires surgery, a biopsy, blood tests and it provides us with vital information prior to a surgical procedure. Call the experts at Blue & White Veterinary Clinic if your pet is experiencing any of the above symptoms.
Preparing Your Pet For Surgery
At Blue & White Veterinary Clinic, we understand pet surgery can be a stressful and anxious time for both pets and their owners. That’s why we take great care to ensure your pet is comfortable and prepared for their surgery. Before any surgery, we recommend you bring your pet in for a consultation with one of our experienced veterinarians. During this consultation, we’ll perform a thorough examination of your pet to ensure they’re fit for surgery. We’ll also discuss the procedure in detail with you, including any potential risks and expected outcomes.
To prepare your pet for surgery, we recommend you withhold food and water for a certain period of time before the procedure. This is to prevent your pet from vomiting during the surgery, which can cause complications. We’ll provide you with detailed instructions on how to prepare your pet for surgery and what to expect on the day of the procedure.
Emergency And Critical Care Surgeries For Pets
Pet emergencies can happen at any time. That’s why we offer emergency and critical care surgeries for pets. Our team of experienced veterinarians and support staff are available 24/7 to provide emergency care for your pet. If your pet requires emergency surgery, we’ll prioritise their care and ensure they receive the treatment they need as quickly as possible.
We’re use state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to perform a wide range of emergency and critical care surgeries. Whether your pet has been in an accident or is experiencing a sudden health crisis, our team is here to provide the care they need to recover.
Frequently Asked Questions
At Blue & White Veterinary Clinic, we take the safety and well-being of your pet very seriously. We use advanced monitoring equipment and techniques to ensure that your pet’s vital signs are stable throughout the surgery. Our team of experienced veterinarians and support staff are trained in the latest surgical techniques and protocols to minimise the risk of complications. We also take steps to ensure that your pet is comfortable and pain-free during the surgery and recovery period.
Before any surgery, we recommend that you bring your pet in for a consultation with one of our experienced veterinarians. During this consultation, we will perform a thorough examination of your pet to ensure they are fit for surgery. We’ll also discuss the procedure in detail with you, including any potential risks and expected outcomes. To prepare your pet for surgery, we may recommend blood work, imaging or other diagnostic tests to ensure your pet is healthy enough for the procedure.
Yes, we offer emergency and critical care surgeries for pets. Our team of experienced veterinarians and support staff can provide emergency care for your pet both in and outside of regular business hours.
During your pet’s surgical procedure, our team of experienced veterinarians and support staff will be monitoring your pet’s vital signs to ensure their safety and well-being. Your pet will be under anaesthesia during the surgery, which means they’ll be asleep and pain-free throughout the procedure. After the surgery is complete, your pet will be closely monitored during the recovery period to ensure they’re stable and comfortable.
The length of your pet’s recovery time will depend on the type of surgery they undergo and their individual health status. We’ll provide you with detailed instructions on how to care for your pet during the recovery period, including any medications or special diets that they may require. We’ll also schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your pet.