Referral Services

Referrals at Lower Hutt

We accept Imaging and Surgery referrals from the Greater Wellington area. We have digital radiology and modern ultrasound equipment available for non invasive diagnosis. Our surgeons perform advanced soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeries such as TTOs, TTAs, fracture repairs and complex tumour removals.

We have a Feline Medicine Specialist, Dr Pru Galloway, click the Catmed link for information.

We also provide a Wellington base for visiting Veterinary Specialists providing advanced ultrasound and surgical services.


Admissions: 7.30am – 8.30am

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Preparing your pet for referral

Please read the below documents when preparing your pet for surgery or an ultrasound.

Catmed Feline Medicine Referrals

Dr. Pru Galloway is NZ’s only Feline Medicine Specialist, she runs a feline referral service ‘Catmed’ on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. She also offers phone/email consultations with veterinarians. Pru’s Specialist training is in internal medicine, she enjoys all aspects of feline medicine especially the challenge of cats with multiple health issues.

Imaging Referrals

Dr. Deborah Kirton is on site every Monday, Wednesday & Thursday for ultrasound referrals. She will send through a report on the day, again it is up to the referring veterinarian to communicate results and arrange ongoing care.

Surgical Referrals

Dr. John Wood is our referral surgical vet. John performs a wide variety of orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries such as TTAs, TPOs, fracture management, TECAs, perineal hernias, perineal urethrostomies and more. Please contact us for cost estimates.

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