Welcome to PETVET We are Small Animal Veterinarians in the Hutt Valley

Surgery at PETVET

At PETVET we have dedicated team of experienced veterinarians and technicians enabling us to perform a wide range of surgical procedures such as cat bite abscess drainage, wound management, routine sterilisation and dental care right up to complex soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures. Our team has access to dedicated surgical facilities equipped with modern patient anaesthetic monitors, fluid pumps, surgical cautery and suction, operating microscope, orthopaedic and endoscopy equipment, digital x-ray and ultrasound facilities and an on-site laboratory.

Surgery Admissions

Monday - Friday

7.15am - 8.30am


9.00am - 9.30am

Surgery Discharges

Monday - Friday

3.00pm - 7.15pm


3.00pm - 5.30pm

Silverstream 3.00pm - 4.30pm

Preparing for Admission


  • Modern anaesthesia protocols
  • Full-time monitoring
  • IV drips using fluid pumps
  • Pain relief with infusion pumps
  • Cardell patient monitors

Elective Surgeries

  • Speys and Neuters
  • Abscesses and wounds
  • Small lump removals
  • Dental scale and polish

Soft Tissue Procedures

  • Abdominal surgery
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Tumour removal
  • Reconstruction and skin grafting
  • Laparascopically assisted surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Fracture repair with bone plates
  • Fracture repair with external fixation
  • Complex Cruciate ligament surgeries
  • Joint realignment

Diagnostic Tools

  • Digital x-rays including dental x-rays
  • Abdominal, thoracic and extremity ultrasound
  • Comprehensive on-site laboratories
  • Flexible and rigid endoscopes

Financing surgery for your pet

Surgery for your pet can be both unexpected and costly. We have that covered. You can take advantage of a 12 month payment and interest holiday on all treatments of $200 and over at PETVET.