Woodvale Vet Hospital is a purpose built facility which allows us to provide the best care possible. We have modern diagnostic analyzers and provide many treatment procedures on site. The hospital is a family run, independent practice owned by Drs Todd Dalton and Flaminia Coiacetto.
We are happy to accept referrals and second opinions.
Consultations are arranged by appointment for your convenience. This will help to minimize wait times, allows us to allocate enough time to thoroughly examine your pet, discuss the problem and answer any queries you may have. We are also able to arrange a home visit if you are unable to bring your pet in. If you have an emergency please try to call us and come down straight away!
We have a dedicated surgical theatre to insure sterility. We have a surgical team for more challenging surgeries such as cruciate (aka ACL) ligament repairs.
At this Hospital we use the latest anaesthetic drugs Additionally, we have invested in the latest monitoring equipment which results in the safest possible anaesthesia for your pets. Modern advances in anaesthetic agents give us much more control and greatly reduced anaesthetic risks.
Our Hospital environment is kept to the highest hygienic standards.
Your pets are provided with blankets and towels for bedding. We even have little electric blankets!
The hospital has in house digital x-ray equipment. This means high quality X-rays with much lower radiation exposure to your pets and our staff.
We always show our radiographs (x rays) to help understand what we’re seeing. Copies are available upon request.
Dr Todd Dalton has trained with specialists in medicine and radiology in order to hone his ultrasonography skills. As a result, the ultrasound has proven to be a very powerful diagnostic tool. We are always happy to accept referrals from other veterinary clinics.
Modern Dental Drills, Ultrasonic de-scaling and Surgical Dental equipment are used to reduce anaesthetic time in cleaning and treating teeth problems and keeping teeth and gums healthy.
We also have access to a Dental Xray Unit available to take high quality teeth radiographs.
We have in hospital a full diagnostic laboratory including biochemistry, refractometers, microscopes, glucometers and a multitude of other laboratory analyzers for quick assessment of your pet’s health status.
We employ the largest and most experienced veterinary pathology lab in Western Australia to do our specialist diagnostic work – haematology, immunological testing, and more on blood samples. Microscopy, bacterial culture and sensitivity and histopathology on tissue samples. These tests help us to accurately diagnose problems that are not easily detected on just a physical examination.
General advice is free.
Check out our Pet Care section of this site for a multitude of Healthcare information. If you don’t find what you need please call us.
We give generous pensioner and health care cardholder discounts. Please bring your pension card etc with you each time. Please note accounts must be settled at the time of consultation or when your pet is discharged from hospital.
Emergencies will be seen as quickly as possible during opening hours. If you have an emergency after hours, ring our normal daytime number and you will hear a recorded message of how to contact the after hours veterinary clinics below.
The closest emergency hospitals are:
EVH Emergency Vet Hospital
1 Chokolich St, Wangara WA 6065
T 08 9200 4460
Balcatta Vet 24