MOBILE VET FOR
THE ADELAIDE AREA

8281 6400

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Due to the improved conditions relating to COVID-19 in Adelaide.
We are BACK doing home visits.
 Consultations by phone and  skype icon SKYPE are still available if preferred.

Please contact reception to make an appointment or find the best solution for you and your pet

Vet on Wheels

Mobile Vet Services

Areas

We service most Northern, Eastern and Western Suburbs. See our Service Area list

Hours

  • Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm
  • Saturday 8:30am to 12:30pm
  • Closed:
    • Public Holidays
    • Easter
    • Christmas
    • New Year

House Calls by appointment. Please Call 08 8281 6400 to discuss.
We do our best to arrive as scheduled but traffic conditions, emergencies or other unforeseen circumstances will sometimes cause us to be late or need to reschedule.
House calls are scheduled to be as geographically close as possible, which means that we may not be available to be in your area on a given day.
Exceptions can be made for sick pets but may incur an emergency surcharge depending on the case in question and availability (i.e. rebooking other appointments to fit you in).

Fees

The charge for a House Call is $169.95 during normal office hours. This includes consulting the owner and the general examination of his/her pet. Required treatments, procedures and medications are not included in this fee and are charged accordingly.

House Call Fee

  • The House call fee includes: the visit to your home and the examination of your pet.
  • The House call fee is the same for ALL SUBURBS serviced.

Procedures

  • Such as treatment, medications, surgery are charged separately.
  • Treatment options are discussed with the client prior to treatment.

Pet insurance

  • Have you considered Pet insurance to protect you from unexpected Bills? If so you should purchase the insurance while your pet is healthy. Google Pet insurance for a comprehensive listing of insurance possibilities.

Services in the home

In general a Vet can do in your home what a Dr can do you for you in his clinic. Just like in human medicine: If further treatment is required involving a surgery or hospitalisation, referral to a clinic is often necessary.

List of things we can do at your home:

House Calls, home consultation, health checks, heart checks, ear checks, general wellness checks, skin checks, dental checks, eye checks, nose checks, nail checks, sedation, nail clips, fur clips, lameness checks, orthopaedic checks, puppy vaccinations, kitten vaccinations, immunization, adult pet vaccinations, microchipping, wound checks, worming, flea treatments, worm treatments, wing clipping, bird checks, avian medicine, blood testing, blood taking, Senior checks, arthritis checks, knee checks, orthopaedic checks, lameness examinations, anal glands, ear treatments, worm treatment, some dental extractions, grass seed removal, skin treatment, heart treatment, eye treatments, sample taking, urine collection, swabs for culture are all things that can be performed while the Vet is at your house examining your pet in its own environment and treatment by medication is available at the time of the house call.

Some conditions or procedures require a clinic environment. Vets on Wheels provides transport to Dr Kens Vet Clinic for treatments, day surgery or hospitalisation if needed.

List of conditions requiring a clinic: (Dr Ken's Vet Clinic)

De-sexing surgery i.e. Spey, Castration, neutering

Radiological examination i.e. x-rays

Orthopaedic Surgeries such as Cruciate Ligament repair, Luxating Patella correction and fracture management/repair.

Dentistry involving General Anaesthesia such as dental/tooth extractions

Routine surgeries include: lump removals, skin cancer removals, biopsies, wound repairs, difficult grass seed removals, cat fight abscesses, hernia repair, and anal gland abscess management. Other conditions that are commonly managed successfully at Dr Kens Vet Clinic are entropion, cherry eye, aural hematoma, extra dew claws,

Major surgeries: Gastric Dilation Volvulus (BLOAT), Cesarian Section, Foreign Body removal, twisted bowel, infected uterus or pyometra, and gall bladder surgery are some examples.

Conditions that require hospitalisation:

Emergency care, poisoning, intoxication, envenomation, snake bite, tick bite, insect bite, spider bite, car accidents, shock requiring fluid therapy, dehydration, severe infection, Diabetes management i.e. glucose curve, severe diarrhoea, Parvo, Distemper, Hepatitis, Cat Flu, Feline enteritis, seizures, epilepsy, dog fights, cat fights, and many other conditions need hospitalisation to treat them effectively.

More details on our Mobile Vet Services