As an ASAVA accredited hospital you can be assured that our surgical facilities are of the highest standards. From our equipment through to our cleaning regimes everything is scrutinised by independent assessors before we are reaccredited every 4 years. The surgical suite at Karingal Veterinary Hospital is large enough to cater for 2 surgeries occurring […]Read more
At Karingal Veterinary Hospital and Ballam Park Veterinary Clinic we believe every anaesthetic must be performed in the safest manner possible. For this reason we recommend every dog, cat and many of our exotic patients having a general anaesthetic should have preanaesthetic blood testing prior to the event. This is particularly so for puppies and […]Read more
Despite general anaesthesia being a common procedure that is performed in veterinary practices every day it is not without risks. At Karingal Veterinary Hospital and Ballam Park Veterinary Clinic we endeavour to make every anaesthetic event as safe as possible. For this reason we recommend that all pets that are to undergo general anaesthesia are […]Read more
Integral to our surgical care provided at our practices is the anaesthesia of the patient. Having a pet undergoing anaesthesia can be a stressful and worrying time for any pet owner. This is understandable because general anaesthesia is not without risks. These risks can be greatly reduced by performing preanaesthetic blood testing and providing intravenous […]Read more
No-one likes to see animals in pain, particularly when that pain is caused by a surgical procedure. Ensuring our patients are as comfortable as possible is therefore a primary goal of all of our veterinarians. When planning your pet’s surgical procedure our veterinarians will always consider what level of pain relief will be required, how […]Read more
One of the most important factors that influences a general anaesthesia and the recovery time afterwards is patient warmth. When an animal is anaesthetised it loses the ability to regulate its body temperature and as a result it can lose a tremendous amount of body heat. It is well known that cold animals are harder […]Read more
Your pet’s care does not stop once we have completed the surgery! We know as a pet owner you will have questions after your pet’s procedure. These may include “when can he eat?”, “should I exercise her?” and “when do the stitches come out?”. Rest assured we are here to answer these and any other […]Read more
Anaesthetising and performing surgery of any type on any animal is a complicated thing. It requires skill, knowledge, organisation and monitoring… and it’s a team effort to provide all this. When your pet is having a surgery with us at either Karingal Vet Hospital or Ballam Park Vet Clinic a veterinarian and veterinary nurse are […]Read more
328 Cranbourne Road, Frankston, VIC, 3199
P: (03) 9789 3444
The Karingal Veterinary Hospital is open 7 days a week.
Our hours are
- 8am-8pm Monday-Friday,
- 9am-5pm Saturday,
- Temporarily closed on Sundays Due To Covid,
* We are closed on public holidays.