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AustraliasPremierSpecialtyFacilityforAnimals WelcometoSouthpawsSpecialtySurgeryforAnimals.Ourstateoftheartreferralhospitalhasbeenspecificallydesignedtooptimizethehealthofyourpet.Webringtogethertheknowledgeandexperienceofourhighlyqualifiedpersonnelwiththeworldsbesttechnologyforthediagnosisandtreatmentofyourpets. SERVICESOurfocusisonyouandthecomfortandwell-beingofyourpet.Weputyourmindateasebeforeduringandaftertreatment.Southpawsisamulti-disciplinaryspecialtyveterinaryhospitalofferingreferralservicesforsurgeryinternalmedicineandcancercare.OurveterinaryservicesareatthecuttingedgeofcapabilitiesinAustralia.Weaimtobeoneoftheworldsbestbyinvestingintechnologiesthatprovidesuperiorhealthoutcomesforourpatients.Werejustlikeaspecialisthospitalforpeople-youvisityourGPveterinarianforyourpetsdiagnosisandtreatmentrecommendations.WorkinginpartnershipwithusyourvetmayreferyourpettoSouthpawsforspecialtysurgeryinternalmedicineandcancercareneeds. AtSouthpawsweprovidespecialistsofttissuesurgerycardiothoracicgastrointestinalandurinarytractsurgicaloncologyorthopaedicneurosurgeryandminimallyinvasivesurgeryandextensivepost-operativecare.WeofferafullrangeofpreventativeandtherapeuticorthopaedicsurgicalproceduresforcaninecruciatediseaseincludingTPLOTTAextracapelbowdysplasiahipdysplasiashoulderlamenessfracturerepairorthopaediccancerandjointreplacement.Cancertreatmentcanincorporatesurgeryradiationtherapyanddrugtherapy.SouthpawsMedicalOncologyServiceprovidesaccuratediagnosisandstagingandcompassionatediscussionoftreatmentforalltypesofcancer.Therapeuticoptionsincludeconventionalhigh-dosechemotherapynovelmolecularly-targetedpharmacologicagentsimmunotherapyandhormonaltherapy.Weworkcloselywithoursurgeonstoformulateanddeliverthebestpossiblecancertreatmentplans.Southpawsalsoprovidesstemcelltherapyforthetreatmentofcanineosteoarthritisrelievingpainanddiscomfortformanypatients.Neurosurgeryrequirespatienceexperienceandoutstandingtechnicalskill.OurfounderDr.CharlesKuntzhasperformedover2000spinalsurgeriesandroutinelyperformsbrainsurgery.Charlesalsodevelopedthetechniqueofencephaloscopytocontrolepilepsyindogs.Ourinternalmedicineserviceistherewhenyourpetissimplynotfeelingtheirbest.Wehaveexperienceinthediagnosisandtreatmentofconditionsaffectingtheendocrinehormonalgastrointestinalhepatobiliarypancreaticneuromuscularrespiratoryandurogenitalsystemsaswellasinfectiousimmune-mediatedandhematologicbloodcelldisorders.Ourprogressiveapproachtocasemanagementissupportedbydiagnosticmethodssuchasultrasoundscopingtechniquesandimage-guidedbiopsycollection.e SurgeryOrthopaedicNeurologicOncologicSoftTissueMinimallyInvasiveCardiothoracicsurgeryStemCellTherapyOsteoarthritistreatmentInternalMedicineDiagnosticsRadiographyUltrasoundEndoscopyBronchoscopyCystoscopyImage-guidedbiopsycollectionUrologyEndocrinologyGastroenterologyNeurologyRespiratoryUpperLowerImagingCTScanUltrasoundDigitalradiographyEndoscopyCardiologyOncologyDiagnosisandStagingSurgeryChemotherapyImmunotherapyRadiationtherapyPhysiotherapyHydrotherapy CTScanner WehavebuiltoneofthefriendliestmostcompassionateandtechnologicallyadvancedveterinaryhospitalsinAustralia.SouthpawsboaststheonlyradiationtherapyunitforanimalsinVictoriaandoneofthefewunitsavailableforthetreatmentofanimalsAustralia-wide.OurComputedTomographyCTscanneristhenewestofitstypeforveterinaryuseinAustraliawhichgivesimprovedimagequalityfasterandmoreaccuratediagnosisandshorteranaesthetictimes.InconjunctionwithRoyalCaninpetfoodcompanySouthpawshasinvestedin3Dprintertechnology.ThisallowsustomodelcomplexsurgicalsitesfromCTscans.Theresultisfasterandmoreaccuratediagnosisandtargetedsurgerywithimprovedoutcomesforpatients.TheSouthpawsfacilitywaspurpose-builttoprovideyouandyourpetwiththeverybestveterinaryhealthcare.Thenumerousconsultationroomsminimizewaitingtimesandmaximizeprivacy.Treatmentanddiagnosticproceduresoccurindedicatedareaswhilstsurgeryisperformedinastate-of-the-artsterilesurgicalsuitewithhepa-filteredpositivepressureventilation.PurrfectCatWardOurfacilitiesincludeasegregatedwardforcatswhichmakesanyhospitalstaymorepleasantforourfelinepatientsandenhancesrecovery.Ourfelinepatientsandtheirownersnowalsohaveaseparatewaitingareaandallocatedconsultationrooms.TECHNOLOGYANDFACILITIES3DPrinter SouthpawsisheadedbyDr.CharlesKuntz.Withover20yearssurgicalexperienceandtrainingCharlesisoneoftheworldsmostexperiencedandcompetentveterinarysurgeons.CharlesisaDiplomateoftheAmericanCollegeofVeterinarySurgeonsaRegisteredSpecialistofSmallAnimalSurgeryandanACVSFoundingFellowofSurgicalOncology.PartneringwithCharlesisDr.JamesSimcockwhorecentlycompletedtwoyear-longinternshipsandathreeyearresidencyhereatSouthpawstosuccessfullysitandpasstheAmericanCollegeofVeterinarySurgeonsboardcertificationexamination.BypassingthisexamJamesisregisteredasaspecialistinsmallanimalsurgeryinAustralia.ThismakesJamesoneofthefirstfullyAustralian-trainedsurgeonstopassthisexamination.EachofourdisciplinesisheadedbyaDiplomateoftheAmericanCollegeoftheirrespectivefields.Weregularlyproducetechnicalarticlesforpeerreviewedjournalsandcontinuingeducationkeepsusattheleadingedge.Wegivebacktothecommunitybyhostingeducationseminarsandlecturesforveterinariansthroughouttheyearbysharingvideotrainingsandencouragingvetsandnursestovisitourhospital.Ourspecialistservicesaresupportedbyresidentsinternsandsomeoftheindustrysbestnursingstaff.Southpawspatientsreceiveon-site24-hourmonitoringandcare.Wereceiveveryfewafter-hoursemergencieswhichallowsournursingstafftofocusonin-patientcare.Thisensuresthatyourpetremainscleancomfortablefedandwateredpain-freeandstress-freethroughouttheirhospitalstay.OURTEAMNotonlyareourstaffgreatatwhattheydotheyarefriendlycaringandapproachable. PARTNERSWepartnerwiththebestspecialistsandrehabilitationprofessionals.SouthpawsisproudtopartnerwithCardiorespiratoryPetReferralsCPRVictoriaandDogsinMotionphysiotherapy.CPRVictoria Dr.RichardWoolleyofCPRVictoriaistheonlyspecialistveterinarycardiologistinVictoria.SouthpawsuniquepartnershipwithCPRVictoriaprovidesyourpetwiththebestpossiblecardiorespiratorycarecombiningtheadvancedfacilitiesandequipmentofSouthpawswiththeknowledgeandexpertiseofDr.Woolley.Richardsareasofinterestandpublicationsemphasizecardiorespiratorymedicineofbothdogsandcatsandincludeechocardiographypacemakerimplantationballoonvalvuloplastyandstemcelltherapy.ForoutpatientphysiotherapySouthpawsturnstoDogsinMotion.ConvenientlylocatedatourSouthpawsbuildinginMoorabbinDogsinMotionisoperatedbyAustraliasmostexperiencedanimalphysiotherapistMichelleMonkBPhysioHonsMAnStAnimalPhysioDipMyoTher.DogsinMotionaretheexpertsinsmallanimalrehabilitationandwilldevelopaprogramtohelpyourpetreachtheirrehabilitationgoalssooner.DogsinMotionphysiotherapycapabilitiesincludeadedicatedhydrotherapytreadmill.DogsinMotionPhysiotherapy OURCOREVALUES SouthpawsSpecialtySurgeryforAnimals3RoperStMoorabbin3189VictoriaP61395531775F61386777630www.southpaws.com.auNMelbourneCBDSouthRdCochranesRdChestervilleRdChapelRdRowansRdBulliStWickhamRdNepeanHwyRoperStKeysRdBirdumStGenoaSt