Perth Equine Hospital has a purpose-built surgical suite, padded induction and recovery stall, gaseous anaesthetic machine and advanced anaesthetic monitoring equipment. All surgical procedures are performed by Dr Josie Leutton, who joined Perth Equine Hospital in January 2014 after completing a rigorous 3-year training programme at Randwick Equine Centre in Sydney.

We perform a wide variety of surgical procedures at Perth Equine Hospital including:

  • Arthroscopies (joint surgeries for chip removal, flush of septic joint)
  • Upper airway surgeries (tie-backs, tie-forwards, vocal cord resection etc)
  • Colic surgeries Wound repairs
  • Wound repairs
  • Bone sequestrum removals
  • Foal surgeries: Transphyseal bridging, check ligament desmotomy, umbilical hernia repair
  • Routine castrations and cryptorchidectomy (undescended testicle)
  • Fracture repairs

Some surgical procedures do not require a general anaesthetic and can be performed under local anaesthesia and sedation.

To find out more about surgical procedures please call the practice on 08 9479 1800 to talk to our friendly veterinarians.

Perth Equine Hospital

(08) 9479 1800

Paul O'Callaghan
Perth Equine Hospital
47 Epsom Avenue
Ascot WA 6104

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