About Small Animal Surgery
The Section of Small Animal Surgery is one of eight sections in the Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies.
The Small Animal Surgery Section provide specialist level care for animals referred from the Outpatients Clinic at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Animal Hospital, veterinarians all over the country, the African sub-region and beyond the equator to northern Africa. In addition to these important functions, the surgery team also provides the theoretical and clinicaI training of undergraduate veterinary and paraveterinary students and the postgraduate students participating in the residency and internship programmes of the Small Animal Surgery Section.
We welcome referrals for all surgical cases including cruciate repair, hip replacements, arthroscopy, intervertebral disc disease and fractures.