Veterinary Neurosurgery And Neurology
Reactive, reassuring treatment
Neurological problems call for a quick response from experienced professionals; those who can commence the right kind of treatment quickly while offering exceptional levels of support for pet owners.
From seizures and epilepsy to nerve and spinal conditions, we’re ready to respond to the most complex of neurological cases. As soon as we’re needed, we’re there to provide advanced, personalised care, while always prioritising wellbeing above everything else.
The most advanced facilities
With advanced imaging capabilities and a number of highly-equipped on-site theatres, our practice is completely equipped to diagnose and treat in a fast and effective manner.
Our specialist team of neurosurgeons have years of experience in their field, and work closely with our other departments to ensure a fully-integrated approach to treatment that results in the best possible care.
NeoplasiaFind out more
One of the types of neoplasia in dogs we treat are brain tumours, which is a form of cancer that affects the brain itself or the brain tissue.
Intervertebral Disc DiseaseFind out more
If your vet thinks your pet may have IVDD, they’ll most likely arrange for an MRI or CT scan so they can effectively diagnose the condition and locate the source.
EpilepsyFind out more
A common neurological condition, epilepsy causes multiple regular seizures in sufferers.
Vestibular Disease In Dogs And CatsFind out more
Vestibular syndrome is a range of diseases that affect the vestibular system, a complex series of nerves and components responsible for balance and coordination.
Chiari-like Malformation And SyringomyeliaFind out more
Common in small-breed and brachycephalic dogs, both chiari-like malformation and syringomyelia are inherited disorders.
Fibrocartilaginous Embolism (FCE)Find out more
A sudden spinal injury, fibrocartilaginous embolism (FCE) is caused by a blood vessel blockage in the spinal cord.
Wobbler SyndromeFind out more
Wobbler Syndrome is a neurological disease that causes malformations of the neck vertebrae, resulting in spinal cord compression.
Canine Degenerative MyelopathyFind out more
Canine Degenerative Myelopathy (CDM) is a progressive, degenerative disease that affects a dog’s spinal cord along with the brain and cranial nerves.
HemilaminectomyFind out more
hemilaminectomy is a type of surgery commonly used to manage injuries and spinal conditions such as Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD), which can cause spinal compression in dogs and cats.
End-to-end care for you and your pet
We know that when your pet has a neurological problem, the future can seem uncertain. It’s often a frightening and upsetting time, and you just want the best possible outcome. We’re here to help you throughout your pet’s treatment, by your side at every step of the journey so that you feel knowledgeable, prepared and reassured.
How other owners feel about us
We would like to thank Don and the rest of the Dogwood team for everything they have done for Casper. He is making an excellent recovery after his spinal surgery and is certainly getting back to his normal self again. Thank you!
Judith Storey and her 1 year old Shih Tzu Casper
I couldn’t be happier with the treatment Luna received from Don and the team. She had excellent care during her few days there and I think she enjoyed all the fuss – and now she’s home we can’t keep her still!
Marissa Lowe and her 2 year old cat Luna
Our veterinary neurosurgery services
We’ll be able to advise the best course of treatment depending on your pet’s condition and its severity. We can treat a wide number of neurological conditions, including but not limited to: