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Senior Vet Surgeon Dr Joan Deetman offers you personalised vet services for all your pets.

Small animal minor medical consultations & surgeries e.g vaccinations can be seen at our Serpentine clinic. Major medical & surgical small animal consultations will be seen at our sister clinic - Warnbro Sound Vet Clinic in Port Kennedy.

FREE Patient Transport is available between our clinics.


  • Routine surgeries- including sterilisation for all female and male, non-breeding animals.
  • Pet Dentistry -our clinics offerGold Standard Dental Carefor small animals. This includes Comprehensive Oral Examinations, Dental Xrays and Dental Surgery.
  • Pre-anaesthetic blood tests are advised for various reasons - just like in human medicine.More information onPre-anaesthetic testing before SURGERY.
  • Microchippingand vaccinations.
  • Our modern Digital X-ray System produces high quality diagnostic pictures instantly. Images can be placed on a CD or thumbdrive for clients to take home. We may also email images to specialists if referrals or further diagnostics are required.
  • High quality Ultrasound isused for numerous diagnostic applications- pregancy diagnosis, chest and abdominal scans can be routinely performed.
  • Rabbits and ferrets are often seen with dental problems being a common concern for rabbits.
  • Birds and Wildlife are often brought in to clinics for treatment after which they will be returned to the wild or placed with wildlife carers.
  • OurMobile Vet Serviceis available in all areas between our clinics.
  • Pet euthenasia information CLICK HERE


EBooks: Did you forget what the vet said?

There is often a lot of information to take in during a consultation. No need to worry though - we have a variety of Ebooks available FREE to our clients, that contain information on various pet conditions. These will be emailed to you, along with a summary of your pets condition, at the end of your consultation. So you can read all about your pets condition later, in the comfort of your own home!

Click here for an example:Home Care After Hospital

At Silverson Vet - weknowyour pets are family.

Rely On Us for experienced, professional medical care at affordable prices.

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Cat Toileting - Does Your Cat have a Proper Toilet?

Cats are great companions - proven by the fact that in Australia29 % of households own a cat. As part of our responsible pet ownership, there is now more awareness of the need to keep cats inside for the following reasons:

To reduce:

  • predation of wildlife
  • nuisance behaviour & fighting of roaming cats
  • unwanted matings
  • risk of road accidents
  • snake bites in summer
  • transmission of infectious disease between cats

Whilst we all intend to confine cats for the right reasons - the cats welfare may be compromised if appropriate steps are not taken to ensure their health and welfare continues to be maintained in that confined environment.

Studies have shown, especially in multi-cat households, that the following problems can arise from confinement:

  • Increased incidence of urinary tract problems mainly due to:

- not enough litter trays being provided - there should be one for each cat

- infrequent cleaning of litter trays

- use of crystal type litter

  • The RSPCA has identified that cats are often rehomed due to the cat toileting in the house without using the litter tray.
  • Behavioural problems can arise from not enough environmental enrichment.
  • Significant health issues can arise from cats not receiving enough direct sunlight.
  • Vegetarian diets are strictly not allowed for cats - being obligate carnivores cats must receive an appropriate diet to prevent significant health issues.

Ref: AVA Media statement 17/5/18

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