Price List

The following list of prices provides a guide to the cost of services at Walkerville Vet. It should give a good idea of what you can expect. However, due to price changes and differences between patients, absolute accuracy cannot be guaranteed.

Please Note: we apologise that we are unable to provide any further information or comment on another vet’s fees without seeing your pet for a consultation.

Consultation Prices

Standard visit $66.50
Repeat visit $55
Nail clip $31.50
Microchip (includes implantation) $56.60
Cartrophen (arthritis injection)$40-$50
First Puppy or Kitten Visit (conditions here)Free

Vaccination Prices

All vaccinations include a full physical examination and your questions answered. You can read about what is included in the puppy package here and vaccine protocols here.

3 year C5 Vaccination  $118.20
Kennel cough vaccine (years 2 & 3) $87.20
3 year C3 Vaccination $109.80
Puppy 10 week C5 Package $246.60
F3 Vaccination $88.90 (4 week booster $81.70)
FIV Vaccination $68.10 ($29.20 with F3)
Calicivirus vaccination $91
Distemper vaccination $88.50 ($44.25 2nd, 3rd ferret)

Desexing & Neutering Prices

Desexing prices include:

  • intravenous drip with MLK pain infusion
  • take home pain medication
  • no-lick collar (except male cats, large dogs)
  • stitch removal

You can read more about desexing options here and the best age here. Prices marked with an asterisk (*) are for dogs over 9 months of age.

Castrate < 10kg male $223 ($282.50*)
Castrate 10-19kg male $244.50 ($303*)
Castrate 20-29kg male $269 ($328*)
Castrate 30-44kg male $299 ($357.50*)
Spay < 10kg female $304 ($402*)
Spay 10-19kg female $355.50 ($458.50*)
Spay 20-29kg female $402 ($510*)
Spay 30-44kg female $453 ($566.50*)
Castration male $115
Spay female $215
Desexing (male & female) $215
Ferrets & Rats
Desexing (male & female) $215

Dentistry Prices

Fees are predictable, as long as no teeth need removal. If this happens, we’ll always call first to discuss any options you may have.

Dental Scale and Polish (Dog): $415.10 (for dogs up to 30kg with maximum Grade 2 disease)

Dental Scale and Polish (Cat): $334.75 (all cats)

Prices include general anaesthetic and intravenous fluids

For Grade 2 Periodontal Disease and above, we also recommend dental X-rays for a set fee of $75 (unlimited views, extra anaesthetic @ $2/min).

Prices do not include a consultation fee (required for dentistry, X-rays and surgery for animals we haven’t seen). Read about the value of a second opinion here.

Surgery Prices

It is impossible to give an accurate idea of costs for surgery due to the many variables. However, here are some guidelines:

Grass seed removal $200
Small lump removal $600
Large lump removal $1200
Cruciate (small dog) $1500
Cruciate (large dog) $3500
Patella (small dog) $1200

Diagnostic Test Prices

Again, due to the large variety of options these prices can only give a rough guide.

Xrays & sedation (2 views) $300
Blood test profiles From $130
Ultrasound & sedation $450

Related: This article provides a longer discussion of vet prices