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$84.90
Repeat visit$69.90
Nail clip$40.50
Microchip (includes implantation)$75
Cartrophen (arthritis injection)$45-$60
First Puppy or Kitten Visit (conditions here)Free
Puppy preschool 5 week course$178

Vaccination Prices

All vaccinations include the consultation fee, a full physical examination and your questions answered. You can read about our vaccine protocols here.

3 year C5 Vaccination $150.90
Kennel cough vaccine (years 2 & 3)$110.90
3 year C3 Vaccination$140.60
Puppy 10 week C5 Package$314.40 (what is included?)
Adult C5 if > 3 months overdue$186.90 (includes intranasal)
F3 Vaccination$112.90
FIV Vaccination$85.90 ($36.40 if with F3)
Calicivirus vaccination$112.90
Distemper vaccination$112.90 ($61.40 2nd, 3rd ferret)

Desexing & Neutering Prices

Desexing prices include:

  • intravenous drip with M-K pain infusion
  • take home pain medication
  • no-lick collar (except male cats)
  • 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$360.20 ($439.90*)
Castrate 10-19kg male$388.90 ($467.20*)
Castrate 20-29kg male$421.80 ($500.70*)
Castrate 30-44kg male$461.90 ($540.20*)
Spay < 10kg female$468.60 ($599.70*)
Spay 10-19kg female$537.50 ($675.20*)
Spay 20-29kg female$599.70 ($744.20*)
Spay 30-44kg female$667.90 ($819.70*)
Castration male$153.90
Spay female$349.50
Desexing (male & female)$385.80 (includes recovery food)
Ferrets & Rats 
Desexing (male & female)$349.50

Dentistry Prices

Dental Scale and Polish (Dog): $552.65 (for dogs up to 30kg with maximum Grade 2 disease)

Dental Scale and Polish (Cat): $552.65 includes 4 dental x-raysread why here)

For dogs with Grade 2 Periodontal Disease and above, we also recommend dental X-rays for a set fee of $100.30 (unlimited views, extra anaesthetic @ $2.66/min).

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. Click here for more about tooth extraction.

Incisor tooth extraction (Rabbit): $638.45

Prices include general anaesthetic and intravenous fluids

You will also need to come for a checkup with the vet first (see fee above) if you haven’t seen us recently.

ProHeart Prices

This is the annual heartworm prevention injection used by most of our clients


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$350
Small lump removal$700
Large lump removal$1300
Cruciate (small dog)$1900
Cruciate (large dog)$4200
Patella (small dog)$1300
Costs for cruciate procedures include 24 hours in hospital on an MLK pain infusion drip

Once again, add a consultation fee for a checkup and second opinion first if you’re new to us. Click here for information on the differences in dog cruciate surgery.

Diagnostic Test Prices

Again, due to the large variety of options these prices can only give a rough guide. Add a checkup fee for new cases.

Xrays & sedation (2 views)$500
Ultrasound & sedation$600
Ear infection cytology$48
Lump needle aspiration$35
Urine tests (in house)$35
Annual wellness blood test$167.05
Preanaesthetic test (>7y)$159.50
Preanaesthetic test (<7y)$118.80

Related: This article provides a longer discussion of vet prices