Large Animal Services

Large animal services at North Queensland Specialist Equine Service include Equine surgery, Equine dentistry, Reproductive services including Artificial Insemination, Stables and yard facilities. Our In-house vet services include consultations, Pre-purchase examinations, poor performance evaluation, and complex lameness examinations. Veterinary diagnostic services include radiography, endoscopy, ultrasonography (tendon and heart) and electrocardiography (ECG) among others.

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    Equine Surgery

    Our equine surgery suite is fully equipped with surgery table, gaseous anaesthetic machine and padded recovery room. This means specialised surgical procedures for colic, bone chips and OCD, rig castrations,…

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    Equine Dentistry

    Equine Dentistry is a very important and common procedure. With accredited veterinarians in dentistry on staff, your horse’s mouth is in good hands. We have Powerfloat equipment and perform radiography…

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    Reproductive Services & Facilities

    North Queensland Specialist Equine Service offers a wide range of equine reproduction services including pre-breeding examinations of mares and stallions, semen collection, artificial insemination and North Queensland’s only equine embryo…

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    Referral Services

    North Queensland Specialist Equine Service was founded by Dr Brad Dowling, a registered specialist in equine surgery in 2005. This service is part of the Townsville Veterinary Clinic and was…

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    Tetanus Vaccinations

    We encourage all horse owners to take a stand against deadly infections affecting our horses and foals, vaccination is a crucial component of any horse’s overall health program. We can…

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    Hendra Vaccinations

    We encourage all horse owners to take a stand against deadly infections affecting our horses and foals; vaccination is a crucial component of any horse’s overall health program. We can…

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    Colic

    Colic in horses is a relatively common disorder of the digestive system. Although the term colic, in the true definition of the word, simply means “abdominal pain,” the term in horses…

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    Stables and Yard

    The Townsville Veterinary Clinic Horse Facility is a purpose built facility located on approximately 1 acre of land. This new facility was built in March 2010. The grounds are fully…