This page will be used to show how we deal with injuried or sick animals in our bush hospital.
Harveys tooth operation/Note pocket of infection at root of tooth.
Tooth extraction to release infection
repair decay in remaining tooth
Stitching an Antilopine Wallaroo's ripped open pouch
The Joey had to be removed to do the job.
Thirty five stitches later Beverley's Joey is put back into her pouch before she wakes
Three days later still some swelling but healing well.Joey still in pouch.
This little girl came in with this injury late in the afternoon. Fly blown and swollen.Took about 50 stitches and was not finished until after dark.Had to use a headlamp to see what I was doing.
After the repair,pouch looks good.Now Meds for 10 days and pain relief for the first 4 days.She was released back to the wild after 14 days.
Pouch in great shape.
Mother and Daughter on day of release.