Wombat Hospital


hospital

The hospital is a continuing work in progress. We are continuing to gather equipment and supplies to treat the very ill and injured wombats and occasionally other species as well. We’d like to thank Australian Geographic for their generous support and hosting the fund raiser that allowed the purchase of the caravan which houses the equipment and provides a climate controlled environment in which to work.

 

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X-Ray Machine

We’d also like to thank Wombat Crossing Vineyards and Ian Napier for providing a microscope as well as contributing along with Around Hermitage Association for a portable generator. And a big thank you to Ian and the members of Wombat Field and Wine Club for helping us to purchase a portable anaesthetic machine. A huge thank you to Sophie Brenton for organising the raffle, acquiring the site shed and getting it completely outfitted and climate controlled to be used as our new hospital as we’ve outgrown the caravan.

 

We have also recently acquired an x-ray machine through burrowed funds – and now have digital radiograph capabilities that speed up the diagnosing process which in turn reduces the stress on the injured wombats. Any contribution toward this much needed equipment and the ongoing hospital supplies would be highly appreciated, here through our donations page.

 

Thanks to your donations so far, we have Australia’s ONLY specialty wombat hospital We often host Vets and Vet nurses for training sessions on Wombats as not a lot is taught about Wombats and the care they require.

 

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