Specialist Referrals


When an animal develops an unusual illness or injury, there is often a need for specialised expertise and equipment to properly diagnose and treat the problem. If your pet has a problem that requires this level of expertise we can refer you to a specialist that has earned our trust and confidence in order to give your pet the optimal chance of recovery.  The closest specialist centre to our clinic is Veterinary Specialist Services at Underwood however we will recommend the specialist and facility that is required for your pets condition. We also have visiting specialists, such as an orthopaedic surgeon that consults and operates out of our clinic on an as-need basis.

Australian registered veterinary specialists undergo a rigorous training and examination process to obtain their qualifications, and like human specialists are considered to be the epitome of knowledge in their field. We work closely alongside the specialists and together can offer optimum care for pets that require this service.

Specialists are independent veterinarians and set their own fees. It's a good idea to ask them about costs when you call to make an appointment.