Caring for a wide range of small animals

Welcome to Racecourse Road Veterinary Hospital

Our mission is to provide the very best health care to pets because we believe that they deserve it. Whether your pet has fur, feathers or scales, they are a member of the family. We are driven to provide modern and professional health care of exceptional quality. With good advice and professional recommendations, you’ll be well equipped to make the best ongoing decisions for your pet.

Visiting the vet can be a stressful experience for some animals and so one of our underlying philosophies is to create an enjoyable and fear-free experience for each and every animal that walks through our doors.

About us

Compassionate care from an expert team

We have a diverse team of 19 people all of whom love their job! Together they have the skills and knowledge to care for your loved one. Being family-owned, our hospital has a warm atmosphere where your pet will feel at home.

Over the years we have helped thousands of dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, reptiles and birds, as well as countless wildlife from the Northern Rivers region.

Our Team

Keeping Pets Happy & Healthy

Compassionate People

Looking after animals starts with compassion is one of the key values of our team

Familiar faces

It is not easy to trust someone to look after your beloved pet, rest assured we will treat them like our own family

Exceptional Care

By challenging each other and being immersed in the forefront of veterinary innovation, we ensure our hospital offers the highest quality and newest treatments for your pet

Have you downloaded our First Aid for Pets App?

In an emergency it is important to get the right information fast! Our First-Aid app is loaded with practical information and is free to download from the Apple or Android App Store.  After you’ve downloaded the app search for our hospital and get all our clinic information as well as a map to guide you.


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  • I have been using this surgery for over 10 years. They are very caring and always there if I have any concerns about my furbies.

    Ronda Thomas Avatar Ronda Thomas
    April 16, 2022

    This is a fine surgery, very caring staff and very professional vets . IMO the best in town .

    Curly Morrissey Avatar Curly Morrissey
    April 14, 2022

    Wonderful group of professionals and support staff.

    Pamela Steel Avatar Pamela Steel
    February 14, 2022

    All the team at racecourse road vet are absolutely wonderful. Their treatment, care and compassion is second to none. Our fur baby suffers with anxiety but over the years every... read more

    Alison King Avatar Alison King
    November 14, 2021
  • The lovely people at Racecourse road vets are amazing. They are so passionate about the animals they care for. Thankyou

    Renato Petronio Avatar Renato Petronio
    October 14, 2021

    Dr JJ the exotics vet is lovely and down to earth. He genuinely cares about the animals he cares for. Other staff are very friendly as well and the vet... read more

    Sarah Ash Avatar Sarah Ash
    May 14, 2021

    They were so emotionally supportive when we had to put our Boy to sleep. They did everything they could to help make his passing over the rainbow bridge easier for... read more

    cherie Thomson Avatar cherie Thomson
    May 14, 2021

    I have had dogs my whole life and this clinic is the best . They have cared for my old dog for years and have helped him so many times.... read more

    Deb Smithers Avatar Deb Smithers
    May 14, 2019

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