Open 24 hours a day all year round
Specialist services in surgery, internal medicine and oncology
COVID-19 Update - We are open
We are open and have safety measures in place in response to COVID-19.
Animal Referral Hospital Essendon Fields is open and here to help. Veterinary care remains an essential service. With current Covid-19 restrictions, you can travel outside the 5km radius from your home for vet care and travel after curfew hours to visit our hospital.
We are delivering minimal contact pet care to ensure your safety and that of our team. Please call us on arrival and we will provide further instructions. Please notify us over the phone if you are unwell or have been in contact with anyone with coronavirus.
Our safety procedures are in place to ensure that we can continue to provide veterinary care. As always, our priority is providing care to your pet. Please understand that there may be increased wait times and new procedures in place, please work with us and remain respectful of our team in these unprecedented times.
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We are a 24 hour emergency
At our Essendon clinic, ARH provides a 24 hour emergency service and specialist referral services in surgery, internal medicine, ophthalmology and oncology. This is supported by a range of complimentary services including diagnostic imaging, nursing and intensive care.Discover services
Designed specifically for veterinarians, this section provides easy access to our online referral form, case feedback form and ARH education centre.Learn more
To make your visit as stress free as possible, check out this section specifically for owners including information about visiting hours, seeing a specialist, hospital stays and payment and insurance.Learn more