Welcome to Animal Referral Hospital

The Animal Referral Hospital aims to provide veterinarians and their patients with the highest possible standards of veterinary care. We have two state of the art facilities, and specialists who are internationally recognised in their fields.

Our nursing staff are dedicated to the care and wellbeing of pets in the hospital. Our staff are all devoted pet owners themselves, and pets are treated as our own, with every effort made to make their stay as comfortable as possible.



"Thank you to ARH & more specifically to Narelle Brown for such amazing support with our dog Rocky!" 

~ Pat & Charlotte

"Thank you for saving my life. You have all been great." 

~ Dougal Deeney

"Father of Fatzo Cooper thanks you for your expertise." 

~ Billy Cooper

"Thanks so much for looking after me." 

~ Samson Gauci

"Thanks for your care and constant updates." 

~ Helen King (for Toby)

"You are all fantastic! Thanks for saving our boy!" 

~ Bailey Traynor

"Thanks again so much for looking after Friday so well. He loves everyone here."

 ~ Friday Carter

"As always – great care of our pets!!" 

~ Tory McCormick

"Thank you for all your help and care in my time here!" 

~ Kostya Allen

"Thank you to everyone for the continual care and attention you are giving to Dougal. It’s comforting to know he’s in the best of hands." 

~ Agnes & Thomas Deeney + Dougal

"To all the nurses and doctors, thank you very much for looking after Milo Dutta."  

From the Dutta’s

"To Sarah and all the wonderful staff at ARH, thanks you so much for taking the upmost care of our boy Benji. Without the expertise  and dedication of the whole team we would no longer have our pride and joy."

Mal & Justine Saltmarsh

"Just cannot thank you more to Dr John Angles and his team for caring and services provided for our beautiful India. Thank you, you are all very professional. The Gelling Family."

~ Angeline Gelling

"Just cannot express my gratitude and praise enough. Wonderful. Thank you. From Banjo too." 

~ Niki Norris

"Thank you for helping ME and watching me throughout my journey here. God Bless You xxxxxx" 

~ Brocky

"Thanks so much for looking after me." 

~ Barbie Su

"Very grateful for the wonderful loving care xxxx" 

~ Kitty Osborne

"Thanks for getting the chicken bone out of my throat." 

~ Leo Casamento

"Thanks for cleaning my sore tail." 

~ Chad Noonan

"Thank you for looking after my eye!" 

~ Molly Schmidt

"Thank you for taking care of me & giving me the best news ever. XXX" 

~ Jett Sweeney

"This is my second home. Just love the care & attention. Thank you." 

~ Henry

"Dear Team Members,

Thank you so much for attending to our much loved Mini Schnauzer who was admitted in a critically ill state by Dr. Vikki to your Baulkham Hills Hospital around midnight on the 19th of February and then transferred to the care of Dr. John Angles at Homebush. Due to your excellent care we were able to take her home last night, apparently on the road to recovery."

~ Mini Schnauzer


New Exotics Service for Animal Referral HospitalPosted By : admin Posted on :February 15, 2014
- We are delighted to announce that Jayne Weller, an experienced exotic veterinarian, is now on staff at the ARH. Jayne can treat a range of exotic pets as listed below: All bird species from canaries to macaws and backyard chickens Reptiles – Snakes, lizards, turtles, crocodilians Pocket pets: Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Ferrets, Rats and Mice […]
Veterinarians Urge Pet Owners to Support Animal Blood Donor ProgramsPosted By : admin Posted on :November 11, 2013
- Last week’s ABC news report* on terminally bleeding racing Greyhounds as a solution to the requirement of blood products provoked a strong response from the veterinary and pet owner community.   Every year, thousands of Greyhounds that don’t make it on the track are euthanised and many are drained of their blood to provide blood products […]
Veterinarians warn Easter goodies toxic to petsPosted By : admin Posted on :April 3, 2014
- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2014 Veterinarians warn Easter goodies toxic to pets What do chocolate eggs, Lillies and hot cross buns have in common?  Easter goodies and an emergency trip to the vet! Many family pets end up in veterinary hospitals over Easter due to poisoning, says Dr Sarah Goldsmid, specialist small animal surgeon […]
Veterinarians warning killer virus to threaten pet rabbitsPosted By : admin Posted on :February 21, 2014
- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 21, 2014 Veterinarians warning killer virus to threaten pet rabbits Veterinarians are urging owners of domestic rabbits to vaccinate against a killer virus to be soon released in Sydney to control the wild rabbit population.  The NSW National Parks and Wildlife’s ongoing feral rabbit control program helps to reduce the negative […]
Emergency veterinarians caution summer not so fun for petsPosted By : admin Posted on :January 21, 2014
- MEDIA RELEASE 22 January 2014 Emergency veterinarians caution summer not so fun for pets Ticks, snakes and the heat waves! Veterinarians are warning pet owners to watch out for hot weather perils that can be deadly to furry friends.  “Paralysis ticks, heat stress, snake bites, dog attacks and food poisoning are the most common dangers […]
A Christmas Marvel – Feline Third Degree Burns Victim Reunites with FamilyPosted By : admin Posted on :December 29, 2013
-   Many families lost their homes in severe bushfires that ravaged the Blue Mountains two months ago. David and Kim Bartush from Winmalee also lost everything except what matters the most – their beloved cat, Molly.  The six-year-old Russian feline was severely burned in the fires and spent two months receiving intensive treatment at the […]