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 […]
Pets spooked! Halloween a scary time with tricks and treatsPosted By : admin Posted on :October 21, 2014
- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 21 October 2014Pets spooked! Halloween a scary time with tricks and treatsVeterinarians are reminding pet owners to keep their pets safe from tricks and toxic treats during this year’s Halloween celebrations.Pets see Halloween as a stressful time of costume parties, endless doorbell ringing, loud and scary noises in the night and […]
“Come and see us at the Dog Lovers Show!”Posted By : admin Posted on :October 13, 2014
Saving “Mac” – Koala treated for starvation and skin disease at the Animal Referral HospitalPosted By : admin Posted on :August 12, 2014
- The population of koalas has been declining in NSW for years due to urban expansion, habitat loss, disease, vehicle strike and predation by dogs. It’s no wonder the Australian Federal Government listed these sleepy, native marsupials as ‘vulnerable species’.A young male koala was nearly dead when he was discovered at the bottom of a tree […]
Increasing backyard poisonings deadly to petsPosted By : admin Posted on :July 10, 2014
- Veterinarians are warning pet owners about the dangers lurking in the backyard, with the popular Brunfelsia flower topping the list. Commonly known as Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow (Brunfelsiabonodora), this plant is beautiful but deadly.Dr Fiona Park, one of the Animal Referral Hospital’s Internal Medicine specialists, reported an increased number of Brunfelsia poisoning cases over the past couple of […]
Puppy in backyard troublePosted By : admin Posted on :July 10, 2014
- Mac, an 8-week-old Beagle puppy, got himself into serious trouble last week when he snacked on the Brunfelsia plant in his backyard. His owners heard a yelp and discovered Mac seizing, and raced him to the Animal Referral Hospital in Homebush.Unfortunately, the anti-seizure drugs administered to Mac to stop the convulsions did not work, so […]