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Palmerston Clinic Opening Hours
Mon–Fri: 7:30AM–6:30PM
Sat: 8AM–2PM
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Friendly, qualified and affordable vets

The Ark Vet provides devotedly top quality veterinary care, vet nursing and pet advice for all kinds of pets and wildlife. We are the largest and best-equipped vet hospital in Palmerston and Darwin, NT

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Top Quality Treatment, Services & Facilities

Fully equipped and modern facilities, highly-trained team, referral to specialists as required, and a holistic approach.
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We Care for your Pet, and We Listen to You

We are pet owners too! You and your pet will always be treated with respect and empathy, and you will be involved in treatment decisions.
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Available 24/7, We Care for Diverse Species

Contact us for urgent help when you need it. Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Rodents, Reptiles, Birds, Frogs & Fish, and Wildlife are welcome.
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WHO ARE WE?

The Ark Vet Hospital is “Your Pet’s Vet”

The Ark Veterinary Hospital: providing friendly, professional, and reasonably-priced pet & wildlife care in Palmerston and the wider Darwin area.

Our fully equipped veterinary hospital is the largest in the Northern Territory.

Our veterinarians, vet nurses, and training and admin staff are welcoming, caring and appropriately qualified. We have free and wheelchair-accessible parking on site.

You won’t find a vet who knows more and cares more than we do!

Drop in and say hello, have a look at our range of pet products, and ask any questions you have, we're always happy to do our best to help you and your pet, regardless of the species or need.

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OUR VETS, NURSES & KEY STAFF

An Expert Team

Dr Stephen Cutter
Dr Jessica Eastley
Dr Rebecca Lauer
Dr Jamaya Monteiro-Pereira
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PRINCIPAL VETERINARIAN & FOUNDER

Dr Stephen Cutter

B VSc (Hons)
I've loved animals of all shapes and sizes as long as I can remember. I'm passionate about doing the absolute best we can to care for all kinds of pets and wildlife, and we are committed to giving top quality care to your furry, feathered and scaled loved ones. I look forward to meeting you in our vet clinic.
THE ARK VET IS PROUD TO OFFER

Our Services

24 Hour Emergency Vet Service

If your pet has a life-threatening critical illness or injury and requires immediate assistance you can call us 24/7

Health Checks & General Appointments

Annual checkups and other appointments are available by phone

Desexing

We can expertly desex dogs, cats and most other animals

Vaccinations

We provide and advise on all vaccinations for dogs, cats, and rabbits.

Bone Treatment and Surgery (Orthopaedics)

Highly skilled at routine and specialised surgeries, while ensuring that your pet remains safe and comfortable

Teeth and Gums (Full Dental Service)

Teeth cleaning, gum treatment, dental xrays and surgery available

Puppy Preschool

You and your puppy learn and socialise together in a safe and controlled environment

Microchipping

Prove ownership of your pet and protect from loss, theft or separation due to natural or personal disaster

Other services include: Ultrasound scans, advice on weight control, diet & management, advice on pets, pet products and services.

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When you are in to get your anal glands checked... Scooting and discomfort of the rear end can be a sign of "unhappy" anal glands. Be brave and come in and see us before they get infected. Monkey was a very brave dog! ... See MoreSee Less
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