Princes Highway Vet Phone 9588 2088 Princes Highway Vet Hospital

Ph: 9588 2088
Princes Highway Vet Phone 9588 2088
About Us       Location       Parking       Hours       Emergencies       Our Staff

About Us
The Princes Veterinary Hospital is a modern, well equipped Animal Hospital, with a range of pet food and accessories. We also offer cat boarding and a clipping, grooming and bathing service.

Our Services
We provide medical, surgical, and dental veterinary care for your pets. Our Vets, Dr Ancella and Dr Ben are AQIS accredited to provide rabies vaccinations and health checks for animals that are going overseas. We have an in-house laboratory, and digital radiology facilities. Our aim is to provide excellent veterinary care in a friendly and caring environment.

Our Hours
Our Hospital is open extended hours, for your convenience. If you need to pick your pet up after surgery, or if you wish to drop your pet off early in the morning, our Hospital is open from 8.30am. The Hospital is open for over the counter sales from 8.30am. However prescription items have to be picked up during consulting hours, unless by prior arrangement.

Appointments are not essential during consulting hours. However, to minimise your waiting time, it is recommended that you make an appointment, especially during busy times, like weekends and public holidays.

Emergencies can occur at any time of the day, and they are always given first priority. If you can call ahead to let us know that you are coming in, it will be greatly appreciated.

Hospital Hours
Weekdays: 8:30-7:30
Saturdays: 8:30-4:00
Sundays: 10:00-12:00
Public Holidays: Closed

Consulting Hours
Weekdays: 9:00-11:30 and 4:00-7:00
Saturdays: 9:00-3:00
Sundays: 10:00-12:00
Public Holidays: Please call for consulting hours

    If you would like to make an appointment to see a Veterinarian outside of these hours, please call us to arrange a time.

24 hour Emergency Vet Hospitals
If you have an emergency, the following Emergency Veterinary Centres are open 24 hours.
Animal Referral Hospital
250 Parramatta Road, Homebush
Ph: 02 8999 7184
SAVES (Sydney After Hours Veterinary Emergency Service) Sydney University, Parramatta Rd, Camperdown Ph: 9351 3437
SASH(Small Animal Specialist Hospital)
1/1 Richardson Place North Ryde
Ph: (02) 98890289

If you would like to contact us outside the clinic hours, please call 0408 234 049.

Some common examples of emergencies
  • Trauma patients
    e.g. animals that have been hit by a car, or have lost large amounts of blood
  • Animals that have been poisoned
  • Animals having difficulty breathing
  • Animals that are having trouble urinating

If you suspect that your pet has been poisoned, please assist by having the details of the poison on hand. If possible, please bring in the packaging or the container as well. This will assist us to identify the poison, and and help us to administer the best antidote.

Princes Highway Veterinary Hospital is located at 30 Princes Highway, Kogarah, right next door to the ABC Driving school. (Between Gray St and Ocean St)

If you are heading South on Princes Highway, turn Left into Gray Street, and then turn right into the little laneway which leads to the rear of the Hospital.
If you are heading North on Princes Highway (towards the city) turn right at the lights into Gray Street, and then turn right into the little laneway which will take you to the rear of the Hospital where the onsite parking is located.

There is plenty of onsite parking at the rear of ourVeterinary Hospital, which you can access through Gray Lane which comes off Gray Street.
There is also plenty of side street parking on Ocean Street

Parking is available at the rear of the Hospital

        Our Staff

Dr Ben
B.V.Sc. , M.R.C.V.S., Cert. Vet. Acup. Dr Ben graduated from Sydney University in 1988. After a year working in a country practice in Lithgow, he moved to the UK for a year. During his time in the UK he worked at a number of busy practices in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. On his return to Australia, he settled down in Kogarah, and has been working in Kogarah since 1993. Ben enjoys surgery, in particular orthopaedic surgery. Ben is an AQIS (Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service) accredited veterinarian. As an AQIS accredited Veterinarian, he can provide rabies vaccinations and laboratory testing for export. Ben is also a qualified Veterinary Acupuncturist, if you would like to explore alternative treatments for some conditions.

Dr Ancella
Dr Ancella graduated from Sydney University in 2013, and she joined our team in 2014. As a rabbit owner, she has a particular interest in working with rabbits, and guinea pigs. Ancella is also an AQIS (Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service) accredited veterinarian, and can also work with you in the preparation of medication and treatment programs for export, and is qualified to complete pre-export certifications.

Nursing Staff
Margaret has been a Veterinary Nurse for more than 25 years. In her free time, she breeds champion showdogs. Her puppies have starred in many television shows! Margaret is very experienced at grooming dogs for the showring.
Shana has been working with us since 2016. She enjoys assisting with surgery, and working with young kittens. She has helped hand-raise several kittens.
Becky has been working with us since 2017 and she is currently studying to be a veterinary nurse. Becky enjoys assisting with surgery. She is also interested in animal welfare and working with rescues. In her spare time, she volunteers at Monika's Doggie Rescue.
Rachael has been working with us since 2016. She enjoys feline medicine, and assisting with surgery.
Jasmine has been working with us since 2015. Her interest lies in dog behavior. She enjoys training dogs and puppies, and her special interest is working with large dog breeds.
Linda has been a veterinary nurse for many years. In her spare time, she also volunteers with Pets in the Park, a charity that cares for pets owned by people who are homeless or at risk of being homeless.