Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine needles into specific skin points on the body and it has the ability to alter various physiological body functions. Along with herbal medicine, it is probably one of the oldest forms of human and veterinary medicine in the world. Although pets have only recently been treated with acupuncture … Read More

After Hours Emergency Service

AES (Animal Emergency Service) is situated at 37 Derwent Park Road Moonah and is open whenever we are closed. If your pet needs to be admitted into the after-hours hospital by the AES team, they will be carefully returned to us for ongoing care as soon as we reopen. If our vets decide … Read More

Cat Friendly Practice

North Hobart Veterinary Hospital recognises that cats are different! And as such we are committed to catering for the specific needs of your cat whilst providing all the services you expect from a sophisticated veterinary hospital. We have a team of specifically trained feline veterinarians and nursing staff who form the “feline advocate group” at … Read More


We understand that navigating through the process of chemotherapy for your beloved pet can be overwhelming, and that’s why we are here to guide you every step of the way… Read More

Dental Treatment

Just as you look after your teeth to prevent plaque and dental disease, our pet’s teeth and gums also change over time. Gently lift your pet’s lip – take care, you could be in for a surprise. Take note of the smell, and the appearance of the teeth and gums More than 85% of dogs … Read More


We understand that managing diabetes in pets can be a challenging and sometimes overwhelming task.  Our team of compassionate veterinarians are here to offer guidance, support, and up-to-date medical care for diabetic pets… Read More

Home Visits

Please ring our experienced reception team who will be able to discuss your request and arrange a solution. Home visits involve both the veterinarian and a nurse and can be arranged Monday to Friday. Please book your home visit in advance by calling 6234 7044…Read More

Laboratory Services

At North Hobart Veterinary Hospital we offer a complete laboratory service. This service is a valuable resource in helping us make important decisions about your pet’s health and care. In-house blood testing equipment enables us to perform many tests on site and allows us to receive results quickly. Other more comprehensive tests and samples are … Read More

Low Stress Handling®

The Goal of Low Stress Handling® Low Stress Handling®, developed by the late Sophia Yin, focuses on teaching the individual how to use humane animal handling techniques. These skills improve animal welfare and strengthen the animal-human bond by continually assessing body language and behaviour… Read More


In Tasmania, compulsory microchipping of dogs took effect from 1 July, 2011. From this date all dogs over six months of age must be microchipped and registered with your local council. If your dog is not microchipped an infringement fine of up to $1,200 may be enforced. If your dog strays or is lost, the … Read More


At North Hobart Veterinary Hospital, we recognise the importance of proper nutrition, balanced for every life stage of your pet.  Good nutrition plays a huge role in helping out pets to live long, happy & healthy lives. We stock premium Hills Pet Nutrition products for dogs and cats, to take your pet from puppyhood through … Read More

Pet Insurance

Pet insurance or pet health insurance helps cover the cost of medical and surgical expenses should your pet become ill or have an accident. We have never heard a client say, “I wish I never had pet insurance”. Why? Reduces the financial constraints of obtaining the very best veterinary care Gives you a choice in … Read More


If your pet has eaten something and you are worried please call the Australian Animal Poisons Centre directly on: 1300 869 738. You will be advised from this specialist service as to whether you need to see a vet or not. Visit for more information.

Puppy School

Positive early socialisation and learning plays an important role in our puppies becoming confident, happy & well-adjusted members of our family. Puppy school at North Hobart Veterinary Hospital provides a safe, controlled environment for puppies to start their vital early socialisation process, giving your puppy an opportunity to become comfortable while visiting our hospital and will make future visits more enjoyable… Read More

Rabbit Care

We love rabbits at North Hobart Veterinary Hospital! Our hospital has invested immensely to provide exceptional care for rabbits that is equal to dogs and cats. Some of our veterinarians have spent time overseas where rabbits can account for a large proportion of the pet population. Dr Manty Arnott has completed extra courses in rabbit … Read More


What is rehabilitation? In the animal world, rehabilitation is another word for physical therapy. At North Hobart Veterinary Hospital we use various forms of rehabilitation to help patients manage pain and discomfort often associated with certain conditions such as osteoarthritis, post orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal injuries. If you have ever been to the doctor for … Read More

Saying Goodbye

Deciding when is the “right time” to let your pet go is always difficult. Our aim is to make this decision with you, and to help make the process as peaceful as possible. Our staff are advocates for your pet’s health and will help guide you however ultimately it is up to you and your … Read More

Skin Disorders

Skin allergies and itching are one of the most common reasons owners bring their dogs to veterinarians. If you consider that ear infections and hotspots are often due to underlying allergies, it is important to get your pets skin checked if you have any concerns. Our vets check your pet’s skin thoroughly at every consult. … Read More


North Hobart Veterinary Hospital has a fully equipped surgery. We offer routine surgery, orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery, and specialist surgery. Our hospital offers comfortable and appropriate facilities for all manner of pets that may need surgery. We have three separate wards and a recovery area so that pets can be cared for in quiet and … Read More

Treatment of Feline Hyperthyroidism

We are the only clinic in Tasmania offering this specialist treatment. What is Hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism may be the single most commonly diagnosed endocrine disease in cats next to diabetes. It is generally a disease of cats with an average age around 9-10+ years. The disease is caused by a new growth of tumour-like cells that secrete thyroid … Read More


Vaccinating your pet (from rabbits and ferrets to cats and dogs) is an integral part of their long term health plan.  Remember that the diseases we vaccinate against can be highly contagious (eg cat flu, parvovirus) and can last in the environment for months or even years under certain conditions. But not every pet is … Read More