Our Palmerston Veterinary Hospital is located at:

Corner of Temple Tce and Callanan Road
(enter at 56 Georgina Crescent), close to Palmerston Shopping Centre, and a quick drive from Berrimah, Howard Springs and Darwin.

We are a Full Service Veterinary Hospital including:

  • Puppy Preschool
  • Ultrasound
  • Weight Control
  • Advice on Pets and Pet Products & Services
More information about our Veterinarian Services and the Pet and Wildlife Species We Treat

Our veterinarian, vet nurse, 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 or 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.

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The Ark Animal Hospital shared Snakehandler's event.

Sean McCarthy has had to expand the course to accomodate popular demand! There are a few more spots available so contact Sean for info. Course is running late October.
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Venomous Snake Handling Course

October 22, 2016, 9:00am

Darwin, NT, Australia

Our Nationally Accredited Venomous Snake Handling course will be run again in October for members of the general public. With two full days solely dedicated to learning about reptiles and their handling. We focus the first day on the basics of the ecology of various reptiles, the relevant Acts and Regulations associated with Snake Catching around Australia, First Aid for snake bite and of course the theory of handling snakes. Day two is started with a safety briefing and then test, we make sure you have the required understanding of the theory for a relevant permit in your state or territory. Then the fun starts, learning a range of techniques to suit a variety of situations. Snakes and where we find them is so dynamic that we do not subscribe to one technique for all catching. Both days we provide lunch (we do not cater to dietary requirements so if this is you, please BYO). At the conclusion of the second day we do a further debrief and discuss going forward, certificates are issued by our RTO, Lifeaid. So these will be mailed out to you within 21 days. All equipment used in the training course is also available for sale, we usually have a large range of the highest quality equipment. Course Cost: $600 per person (G.S.T included)

Venomous Snake Handling Course

The Ark Animal Hospital shared Top End Rehoming Group Inc's photo.

Looking for a new pet, please consider rescue animals!
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Some very exciting news for your Monday morning.. this weekend we are having an ADOPT-A-THON! On Saturday we will be at Petstock Berrimah from 10am - 1pm, and Sunday we are at Petbarn Yarrawonga from 10am - 1pm! EVERY kitten and cat that is old enough and healthy enough will be with us, as well as some of our dogs! And even better.. REDUCED ADOPTION FEE OF ONLY $99.00 FOR EVERY ANIMAL AT OUR ADOPTION DAYS! Come along and meet our GORGEOUS rescues!

Looking for a new pet, please consider rescue animals!

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Free Desexing for Cats – Community Grant programs

Are you a concession card holder in Darwin, Palmerston or Litchfield area?
If yes you can now apply to get your cat desexed for free. Ark Aid Inc was successful in receiving two grants for cat desexing.

As part of two community grants City of Palmerston, Animal Welfare branch, Ark Aid Inc and Cat Association Northern Territory are offering free desexing and/or microchipping for your cat. The program will run until June 2017 and will give up to 200 cat owners the chance of free desexing.

All surgeries will be done professionally at The Ark Animal Hospital in Yarrawonga.

Find out more about the program and learn more about cats – www.everycat.com.au

To apply contact us 08 8932 9738 or Cat Association Northern Territory 0407 452 947

and via email info@wildlifedarwin.org.au

Why Choose The Ark Vet for your Pet?

We are Veterinarians who CareWe Care

We really do care. Lots of places and organisations claim to but we really do.
We know how much your pets mean to you because we are all pet owners ourselves.

Vet and Nurse treating a dog's broken legWe are committed to caring for both you and your pet.
We care and we know you do too.

We Love Vets who ListenWe Listen

You and Your Pet are treated with respect.
We know how important pets are, so we listen.

Veterinarian and Nurse assessing a pet rabbitWe are there when you need us

24 Hrs a Day / 7 Days a Week emergency on Call.
If you have an emergency call us on 0407 391 543

Veterinary Care Nurse with Pet LizardWe care for all creatures great & small

Dogs, Cats, Rabbits, Rodents, Reptiles, Birds, Frogs & Fish, Wildlife.
You name it we treat it. We care about all species. We will treat all our patients and their carers with respect and care.