Melbourne Veterinary Hospital is teaching tomorrow's vets

9 August 2016

The Melbourne Veterinary Hospital is one of Australia’s leading veterinary hospital facilities, based in Werribee, Victoria and offers modern state-of-the-art facilities and services to clients and their pets.

University of Melbourne Veterinary School
Study veterinary medicine at the University of Melbourne Veterinary School

The expert and caring team treat more than 17,000 animals per year, via the following services:

  • General practice (for primary and preventative care)
  • Referral practice (for veterinarians)
  • Emergency and critical care services open 24 hours, 365 days per year
  • Equine Centre

The veterinary hospital is fully computerised, so each pet has its own comprehensive lifelong medical record, ensuring that all veterinarians at the hospital will have full details of each animal’s illness, and a complete record of treatments received.
The University of Melbourne Veterinary Hospital has both medical and surgical specialists on site, and they are available to supervise and attend to the care of pets if appropriate.
The veterinary hospital also has fully operational radiology and anesthesia sections, which have the latest equipment and specialised staff. The hospital ensures that it has the latest types of equipment and procedures available to veterinary medicine and surgery. The Melbourne veterinarians and nurses regularly attend continuing education seminars and courses.
Most important, the Melbourne Veterinary Hospital is also a teaching hospital and research facility, where they are committed to educating the veterinarians of today and tomorrow, including Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students.

Program: Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intake: Late February/early March
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: December 19, 2016

Apply to the University of Melbourne Veterinary School!


Would you like more information about the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program? Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Veterinary Schools Officer Shannon Tilston at