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Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre - The Animal Hospital


Brisbane Veterinary Specialist Centre (BVSC + The Animal Hospital) is much more than just a purpose built, state of the art veterinary facility providing outstanding modern medical and surgical equipment.  It is a place where you find caring professionals dedicated to animal health and the wellbeing of the pet and the owner.

BVSC’s innovative facility includes three sterile surgical suites, a high energy radiation therapy linear accelerator with a three dimensional treatment planner, a large fully equipped intensive care unit with modern patient ventilators, a CT scanner, a computerized radiography suite, ultrasonography, endoscopy and arthroscopy equipment for minimally invasive surgery, a modern in-house automated laboratory, a hyperbaric oxygen chamber, I-131 and much more.  At the heart of this cutting-edge hospital are the people.

I am Rod Straw, the Director of BVSC + The Animal Hospital and I am very proud to work along side the best specialists, residents, interns, dentists, emergency staff, physiotherapists, radiotherapists, nurses, receptionists, administrative staff, and cleaners.  We have a wonderful team who all care for each and every client and each and every animal.  It is this team whom so successfully drives our facility and equipment to bring to our clients caring and compassionate care for their pets in trouble.

We look forward to taking care of you and your pets at BVSC + The Animal Hospital.

Rod Straw (Director)


Call us today on 07 3264 9400 or Fax us on 07 3319 6398

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Blood Donation for Pets

Where do we get blood for transfusion at BVSC + The Animal Hospital?

At BVSC + The Animal Hospital we do not use and have never used blood collected from animals presented for euthanasia.


Hyperbaric Oxygen at BVSC


The gap between the specialist treatment options available for humans and those available for animals is closing following the installation of a hyperbaric oxygen chamber at BVSC, one of the first in Australia for veterinary use.


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Dear Colleagues,

Many years ago I had a dream and ten years ago it took shape. BVSC + The Animal Hospital opened in April 2004 with the vision to enhance the quality of life of animals through nurturing the Human-Animal bond and providing ‘Specialty Care with Compassion’. Our vision is still clear and our mission is on track achieving the best specialist services we can, being at the forefront of all advancements in veterinary science and consistently providing world-class technological equipment, facilities and training. This we do through collaborative research, continuing veterinary education and knowledge-sharing with colleagues. I am proud of the team and our achievements while simultaneously feeling humbled by the wonderful support and trust provided by your referral to our specialists.

We thank you for your support and look forward to an even better next ten years!

Your Sincerely,

Rod Straw

Hospital Hours

BVSC + The Animal Hospital is open 24/7.

The hospital operates as a Specialist Animal Hospital during the hours of 7am - 6pm weekdays.The Emergency and Critical Care Team take care of your pet’s stay all other times. Our specialists are on call at all times to make sure your pet has the best of care.

Where is BVSC + The Animal Hospital?

For directions CLICK HERE to download a PDF