Welcome to ARC.
We provide specialist and 24 Hour emergency veterinary care.

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We are committed to providing NZ’s best veterinary expertise and care, with two state-of-the-art Auckland facilities in Albany and Freemans Bay.

At ARC, every patient receives compassionate, personalised care. We work closely with pet owners and referring veterinarians to ensure every animal has a comprehensive treatment plan in place.

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Your best mate deserves the best care.

ARC provides the highest level of care for your pet. With the widest range of board certified specialists in NZ working with world class facilities. Better care cannot be found anywhere.

Services

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Our emergency team focuses on providing immediate and intensive care for severely ill or injured animals. We provide 24/7 care, working closely with our specialists to develop comprehensive treatment plans for our patients. We are highly skilled in providing rapid assessment and stabilisation of critical patients. When your pet needs emergency care, we’ll be there.

Our critical care team specialise in managing care for our critical medical or surgical patients, beyond the underlying problem. We provide essential care for a wide spectrum of illnesses, injuries and toxicities ranging from severe trauma to uncontrolled diabetes, from kidney failure to poisonings.

Our critical care team provides 24/7 care and works closely with our other specialists to develop comprehensive treatment plans for our patients. They are equipped with the latest technology and state-of-the-art facilities to provide the best possible care for your pet.

Our internal medicine team are board certified specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of complex medical conditions in pets. We have extensive training and experience in managing diseases affecting multiple body systems, including endocrine disorders, infectious diseases, immune-mediated diseases, gastrointestinal disorders, and respiratory diseases.

Our collaborative approach to patient care means we work closely with our other specialists to develop comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each pet’s unique needs. We use the latest diagnostic tools and cutting-edge treatment options to provide the best possible outcomes for our patients.

Our surgery team provides advanced surgical care for pets with a wide range of conditions, from routine elective procedures to complex surgical interventions. Our board-certified surgeons have extensive training and experience in a variety of surgical techniques, including minimally invasive procedures, orthopaedic, soft tissue, and neurologic surgeries.

Our collaborative approach to patient care means our surgeons work closely with our other specialists to develop comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each pet’s unique needs. We use the latest surgical equipment and techniques, including laparoscopy, thoracoscopy and arthroscopy, to provide minimally invasive procedures that can reduce discomfort and speed up recovery time.

Our surgical facilities are state-of-the-art, with dedicated surgical suites, advanced anaesthesia monitoring equipment, and an intensive care unit (ARC Central) to ensure the highest level of care for every pet.

Our neurology team specialise in the diagnosis and treatment of pets with disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Our board-certified veterinary neurologists have extensive training and experience in the diagnosis and management of conditions such as seizures, intervertebral disc disease, brain and spinal cord tumours, and neuromuscular disorders.

Our collaborative approach to patient care means our neurology team works closely with our other specialists to develop comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each pet’s unique needs. We use the latest diagnostic tools, including MRI and CT imaging, to accurately diagnose neurological conditions and develop the most effective treatment plans.

Our oncology service provides compassionate care and comprehensive treatment options for pets with cancer. Our board-certified veterinary oncologist has extensive training and experience in the diagnosis and management of cancer in pets.

Our collaborative approach to patient care means our oncology team works closely with our other specialists to develop comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each pet’s unique needs. We offer the latest treatment options, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and surgery, to provide the best possible outcome for your pet.

At ARC, we understand that heart disease can be a serious and complex condition in pets, requiring specialised care and treatment. Our cardiology team provides compassionate and comprehensive care for pets with heart disease.

Our board-certified veterinary cardiologist has extensive training and experience in diagnosing and managing heart disease in pets. Our state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, including echocardiography and electrocardiography, allows us to accurately diagnose heart conditions and develop personalised treatment plans tailored to each pet’s unique needs.

Our cardiology team offers a full range of medical and interventional treatments, including advanced imaging, medical management, and interventional procedures such as balloon valvuloplasty and pacemaker implantation. These procedures can help improve heart function and quality of life for pets with heart disease.

We know that skin conditions can be a frustrating and sometimes painful problem for pets and their owners. Our dermatology team is dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive care for pets with skin, ear, and nail diseases.

Our board-certified veterinary dermatologist has extensive training and experience in diagnosing and managing skin conditions in pets. Our state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, including intradermal allergy testing and video otoscopy, allows us to accurately diagnose skin conditions and develop personalised treatment plans tailored to each pet’s unique needs.

Our dermatology team offers a full range of medical and interventional treatments, including advanced allergy testing and immunotherapy, medical management, and skin and ear surgery. These procedures can help improve skin and ear function and quality of life for pets with chronic and recurrent skin and ear diseases. Our collaborative approach to patient care means we work closely with our other specialists to develop comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each pet’s unique needs.

Our diagnostic imaging services provide state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities for pets with a wide range of medical conditions. Our experienced team of board-certified radiologists and technologists uses the latest technology to provide accurate and timely diagnosis for our patients.

We offer a comprehensive range of diagnostic imaging services, including MRI, CT, X-ray, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy. These advanced imaging techniques allow us to visualise and diagnose complex medical conditions in pets, often without the need for invasive procedures.

We also provide image-guided aspirates and biopsies. These minimally invasive procedures can be used to obtain samples of tissues or fluids for diagnosis and are often performed using ultrasound or CT guidance. This allows us to obtain samples from deep-seated or difficult-to-reach areas of the body with minimal discomfort for your pet.

Our team works closely with our other specialists to provide a comprehensive and coordinated approach to patient care. We understand the importance of timely and accurate diagnoses, and strive to provide the highest level of care and support for our patients and their families.

Treatment with hydrotherapy uses water to improve healing, function, stability and strength for dogs. Our therapist will use the properties of water, within a controlled environment, to provide customised treatment for your dog’s rehabilitation and wellbeing.

At ARC we use a Hydrophysio underwater treadmill for dynamic and static aquatic therapy. The water is heated to between 28-32˚C. This provides thermal therapeutic benefits that help your dog relax, easing muscle tension, reducing joint inflammation and increasing blood and oxygen flow.

Our services

About us

ARC offers the highest level of care for your pet. Our facilities are staffed with veterinary specialists in multiple disciplines who have undergone extensive training beyond that of the basic veterinary degree. This enables them to provide advanced veterinary care in their respective disciplines, complementing the services provided by your local vet.

Our team of specialists and state-of-the-art equipment ensure that your pet receives the best possible treatment, and we are always here to help.

At ARC, we understand that some animals may have complex medical issues that require input from more than one clinician. If this is the case with your pet, our specialists will collaborate to create the most appropriate treatment plan.

To schedule an appointment with a specialist for your pet, you will need a referral from your regular veterinary clinic. However, emergency after-hours care is available without a referral.

We are equipped for

Ultrasound
Fluoroscopy
MRI
Digital X-ray
CT
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Dedicated Cat Facility

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We know cats have unique needs. They can be easily stressed, especially away from their familiar environment. That's why we have a specially designed, dedicated cat hospital, where your cat can be kept well away from our canine patients. Our cat hospital exceeds the highest cat-friendly standards set by the International Society of Feline Medicine, so you can rest assured that your feline friend will be comfortable here.
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  • Cat Friendly Clinic Logo Gold 2023
  • ARC is an accredited Cat Friendly Clinic and one of the few veterinary hospitals in New Zealand to be awarded gold status by the ISFM.
  • Our specialists and our emergency veterinarians work closely with your regular veterinarian to ensure the best possible outcome for you and your cat.

Referrals

If you’re a vet with a patient you would like to refer to ARC, please login to our Vet portal. One of our friendly receptionists will then call your client to schedule an appointment.

For a price guide or cost estimates, please contact us.

For urgent referrals and emergency transfers, please call to arrange a suitable arrival time for your patient.

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Resources

Our ARC resource hub contains articles and information on a range of conditions commonly affecting New Zealand pets, summarising recent studies and our contributions to the global veterinary knowledge base.

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Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis (IMPA)

Immune-Mediated Polyarthritis (IMPA) is an autoimmune disease causing inflammation and pain in multiple joints, primarily affecting young medium to large breed dogs. It can be diagnosed through joint fluid analysis and treated with immunosuppressive medications, such as prednisone.

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Hydrotherapy for Hip Dysplasia

Hydrotherapy in an underwater treadmill aids in hip dysplasia management, focusing on muscle strengthening and increased hip range of motion for dogs, whether young or old.

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