Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Massey’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility offering New Zealand’s most comprehensive veterinary expertise. We are open to the public offering routine animal health checks, specialist diagnostic procedures and treatments and a 24/7 Pet Emergency Centre. Specialists cater to many different types of animals including pets, farm animals, horses and native wildlife.

As a teaching hospital, final-year veterinary undergraduate students work alongside senior clinical staff with extensive experience to provide the best possible animal care to our patients.

Bring your animal to our veterinary hospital

We are open to the public. Whether you have a cat, dog or other pet, horse, farm animal or need assistance for a wild native animal we have specialty vets who can help. We can even travel to you if necessary. Find out more about our clinics below.

Contact us: (06) 350 5329 

For emergencies call 0800 PET EMERGENCY (0800 738 363)

refer an animal to our veterinary hospital

Massey Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s referral service gives veterinarians access to specialist diagnostic procedures, medical treatments and second opinions. We have state-of-the-art equipment and the greatest number of specialists of any vet practice in New Zealand.


Companion animal

Top-quality veterinary care for all types of small pets. We are open to the public, and staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We are the first choice veterinary clinic for local pets as well s a referral hospital for difficult cases.


Our highly skilled equine team offers a broad range of medical and surgical expertise. You can bring your horse in by appointment or ask your vet to refer your horse to us in difficult cases.

Farm Services

We provide on-farm treatment for all farm animals, while our large animal hospital offers radiographs, surgery and ongoing care. Contact us for advice, appointments and referrals.

Wildbase Hospital

New Zealand’s only dedicated wildlife hospital. We provide medical and surgical care and rehabilitation to sick and injured native animals so they can be returned to the wild.


Tel (06) 350 5329  
Pet Emergency Centre 0800 PET EMERGENCY (0800 738 363)
Fax 06 350 5616   

Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Private Bag 11 222
Palmerston North 4442
New Zealand

Clinic hours

All clinics are open 8:00 am–5:30 pm Monday to Friday.

Our 24-hour Pet Emergency Centre is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The Equine Clinic and Farm Services Clinic are also open by appointment for emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Donate to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Your donation will help our dedicated veterinarians provide the very latest techniques and highest standard of medical care to sick and injured animals, many of which would not survive without our help. 

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