About the Veterinary Teaching Hospital , Mō Tāwharau Ora

Massey’s world-leading Veterinary Teaching Hospital is open to the public, offering animal health checks, specialist procedures and a 24/7 emergency centre.

Donate to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and help us care for animals in need.

Our clinics

Whether you have a cat, dog or other pet, horse, farm animal or need help for an injured wild native animal we have specialty vets who can help.

Companion Animal Hospital

Our team works with Massey vet students to care for sick and injured pets of all shapes and sizes.

Equine Veterinary Clinic

We provide world-class medical care and surgery for horses at our clinic in Palmerston North.

Farm Services Clinic

We provide expert care for farm and lifestyle block animals, and hands-on experience for final-year vet students.

Vet referrals

We welcome referrals from vets for:

  • specialist treatment
  • second opinions
  • diagnostic procedures.

Vets - refer a horse or companion animal to us.

State-of-the-art equipment

Our vets have cutting-edge technology at their fingertips. Our equipment allows us to diagnose complex problems and treat patients in non-invasive ways.

  • Full digital radiography for small and large animals, including mobile x-ray equipment.
  • CT (computed tomography) scans.
  • Ultrasound.
  • Fluoroscopy.

Contact and hours

Veterinary Teaching Hospital


Companion Animal Hospital
Open 8am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Pet Emergency Centre

Open Monday 8am to Saturday 8am, 24 hours a day.

Open Saturday 8am to Monday 8am, 24 hours a day for existing clients only. Anyone else, please contact Totally Vets Feilding.

Equine Veterinary Clinic and Farm Services Clinic

Open 8am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

Open by appointment for emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Routine appointments phone
Pet emergencies phone (any time)

0800 PetEmergency (0800 738363)


Find us on Google Maps

Physical address
Massey University Veterinary Teaching Hospital
University Avenue
Palmerston North 4474

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