At Southpaws, we are passionate about being the first choice in veterinary care. We take pride in our people, pets and referring partnership. We also aim to set ourselves apart through our values:

Integrity – We take responsibility, and we are accountable.
Trust – We are open to learning, and support you and each other.
Teamwork – We pull together and focus on solutions.
Compassion – We care for our patients and advocate for them through trust and understanding.
Humour – Humour supports our compassion and maintains our humanity. We find enjoyment in our work and are approachable for pet owners and referring vets.
Professionalism – We are professional at all times. We value attention to detail, high standards and respect for our patients, clients, referring vets and each other.
Innovation – We seek solutions and resolutions. We find ways to achieve the unachievable and see beyond the immediacy of the challenge.

We do all of this because pets are our family and our family is our team.



At Southpaws Specialty, Emergency and Referral Hospital, our team is at the core of the loving support and care that we provide to your family pets. We are immensely proud of our hard-working team, some of the industry’s best veterinary nurses backed by dedicated support staff, protecting the well-being and health of our patients around the clock.


Southpaws are one of Australia’s best veterinary referral hospitals with the highest level care in a professional and comforting environment for pets and owners. Our caring staff provide the very best in surgical, medical and cancer care for dogs and cats. Southpaws have some of the most advanced veterinary imaging and radiography capabilities in Australia. Our state of the art hospitals are custom built for the needs of our patients and staff, and we use the latest technology and methods to deliver the best outcomes for your pets.