Greencross has announced it will be opening a new 1270m² purpose-built multidisciplinary Animal Referral Hospital (ARH) in Minchinbury later this year.

ARH Minchinbury will feature nine consultation rooms, three operating theatres, a Critical Care Unit and dedicated cat and dog waiting areas and separate wards.

The hospital will also have the newest and latest technology including advanced diagnostic imaging suite, brand new human grade 1.5 Tesla MRI, CT, X-Ray, Fluoroscopy, Ultrasound, Endoscopy as well as an onsite laboratory.

Dr Michelle Kellaway, Chief Operating Officer, Vet Services, Greencross Pet Wellness Company, said ARH Minchinbury will be the fifth hospital to join Greencross’ network in New South Wales with other locations in Homebush, Baulkham Hills, Gosford and Wollongong.

“We are excited to announce we will be opening our purpose-built ARH Minchinbury later this year which will provide care for the pet owners of the Greater West, Kemps Creek and Lower Blue Mountains area.”

ARH Minchinbury will also feature one of the largest onsite Education Centre and Training Facility for training animal attendants, vets, and vet nurses. There will also be a seminar room and wet lab for practical hands on-learning.

David Mason, General Manager, Specialty and Emergency, Greencross Pet Wellness Company, said he is looking forward to building a fantastic team of specialists and emergency vets who will provide best quality care for pets and their owners at ARH Minchinbury.

“The site is due to open in September and we’re currently recruiting for several roles including Emergency vets and specialist veterinary nurses.”

The announcement of ARH Minchinbury follows Greencross’ recent acquisition of Centre for Animal Referral Emergency (CARE) and family-owned Melbourne pet retail stores Habitat Pet Supplies.

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