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Clinic History

ian-gayleIan King and his wife, Gayle, purchased Ballina Veterinary Hospital in 1994 when the business was housed in a small converted cottage located in Tamar Street. Dedication and long hours quickly converted the business to a team of 5. Increasingly, space became a premium and a new site was sought.

Ballina Veterinary Hospital today, arguably equals or betters many metropolitan practices. It provides country clients with a purpose built, modern, Class “A” hospital providing the latest equipment and facilities. It was the culmination of much experience and research on Ian’s part. An Architect was employed to put the plan together and the result is a very attractive, modern building, painted in bright, fresh colours. It is conveniently located (next to the Police Station)in the main street of Ballina. The position is central to Alstonville, South Ballina, West Ballina, East Ballina, Lennox Head and rural areas of North Ballina. Off-street car parking is easily accessed from River Street and a choice of access to the main entry door is provided via steps or ramp. The ramp provides for wheelchair, pram, & scooter access. Clients are welcome to pop in and view merchandise products, nutrition products or check their pet’s weight.

The staff at Ballina Veterinary Clinic are encouraged to constantly increase their levels of knowledge through a variety of sources e.g. Conferences, Seminars, Visiting Company Reps. Post Graduate Study or reading the latest veterinary publications.

We believe in charging fair prices which offers value for money. We do not compete on price. Understandably, to offer your pet the very best pet care we need to constantly upgrade our equipment. Loyalty from our large client base allows us to keep up with modern technology.