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Welcome to Greencross Vets Ballarat

Our Ballarat vet team are caring people who will always be there to provide for all of your pet needs.

We provide the best care whether it’s a health check, surgery, or just providing some advice to owners. Nothing is too small when it comes to a member of our family. Whatever it is, our veterinary team will follow through. From keeping your pet healthy to helping them recover from an injury or illness, we can provide the support you need.

Our clients have chosen Greencross Ballarat for all their veterinary needs because to our clients, their pets are so very dear and they know we care.

We offer clients a friendly and comprehensive service in all areas of small animal medicine including, surgery, puppy training, grief counselling and general well-being. We value all our clients, both animal and human, and look forward to establishing a happy relationship that will satisfy you and last for many years.

Come and see the friendly team at Greencross Vets Ballarat, 48 Victoria St Ballarat East, for all your pet care needs and we will look after you with a gold standard of care. We are the best vet in Ballarat.

Greencross Vet Hospital at the University of Melbourne, Werribee, is our nearest 24/7 emergency vet.

Day or night, their experienced veterinary team are on hand to care for you and your pets.

Greencross Vet Hospital
Open 24/7, 365 days including public holidays
03 8721 1414
250 Princes Hwy, Werribee VIC 3030 View map

Our Services.

Greencross Vets Ballarat offer a comprehensive range of professional veterinary services to cater for all your pet care needs utilising the latest diagnostic equipment.

Our friendly team of Ballarat vets and nurses are here and happy to help with any and all pet-related needs you may have. Learn more about each member of the team before you come to visit so you know your furry friend is in safe hands with our Greencross Ballarat team.


Getting your pet desexed (neutered or spayed) is essential to their health. All Greencross Vets facilities are completely sterile and use the latest in surgical equipment.


Prevention is the best medicine. Kitten and puppy vaccinations (injections) and adult pet vaccinations prevent disease. Get your pet’s vaccinations up-to-date.

Heartworm Prevention

Heartworm can be hard to detect, but it needn’t be hard to prevent. Greencross Vets recommends year round heartworm prevention. Ask your vet about prevention today.


Greencross Vets offer a range of dentistry services like cat and dog teeth cleaning. Consider us your pet’s veterinarian and dentist combined.


Don’t have your own clippers? Let us take care of dog grooming for you. Our clinic offers premium dog grooming for your pet.

Puppy Pre-School

Greencross Vets Puppy School is an excellent starting point for owners wanting a well-managed and socialised pet. Courses run for four to six weeks. Click to learn more.

Puppy Primary School

This eight-week training program is designed for owners who would like to continue their education and socialisation, or for those who may have missed out on puppy school.



An ultrasound is a painless diagnostic procedure that allows vets to take a closer look at your pet’s health. We only use the latest technology for the most accurate diagnoses.



Greencross Vets clinics are equipped with high-quality radiograph equipment including X-ray machines, automatic processors, and X-ray view equipment.

Clinical Pathology

Clinical pathology allows our vets to analyse and diagnose health conditions. Common laboratory tests include blood tests, urinalysis, faecal tests and biopsy examination.


Laboratory Testing

The latest in-house laboratory equipment allows our vets to perform a range of diagnostic tests to achieve accurate, rapid diagnosis of your pets’ health status.

Meet Our Ballarat Vets Team

Dr Anel Van Heerden

Dr Anel Van Heerden


Declan Magri

Declan Magri

Vet Nurse

Katie Powell

Katie Powell

Veterinary Nurse

Katie has loved all animals from a young age, having many different types of animals as a young child. Katie completed her Certificate III in Animal Studies in 2018 and plans on doing her Certificate IV in Vet Nursing in the future. Katie has an interest in surgical and especially dental procedures! At home you’ll find Katie with her lazy dog kelpie named Luna and spending time with her family.

Catherine Blew

Catherine Blew

Veterinary Nurse

Catherine has been an animal lover since a young age and always knew she wanted to be a veterinary nurse. She completed her certificate 3 in animal studies in 2020 and moved onto Certificate IV veterinary nursing in 2021 when she joined Greencross Ballarat. Catherine has a special interest in all things surgical and enjoys being hands on with the patients and assisting in their recovery, ensuring they are happy, healthy and ready to go home to their families again.
Catherine lives on her own hobby farm with her hand raised goats, cows, a myriad of chickens, her maremma dog Bentley and her much loved cats. Catherine fosters homeless cats and kittens for a local cat rescue in her spare time and ensures they find the purrfect forever homes!

Lakota Hallam

Lakota Hallam

Veterinary Nurse

Lakota has been working as a veterinary nurse since 2019, she has recently made the move from Greencross Queensland to join our team here at Ballarat. She has had a passion for all animals since she was a young child, growing up on a farm.

Outside of work, Lakota enjoys travelling, cars, gardening and hanging out with her fur babies Diesel, Ben & Twitch!

Michelle Simmonds

Michelle Simmonds

Veterinary Nurse

Michelle has been working in the Veterinary industry on and off since leaving high school, she is a fully qualified Veterinary nurse who finds her career very rewarding. She finds job satisfaction not only in seeing everyone’s pets and interacting with the animals, but also because no two days are ever the same.

At home, Michelle has three beautiful children, and they own three horses, two dogs and two cats.

Tegan Morley

Tegan Morley

Veterinary Nurse

Tegan has been a vet nurse for over a decade, working with Greencross for most of that time, she holds a Certificate IV in Vet Nursing and a Diploma of Veterinary Nursing (general practice). At home you will find her playing with her Irish Setter Pretzel and human son River or stuck into a new arty project.
At the clinic she enjoys zipping around, busily supporting her team and being a friendly, calm comfort to our patients.

Jessica Farmer

Jessica Farmer

Practice Manager & Veterinary Nurse

Jessica has loved all animals great and small since a young age, pursuing this after high school by completing a Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience’s at Latrobe University. Jess has spent her career working in many fields including retail, ranching and zoo keeping but her passion is Vet Nursing. She undertook her Cert IV in Vet Nursing during her time with Stud Park Greencross and has now relocated to our clinic in Ballarat. Jess is mum to two Blue Heelers, an Appaloosa, a lorikeet, a team of chickens and a feisty goose! In her spare time Jess enjoys riding horses and taking pictures of animals.

48 Victoria Street, Ballarat VIC 3350

Book An Appointment At Our Ballarat Veterinary Clinic

If you want to bring your pet in, booking an appointment at Greencross Vets Ballarat is easy. Either book online by choosing a date and time that suits you or give us a call on 03 5333 3434 now to speak to one of our friendly team members. We also have our 24/7 WebVet service now available.

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