Sydney Exotics and Rabbit Vets (Dr David Vella & Associates) are Sydney-based small mammal, reptile and bird vets, who exclusively see:


small mammals - rabbit, ferret, guinea pig, rat, mouse
• reptiles - snake, lizard, turtle
• amphibians - frog, axolotl

***** WE HAVE MOVED! March 2019 *****

We are excited to announce that SERV has moved to a new location! Our service along with the whole of the North Shore Veterinary Specialist Centre have moved to a bigger and better hospital. Our new address is 57-63 Herbert St, Artarmon NSW 2064

Exciting new service at SERV! March 2019

We are pleased to announce the addition of our new bird vet services. Fronted by Dr Jade Kingsley (BA/BSc, BVSc, PgDip (animal physiology), MANZCVS (Avian Health)), we can provide a full range of avian care, ranging from general health exams, diagnostics and bird medicine and surgery.

In 2009, Dr Vella became a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in Exotic Companion Mammals, the first Australian vet to achieve these credentials. This Diplomate accreditation focuses on the veterinary care of mammals such as rabbits, ferrets and rodents.

CLICK HERE to view Dr Vella featured in the media.

Based in Sydney at North Shore Veterinary Specialist Centre SERV offers:
• General health consultations
• Preventative health (desexing, vaccinations)
• Full diagnostics
• Medical and surgical care.

Consultations are by appointment and cover all aspects of the pet's preventative health, husbandry and diet. Whether you have a pet in need or are a veterinarian wishing to refer a case to us, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our exotics service operates for appointments and queries 8am to 6pm weekdays and 8am to 5pm Saturdays. We are on-call for emergencies through the North Shore Veterinary Specialist Centre outside of these hours. This hospital is open 24 hours, seven days a week.

North Shore Veterinary Specialist Centre is a 24hour vet-staffed hospital with after-hours emergency, critical care services, and resident veterinary specialists in many disciplines.