About Girraween Veterinary Hospital

About Us

Welcome to Girraween Veterinary Hospital

At Girraween Veterinary Hospital, we are dedicated to providing exceptional veterinary care with a focus on compassion, comprehensive health management, and a stress-free environment for your beloved pets. Our team, led by Dr. Sue Callow, is committed to ensuring that every visit to our clinic is a positive experience for both you and your pet.

Meet Our Team

Dr. Sue Callow, BSc BVMS MVS Dr. Sue Callow, the new owner of Girraween Veterinary Hospital since January 2024, brings over 20 years of experience as a Northern Territory local to our clinic. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Science, a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, and a Master of Veterinary Studies. Dr. Callow has been recognized for her contributions to veterinary telemedicine, winning several awards including the 2015 Westpac 100 Women of Influence and the NT Business Industry Commendation for Innovation. Her innovative work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Questacon, numerous radio and newspaper outlets, and she has even been a TEDx speaker on innovation in the veterinary industry. Dr. Callow's deep connection to the community and her extensive experience in veterinary care ensure that your pets receive the best possible treatment. Her compassionate and creative approach to evidence based holistic pet health make her a trusted and beloved veterinarian in the region.

Alison Sewel, Receptionist Alison Sewel is the friendly face you’ll first see when you visit our clinic. With a warm smile and a dedication to providing excellent customer service, Alison handles all administrative tasks with efficiency and care. She manages microchip details, orders ongoing medication and food, and ensures that you are reminded of your pet's upcoming vaccinations and worming schedules. Alison's attention to detail and commitment to our clients make her an invaluable part of our team.

Katie Little, Veterinary Nurse Katie Little specializes in preventative care and is passionate about maintaining the overall health and well-being of your pets. From diet and dental care to parasite control, Katie's expertise ensures that your pets receive the best preventative care available. Her gentle approach and dedication to each animal's unique needs make her an essential member of our team.

Shae Ryan, Veterinary Nurse Shae Ryan is dedicated to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to all our patients. With a focus on stress-free handling and advanced care techniques, Shae ensures that your pets are comfortable and well-cared for during their visit. Her expertise in post-operative care and her commitment to reducing stress in hospitalized pets help create a calming environment for all our furry patients.

Our Philosophy

At Girraween Veterinary Hospital, we believe in a holistic approach to pet healthcare. Our Connection Care model ensures that every aspect of your pet's health is addressed, from routine check-ups to advanced medical treatments. We focus on creating a stress-free environment where your pets can feel safe and comfortable.

Our Services

  • Preventive Care: Comprehensive health check-ups, diet and nutrition advice, dental care, and parasite control.
  • Medical Treatments: Diagnosis and treatment of various conditions, surgeries, and emergency care.
  • Rehabilitation Services: Utilizing advanced techniques such as cold laser therapy and underwater treadmill therapy to aid in recovery and improve mobility.
  • Stress Management: Low-stress handling techniques, consultations in our garden, pre-visit medications, and pheromone therapy.
  • Specialized Care: Dedicated cat ward and post-operative support.

Our Commitment

We are committed to providing the highest level of care for your pets, ensuring their health and well-being are our top priority. Our team’s dedication to compassionate care, combined with our comprehensive health management approach, sets us apart as a leading veterinary clinic in Darwin.

Join Our Community

We invite you to become part of our caring community at Girraween Veterinary Hospital. Experience the difference that compassionate, comprehensive, and stress-free care can make for your pet. Visit us today and let us partner with you in maintaining and enhancing your pet’s health and happiness.


Girraween Veterinary Hospital – Where Compassion Meets Excellence in Pet Care.




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