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Welcome to Boongarry Veterinary Surgery, formerly known as Boongarry Veterinary Services, a trusted partner in exotic pet and native wildlife care and rehabilitation based in Cairns. Established in 1993 by Dr. Annabelle Olsson, our practice has evolved over the years to offer a comprehensive range of education and animal wellness services. From grooming for exotic and pocket pets to practical education sessions for pet owners, wildlife carers, and animal industry workers, we are dedicated to delivering animal health care with a difference.

Our team at Boongarry Veterinary Surgery provides consultancies for captive animal management, wildlife health and surveillance, and conservation efforts for free-living native fauna populations. We also offer educational programs like the Junior Vet Program, designed to introduce young animal enthusiasts to the world of veterinary medicine and responsible pet ownership. Our preventative care services focus on parasite control, nutrition, and husbandry counselling to ensure the optimal health and vitality of your beloved pets.

Through interactive workshops, seminars, and online learning options, our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programs cater to veterinary professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in the care of unusual and exotic pets and native wildlife. At Boongarry Veterinary Surgery, we are committed to providing exceptional education and services to our community and beyond, with a strong emphasis on empowering individuals to understand and meet the unique needs of their animals.