Your pet, our passion

Welcome to the Ark Veterinary Hospital

Who we are?

Joe Daley founded the Ark Veterinary Hospital in 1996. First of all to provide a much needed experienced and personalised veterinary service on Sydney’s North Shore. The Ark remains the longest established veterinary practice in the Roseville, Lindfield and Killara area. We are a locally run and owned veterinarian hospital. Which is conveniently located in Lindfield and therefor offering uninterrupted service to the pet community. Our team of qualified veterinarians and nurses are always ready to meet your pet’s needs. They are passionate about giving you and your pet the best possible experience.

Qualified Veterinarians at the Ark Veterinary Hospital

Your pet is an important member of the family and the team at the Ark Veterinary Hospital understand that you want the best for them. Therefor we provide a veterinary service that you can trust and rely on. Delivering a wide range of health care services for pets while fitting in with their owners’ family and work commitments.

Opening hours at the Ark Veterinary Hospital

DAYS TIME
Monday to Friday 8am – 7pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm
Sunday 10am – 1pm

We run on an appointment system during our opening hours. We always welcome walk-ins. Please note that there may be a wait if you do not have an appointment booked.

Veterinarian Joe with Stig the dog

Veterinary Treatment

Our experienced veterinary team at the Ark Veterinary Hospital delivers a comprehensive range of health care services to pet owners. From consultations to surgery, with us your pet will receive the best and most efficient veterinary care.

Emergency Help

We are able to provide you and your pet with the best and most efficient veterinary care. We are open 7 days a week so in the case of an emergency were a there for you . For out of hours emergencies you can contact Northside Emergency Veterinary Services in Terrey Hills by calling 9452 2933.

Experienced Nurses

The veterinary nursing team at the Ark are passionate about health care and safety. They are always here to welcome you and your pet and provide the best level of service and care. We are available for consult and are happy to answer all your questions.

Qualified Veterinarians

With over 20 years of experienced veterinary care, the Ark Vets understand what an important member of the family your pets are. Therefor we are dedicated to keeping them healthy and happy. We are proud not only give the best care when needed but also inform you about preventative care.

The Ark Veterinary Hospital Team

We Care About Your Pet

Dr. Joe Daley, veterinarian at the Ark veterinary hospital in Lindfield

Dr. Joe Daley

Dr. Joe Daley graduated from the University of Sydney in 1987. His passion for providing quality veterinary health care and love for animals led him to start the Ark Veterinary Hospital in Roseville in 1996. Before re-establishing the Ark at its current location in Lindfield he also operated a mobile veterinary service. He aquired the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists Pharmacology membership in 1998 and the Surgery Membership in 2003. Joe lives with his wife, four children and their beautiful dogs Wilow and Daisy.

Dr. Katy Kirby, veterinarian at the Ark veterinary hospital in Lindfield

Dr. Katy Kirby

Katy is born and bred Sydneysider. She graduated from Sydney University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Science (Veterinary) First Class Honours. After working for a few years in Sydney, she has spent the last 2 years locuming throughout the UK. Katy lives in Northern Sydney with her partner and elderly cat, Mitsie.

Libby - veterinary nurse at the Ark veterinary hospital

Libby Green

Libby Green is our Operations Manager. She joined our team of amazing vet nurses in February 2018.
Libby is a fully qualified veterinary nurse and has worked for 5 years as a vet nurse in other veterinary hospitals on the North Shore.
She has 3 mini fox terriers at home: Willy, Molly & Ruby.

Kat is the Groomer of the Ark veterinary hospital

Katayoon Farrokhzadi

Kat joined our grooming team at the beginning of 2019. She has been grooming for a couple of years and has completed her studies in pet grooming. Kat has now taken over the role as head groomer and is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday to pamper your pooch! At home she has a lovely little Yorkshire Terrier called Felfel.

Alex, veterinarian nurse

Alex Vollema

Alex is one of our wonderful Veterinary Nurses. She started in a volunteer role back in 2012, and has moved into Animal Attendant positions until she became qualified in 2016. Alex lives with her 3 Golden Retrievers – Mia, Bentley and Aston – and Holly the Birman cat. In her spare time, she goes to visit her lovely two horses Chester and Diesel.

Nathalie |veterinary nurse

Natalie Leong

Natalie is currently studying her Cert IV in Vet Nursing. She lives with four dogs (an Alaskan Malamute, Labrador, Golden Retriever and English Springer Spaniel) and two cats. She loves training her dogs and participates in Obedience and Nosework activities with Pippin the English Springer Spaniel.

Katherine Levy

Katherine joined us in April 2018 as an animal attendant, and is studying her Certificate II in Animal Studies. She plans to move forward into Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing. Katherine has a lovely old Staffordshire bull terrier called Charlie!

Brittany | Receptionist at the Ark veterinary hospital

Brittany Clark

Bee joined us in November 2019 as our veterinary receptionist. She has extensive experience in the medical reception field but has a passion for animals. Bee will be beginning her studies in Veterinary Science next year and plans to one day run her own animal rehabilitation centre. At home, she has a beautiful red Staffy called Happy and a cheeky cat called Rafiki.

Phoebe, assistant veterinarian at the Ark veterinary hospital in Lindfield

Phoebe Lind

Phoebe began working at the Ark as a volunteer in 2012. She is nearly finished a Bachelor of Science at the University of the Melbourne and wants to move on to study postgraduate Medicine. Phoebe works as an animal attendant during the university holidays. When she’s not studying or working she spends her time bushwalking and looking after her cat Marmalade (who’s secretly her favourite!), Barnaby the rabbit and six noisy but lovely chickens.

Sasja, marketing & sales manager at the Ark Veterinary hospital in Lindfield

Sasja Bouwman-Dekker

Sasja is the marketing & sales manager at the Ark. She was born in the Netherlands and immigrated 3,5 years ago to Sydney. Sasja has a bachelor degree in marketing & communications and a bachelor degree is Graphic design. She lives together with her partner, her son and her cat Coco. In the weekends she loves to go horse riding.

Diane, administrator at the Ark veterinary hospital in Lindfield

Dianne Khouw

For many years Dianne is our trusted bookkeeper at the Ark Veterinary Hospital. She lives locally with her 2 children. They just got a new family member, a very sweet little kitten.