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Meet our new surgeon!

Dr Bruce Meyers

Surgery Director
MMED Vet (Small Animal Surgery)

Dr Bruce Meyers qualified as a veterinarian in 1993 and completed his Master’s Degree in Small Animal Surgery in 2008 at the University of Pretoria (Onderstepoort). He is registered as a Specialist Veterinary Surgeon with the South African Veterinary Council...

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AVSARC veterinarian assessing a rabbit

New safety measures in place in response to COVID-19.

Our hospital remains open as an essential service. You can travel for veterinary care. Our aim is to continue to be able to provide the highest levels of care to our patients because we know how stressful it can be without the necessary vet support when you and your pet need it most.

In order to do that we are taking all the steps to minimise risk and ensure you and our team are safe through your time with us. We ask that you follow government recommendations and if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms please stay at home and organise someone else to bring your pet in to us.

Please click below for more information on our COVID-19 safety measures. Thank you for your co-operation and understanding.

Adelaide Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre.

Established in 2000, Adelaide Veterinary Specialist and Referral Centre (AVSARC) was the first facility in South Australia that offered a multidisciplinary small animal referral service by veterinarians with specialist training.

The AVSARC centre is purpose-built equipped with state-of-the-art facilities that provide you and your special pet companions with specialised care and expertise beyond what can be provided by your general veterinary practice.

We are co-located with AEC Adelaide, a leading 24/7 animal emergency and critical care facility with an experienced and dedicated team of emergency veterinarians and qualified nurses. All the staff at the AEC and AVSARC are committed to providing the best quality care for your pet 24 hours a day.

Our aim is to provide a comprehensive vet service accessed by referral from general practice veterinarians. We treat animals with severe, complex or protracted medical conditions requiring specialised equipment or expertise beyond that found in a general veterinary practice, much the same as specialist medical services available for humans. We offer referral services in:

  • Surgery
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Dermatology
  • Diagnostic Imaging


No matter how big or small your concern is, one of our veterinary experts will be ready to help.

Do you have a vet question? Contact the AVSARC centre by phone on 08 8132 0533, email: or at 102 Magill Rd, Norwood.

Dr Andrew Carter checking for canine ear problems

Who We Are

At AVSARC we believe our people make all the difference, meet the caring professionals that make our centre and services...

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Veterinarians performing animal diagnostic imaging

Services we offer

At AVSARC we aim to provide a comprehensive service accessed by referral from general practice veterinarians in surgery...

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AVSARC vet office

Contact us

Contact the centre by phone on 08 8132 0533, or at 102 Magill Rd, Norwood.

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