Welcome to Balaclava Veterinary Surgery

We are located in Westcourt, Queensland, and we welcome pets and pet parents from surrounding suburbs including Mooroobool, Bungalow, Earlville as well as other areas in the Cairns and Cape York regions.

Established over 30 years ago, the team at Balaclava Veterinary Surgery is committed to providing the highest level of professional service and care for your pet. Our team recognises the significance of your pets and the place they hold in your family and is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care for your pets. Our highly qualified Veterinarians Dr Max Fargher, Dr Jason Pollard and Dr Akihiro Matsui bring a combined veterinary experience of over 60 years. Prior to joining Balaclava Veterinary Surgery, Dr Max Fargher has worked in mixed animal practice since 1990, as well as owning a small animal practice and completing several courses of further education. Dr Jason Pollard was a Veterinary Director at two large veterinary hospital groups and Dr Akihiro Matsui holds a doctoral degree in Veterinary Medicine. Our team has experiences and interests in internal medicine, orthopaedic and soft tissue and laporoscopic surgeries, animal behaviour, and more.  Our animal health care team will offer education, advice and care to ensure your pet has the longest, happiest and healthiest life possible. We treat cats, dogs, guinea pigs, rats, mice and birds. Find out more about us by booking a hospital tour or bring your pet to meet our team at anytime.

Our Facilities & Services

Our program includes

  • Unlimited FREE Consultations
  • Annual
  • Up to $250 OFF a Dental Procedure
  • Preventative Health Care Screen x 1 Per Year
  • FREE Microchip
  • 10% Discount on Professional Services by a Vet
  • 10% Discount on Parasite & Heartworm control
  • 10% Discount on Food & Merchandise