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Looking for an avian vet near you? Please phone (03) 9764 9000
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Clinic Hours

9 am to 6 pm Monday to Fridays

9 am to 12 pm Saturdays

11 am to 12 pm Sundays

If you’re looking for a bird vet near you, you know that your bird will be in good hands with the highly qualified, caring and compassionate avian veterinarians at Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic. We have decades of specialist experience and only treat birds. 

Our hospital, surgical facilities and diagnostic equipment are tailored to the needs of feathered patients of all varieties. When you visit Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic you can be confident that your pet will be have premium care from the leaders in pet bird medicine.

Dr Matt Gosbell Removing a Foreign Body from a Baby Amazon Parrot.


Companion birds

budgies, parrots, cockatiels, cockatoos and macaws

As well as being experts in providing medical and surgical care for pet birds we understand the close bonds that people form with their feathered companions and value of behavioural training to enhance human-bird relationships

chicken home

Caring for pet poultry

chickens, ducks and other species

A new generation has discovered the joys of chicken, duck and poultry ownership that goes beyond collecting eggs and recognises interesting connections these birds form with each other and their human carers. We have years of experience and the latest technologies to address veterinary problems in pet poultry.



racing and fancy

Racing pigeons not only need to be healthy, they need to be competitive. Started by Dr Colin Walker, a world authority on both racing and fancy pigeons, MBVC has a long tradition of working with both racing and fancy pigeons.

  • 5 star review  Positive: Professionalism ,  Quality ,  Reliability ,  Responsiveness ,  Value Been coming here for years, the staff are absolutely lovely & the vets are amazing.... read more

    thumb Manolya Jay Smith
    November 4, 2021

    5 star review  A great vet for birds

    thumb Ivan Thomas George Daniels
    October 4, 2021

    5 star review  Positive: Professionalism Terrific Vets and staff - only Vet I’d go to with a sick bird!

    thumb Heather Bricknell
    October 4, 2021
  • 5 star review  They are the best bird vets in Victoria

    thumb Elle Maree
    September 4, 2021

    5 star review  Positive: Professionalism ,  Quality ,  Reliability ,  Responsiveness ,  Value I have taken my Cockatoo Petey here and the staff are amazing. They are very... read more

    thumb Adrian Hansen
    September 4, 2021

    5 star review  The staff here were so thoughtful and clearly knowledgeable about birds. I had brought in an injured wild bird, and they took the time to explain its injuries to me... read more

    thumb Rosemarie Herbert
    September 4, 2021
  • 5 star review  Absolutely amazing! The staff at Melbourne Bird Veterinary Clinic go above and beyond for their clients. They are always so friendly and helpful and always happy to help or explain... read more

    thumb Isabell Suhr
    August 4, 2021

    5 star review  Positive: Professionalism We had a first overall health check with my Macaw-Saphira. She’s doing well. Dr. Matt was very professional despite he was very busy. He answered all my... read more

    thumb Maja Godina
    August 4, 2021

    5 star review  The best! I've been taking my 45 year old Gallah here for years and could not fault them. The best bird specialists I've been to, VERY caring, friendly... read more

    thumb Trent-Catherine Hewitson
    July 4, 2021
  • 5 star review  I Recently took my Cockatiel "Spike" of 18 years of age to this clinic because he suddenly started a non-stop seizure that didn't stop, I called the Melbourne Bird Veterinary... read more

    thumb AndamanDroneArt Toucan
    March 4, 2021

    5 star review  I had to take my chickens there the vet staff are great reception staff friendly its the place to take your feathered friend

    thumb Lesley Kellett
    December 4, 2020