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Total Pet Wellness

Where you receive a complete and comprehensive approach to your pet's health and wellbeing for experienced vets. Where you can be sure the care they receive is as special as they are.

Surgical Services

Where you can access all routine veterinary medical and surgical procedures, as well as the more complex and involved non routine procedures when needed

Equine & Production Animals

Complete care for all Equine and Production animals. You can view our 'Services' page for a full list of services. Passionate about looking after our Equine Seniors.

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HIGHlands Veterinary Hospital - Braemer #1 Vet

At HIGHlands Veterinary Hospital it's all about building long term relationships with you and your pets and companion animals. Thus building a comprehensive knowledge of your animal companions, especially regarding their individual healthcare needs.

It is by practicing these principles that we are thought of first and foremost when the medical needs of a beloved companion become a family concern.

HIGHlands Veterinary Hospital is conveniently located in the Southern Highlands -  66 Old Hume Highway, Braemar  NSW and you can book in your appointment by calling us on (02) 4872 1144


Meet Your A Team

Our Services

  • Vaccinations
  • PennHIP Radiography
  • Dogs Only Consult Room
  • Cats Only Consulting Room
  • Spaying and Neutering
  • Dentistry
  • Microchipping
  • Production Animals
  • Technical Services
  • Wellbeing Services
  • Surgical Services
  • Equine Services

WHY DO I NEED TO VACCINATE MY PET? Vaccinations are important in helping protect your pets from many common diseases. They do this by inducing an immune response by the body to a safe version of the injected virus administered through vaccines. When we talk about vaccinations we take into account your pet’s health status, […]

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Dr Diederik Gelderman has been certified to do PennHIP scoring since 1996 and is one of the ‘original’ innovators of this technique in Australia.   What is PennHIP?  PennHIP stand for Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program. It is a technique of radiographing animals’ hips developed at the University of Pennsylvania to determine degree of laxity (how […]

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To ensure that your pooch is as comfortable as possible while visiting us, HIGHlands Veterinary Hospital is proud to offer you and your dog a canine-only consult room. Our veterinary clinic is dedicated to the well-being of all our pet friends. Since no two dogs are alike, we will cater our treatment in the best […]

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HIGHlands Veterinary Hospital in the Southern Highlands, NSW is proud to offer you and your cats a feline-only consulting room. Your kitty cat will feel right at home once they enter our dedicated Feline-Only area, with no canine dog smells this can naturally calm your cat once they step a paw through the door. If […]

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Spaying and Neutering Here at HIGHlands Veterinary Hospital, we perform safe, minimally invasive procedures that decrease your pet’s risk of health problems and help control the pet population. Depending on your pet’s age, your veterinarian will tell you the best time to have them spayed or neutered. Dogs and […]

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Maintaining healthy teeth and a healthy mouth is one of the most important contributors to your pets overall general health and a long life. Although you might initially only notice your pet’s unpleasant breath, untreated dental disease can lead to problems within your pet’s heart and kidneys. 85% of pets over 18 months of age will […]

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Microchipping is the safe and professional way to identify your animal. While collars may fall off and identification tags may get lost, a microchip stays with your pet for life. Each microchip contains a personal, one-of-a-kind identification number that associates an animal as part of a family. The information connected to each chip includes the […]

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Providing quality large animal veterinary care to the Southern Highlands

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Here at Highlands Veterinary Hospital, we have state of the art technology to help provide quality medical service to your pets

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Just ask us about our many wellbeing services available. We can tailor packages to suit your needs

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Here at Highlands Veterinary Hospital we can perform special interest surgeries as well as all the standard surgeries

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We offer a range of mobile equine veterinary services throughout the Southern Highlands, Illawarra, South Coast and North Coast area.

Dr Diederik Gelderman is highly trained; with many years delivering veterinary services throughout Australia.

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What you say about us

I meet so many amazing people in rescue. One such person helps so much with our rescue heartbeats, he is there no matter what time or day. Diederik Geldermanis out vet at Highlands vets and I would like to thank him for everything he does for Golden oldies animal rescue xxx

Gina Golden Oldies

Gina - Golden Oldies Animal Rescue

Highly recommend their services as I find the staff to be very compassionate and extremely professional. Will continue to use their services.

Deana. Braemar.

Deana. Braemar.

For the best vet in Southern Highlands, we suggest everyone visit Highlands Veterinary Group. They have caring and compassionate staff who are always very helpful and friendly. They take really good care of your pets and make sure they can do everything they can to make them better again. Thanks for all your help and support. Will be coming back if anything else happens to our puppy.


Sandra. Southern Highlands.

Fantastic service and they are always super friendly and go above and beyond to help in any way they can. I would definately highly recommend them to anyone in the area who needs their pet looked after well i a caring environment. Thanks again for everything you have done for us and will do in the future.


John . Southern Highlands.

Super impressed with Dick and his team…love that our dogs like him and don’t protest too much!


Julie. Southern Highlands