Pet and large animal veterinary clinic in Northam and Moora

WA’s go-to animal hospital

A Country Practice is a veterinary clinic in Western Australia that provides your pets and livestock with compassionate and competent healthcare services. Led by husband and wife team, Drs Peter Morrell and Virginia Pullman, our practice has been providing vet services such as routine health examinations and vaccinations for many years. Contact us today to book an appointment.

Our locations

We have two locations in Western Australia; A Country Practice (in operation since 2004) in Northam, and the Moora Veterinary Service (in operation since 1991). which operates in Moora and the surrounding districts.

About Peter and Virginia

Peter and Virginia are highly experienced veterinarians, who have been active in private practice in Western Australia and the Northern Territory since 1982.

Peter has a special interest and extensive experience in sheep and cattle health and production, and practises under the banner of ‘Best Practice Livestock Consultancy’. He has performed several thousand cattle pregnancy tests over his 25 years in the industry. Peter also has a special interest in horses, having been a horse educator in his youth; he was also a licensed racehorse trainer in his early veterinary career.

Virginia has extensive experience in small animal practice and was awarded a Master of Veterinary Studies degree, an additional qualification in small animal medicine and surgery, in 1994.

Pet services

For comprehensive veterinary services in Western Australia, visit our practice. Our well-trained staff can assist you with the following services:

  • Routine health examinations
  • Consultations
  • Vaccinations
  • Microchipping
  • Heartworm prevention
  • Pathology testing
  • Digital radiography
  • Dentistry
  • Sterilisations
  • Soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, with referral to specialist surgeons when necessary
  • Pet grooming
  • Hydrobathing (available at A Country Practice in Avon Valley)
  • Cat boarding in a luxurious, spacious air-conditioned indoor cattery
  • Good range of premium foods, collars and leads, flea and worming products


Large animal physicians

Our large animal vets in Western Australia offer reliable care for your horses, sheep and cattle. Our services include:


  • General health examinations
  • Lameness examinations
  • Stomach tubing
  • Teeth rasping
  • Microchipping and identification
  • Castration
  • Wound management


Sheep and cattle

  • Disease and death investigation
  • Parasite control in sheep and cattle, including worm egg counts and resistance testing
  • Cattle pregnancy testing
  • Advising farmers on how to increase their production capabilities with sheep and cattle
  • Fertility investigations in sheep and cattle
  • Nutritional advice


Pet advice

From pet dental services to nutritional advice, our staff is happy to provide you with the best pet advice in Western Australia. To make sure your pets are healthy, we provide informed and knowledgeable advice about vaccinations, fleas and sterilisation, and a professional service to match.

Why choose us

We offer a full range of diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures. Both our hospitals use modern, high-quality equipment, including digital X-Ray processing machines, which greatly improve X-Ray diagnosis. Pet grooming and cat boarding are also available to clients of both practices.

Peter and Virginia are assisted in their professional capacity by fully qualified Registered Veterinary Nurses, with several years’ experience and suitably certified. The teams at A Country Practice and Moora Veterinary Service are dedicated to ensuring the best professional care for your animals.

Contact us today for further assistance.

Please find us at one of these locations

A Country Practice

Moora Veterinary Service