2021 Guide: 10 Best Vet Clinics in Penang (Including Government Vets)

As pet parents, there’s nothing we want more than our fur babies to be physically and emotionally healthy. It is generally recommended to bring your pet to a vet at least once a year for a routine check-up and vaccinations.

If you’re looking for a private or government vet clinic in Penang, you’re in luck! We’ve compiled a list of the top-rated pet clinics for your convenience.

Please note that this article is not sponsored nor do we endorse the vet clinics listed. These pet clinics were crowdsourced from online community forums, articles and Google reviews. We suggest that you do your own research to make the best informed decision.

1. Neko Inu Veterinary Clinic (Bayan Lepas)

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Ask pet owners for vet recommendations in Penang and many will point you towards Neko Inu Veterinary Clinic. Their services are reasonably priced and their staff will treat your pet with the utmost professionalism and care.

They treat mainly dogs and cats, but will also accept other animals on a case-by-case basis. The only downside is that the waiting area is small and may not be convenient for large dogs. 

Services provided include:

  • Consultation
  • Surgeries
  • Dental care
  • Imaging facilities, including X-ray

Opening hours: Mon-Sun 9am-6pm

Contact number: +604-611 9600

Address: 72-1-71 Arena Curve, Jalan Mahsuri, 11900 Bayan Baru, Penang

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2. Cuddles Veterinary Clinic (George Town)

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The vets here do wonders for sick fur kids and are highly knowledgeable and skilled. They maintain a clean space and offer pocket-friendly prices.

Services provided include:

  • Spaying and neutering
  • Deworming and vaccinations

Opening hours: Mon-Sun 8am-1pm, 2-6pm

Contact number: +604-218 9749

Address: 150, Jalan Kelawai, George Town, 10250 George Town, Penang

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3. Catsby Veterinary Clinic (Bukit Mertajam)

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The next time your kitty needs to see a vet, consider bringing them to Catsby Veterinary Clinic in Bukit Mertajam. Their prices won’t burn a hole in your pocket and their staff are said to be very attentive and friendly.

Aside from health treatments, Catsby also offers affordable pet boarding and grooming, which start from RM10 and RM50 respectively.

Services provided include:

  • Consultation and treatment
  • Spaying and neutering (ranges between RM90-RM170)
  • Vaccinations
  • Pet boarding (ranges from RM10-RM15 per day)
  • Pet grooming (ranges between RM50-RM65)

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 10:30am-6pm

Contact number: +6019-800 7044

Address: No 44, Lorong Perda Selatan 2, Bandar Perda, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang

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4. Grace Veterinary Centre (Gelugor)

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While some might know this place as Hope Veterinary Clinic, they have since rebranded and are now known as Grace Veterinary Centre. The vets here are extremely meticulous and patient with their diagnosis.

They accept walk-ins but it is highly recommended to make an appointment in advance to avoid long waiting times.

Services provided include:

  • Surgeries
  • Dental care
  • Imaging facilities, including X-ray and ultrasound

Opening hours: Mon-Sun 9am-6pm

Contact number: +604-656 0113

Address: 11 & 12, Jalan Pantai Jerjak Taman Pantai Jerjak, Sungai Nibong, 11900, Penang

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5. Department of Veterinary Services, Penang State (Bukit Mertajam)

If you’re looking for a government vet clinic, head on over to Bukit Mertajam to visit the HQ or pick any of their other five locations across Penang. Do be aware that the services offered may differ depending on the branch.

They offer a flat rate of RM120 for spaying and neutering dogs or cats, and their consultation fee is estimated to be around RM20. 

Services provided include:

  • Consultation (~RM20)
  • Vaccinations
  • Spaying and neutering (RM120)

Opening hours (HQ): Mon-Thu 8:15am-12:30pm, 2:15-4:15pm; Fri 8:15am-12pm

Contact number (HQ): +604-508 4368

Address (HQ): Bukit Tengah, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang

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6. AcuVet Veterinary Clinic (George Town)

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Formerly known as Peng Aun Veterinary Clinic, this popular animal clinic is now called AcuVet Veterinary Clinic. Many pet owners recommend this place for their affordable prices and friendly service. However, you might occasionally experience a long wait despite having an appointment.

Services provided include:

  • Consultation (~RM20)
  • Spaying and neutering
  • Pet grooming

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9am-6pm

Contact number: +604-226 4536

Address: 25E, Jalan Gottlieb, 10350 George Town, Penang

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7. Happy Cats Veterinary Clinic (Bayan Lepas)

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The team that runs Happy Cats Veterinary Clinic may be small, but they provide excellent service to all their feline patients. The veterinarian, Dr Norhidayu, is often described to be gentle and soft-spoken.

Please note that during the MCO period, the clinic maintains a strict SOP and pet parents may not necessarily be able to accompany their fur kid into the consultation room.

Services provided include:

  • Vaccinations
  • Spaying and neutering

Opening hours: Sat-Wed 10am-7pm

Contact number: +604-297 4327

Address: 1.02.05, SummerSkye Square, Jalan Sungai Tiram 8, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang

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8. Klinik Veterinar Dan Kedai Haiwan Peliharaan Ecovet (Butterworth)

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Based in Butterworth on the mainland, Ecovet is a pet clinic that’s dedicated to treating cats. This is one of the few places in Penang where you might be able to have your cat spayed or neutered for under RM100.

You can also send your fur kid here for boarding or grooming, as well as stock up on some food supplies and accessories.

Services provided include:

  • Spaying and neutering
  • Pet boarding
  • Pet grooming
  • Pet food and accessories

Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9:30am-5pm

Contact number: +6012-475 0802

Address: 1981, Jln Merbau Indah, Kampung Permatang Sungai Dua, 13800 Butterworth, Penang

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9. Windsor Animal Hospital (Tanjung Tokong)

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Windsor Animal Hospital offers an extensive list of services, including 24-hour accident and emergency care for pets in Penang. They are run by a full suite of pet professionals and provide top-notch facilities. Many pet owners recommend Dr Shibu and Dr Shiv, who have many years of experience under their belt.

Windsor serves a range of pets including cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs and sugar gliders. They accept walk-ins but will require an appointment for exotic pets.

Services provided include:

  • Consultation and treatment
  • Surgeries and dental care
  • In-patient treatment and ICU
  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Internal medicine
  • Pet grooming
  • Pet boarding

Opening hours: Mon-Sun 9am-12am

Contact number: +604-899 0055

Address:  Desiran, Vantage, C-G-7, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang 1, Tanjung Tokong, 10470 Tanjung Tokong, Penang

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10. Venice Veterinary Clinic (Bukit Mertajam)

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Founded in 2012, Venice Veterinary Clinic includes 3 professional vets, a certified veterinary nurse and a friendly support team. They are happy to treat traditional and exotic pets, including snakes, lizards, hedgehogs and more.

Some clients find their services to be a little pricey, but this could differ depending on your pet’s circumstances.

Services provided include:

  • Consultation (RM30)
  • Behavioural counseling
  • Vaccinations
  • Parasite control
  • Surgeries and dental care
  • Pet boarding

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 10am-12:30pm, 2-6:30pm; Sat-Sun 10am-2:30pm

Contact number: +6010-391 2218

Address: 43, Jln Perniagaan Gemilang 1, Pusat Perniagaan Gemilang, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang

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Conclusion

Pet parents, you don’t have to worry about being unable to pay for unexpected vet medical bills.

You can claim your pet’s medical bills from any of the vets in the list above (yes, including government vets!) with Oyen Pet Insurance, as we accept vet bills from all registered veterinary clinics in Malaysia.*

Learn more about Oyen in this article, including our coverage and pricing.

If you have any vet clinics in Penang to recommend, please shoot us an email at hello@oyen.my

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