Vets in Melbourne has the expertise to treat rabbits and pocket pets such as birds, guinea pigs, rats, mice and lizards. Just like cats and dogs, pocket pets require regular veterinary care to monitor their overall health and nutrition

Our pocket pet services include:

  • Annual wellness examinations
  • Nail trimming
  • Dental care
  • Blood tests, x-rays, skin scrapings, and biopsy of lumps
  • Surgeries for de-sexing, lump removals, fractures, and other problems
  • Nutrition and Environmental counselling

The Importance of Annual Exams for Your Pocket Pet

Rabbits, birds, guinea pigs, rats, mice and lizards are the ultimate pretenders when it comes to feigning health and illness in these animals can be very difficult to recognize. It is important for all animals, but especially important for pocket pets to come in annually for a complete physical examination and health check – early prevention is vital to prolonging your pet’s life!

At Vets on Parker, we love seeing pocket pets and we will always offer you friendly advice so your pet can live a happy and healthy life.

Pet Care

  • Veterinarians frequently recommend pet “dentals”, but what does this procedure actually involve? Read on as we explain more about what happens during a dental procedure, and how we can help keep your pet’s pearly whites clean and healthy! Anaesthesia For a thorough dental treatment, we recommend that animals have a general anaesthetic for their comfort …
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  • Signs of poor digestive health in your dog or cat can be uncomfortable for your pet and be a cause of concern for you. Some owners write these signs off as a ‘sensitive stomach’, and either tolerate the symptoms – feeling as though that’s normal for their pet, or try various different diets in the …
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  • Like us, our pets can unfortunately fall victim to the ‘middle-aged spread’ and put on weight. This occurs due to the natural slowing of the metabolism associated with ageing, which can predispose your pet to excessive weight gain. For this reason, depending on the lifestage of your pet, we often recommend varying their dietary and …
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