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

  • Good dental health is important for dogs at every age. Unfortunately, around 80% of dogs over the age of three years old suffer from tooth and gum disease. If your dog has untreated tartar build-up from such a young age, by the time they reach their senior years (dogs aged 7 and over are considered …
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  • Many children love animals and can develop close bonds with their pets. This, in turn, can help the child learn important social skills such as empathy, respect for others and patience. However, if an animal feels trapped, frightened or threatened, even the most docile pets will do everything they can to make a perceived threat …
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  • Pet surgery can understandably be a stressful time for owners. If your pet is due for surgery, you might be feeling nervous or worried, but don’t stress: at our Narre Warren North veterinary hospital, we often get surgery-related questions from nervous pet-owners. In this blog, we are taking you through some of the most commonly …
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