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

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  • Has your pet been diagnosed with an underlying allergy as the cause of their recurrent ear or skin irritation?  Whilst this can be disappointing news to receive, you and your pet can take comfort in the fact that we are very familiar with the management of allergies! Types of allergies There are four main types …
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  • 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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