Vets on Parker have been active participants in the Templestowe business community for over 30 years and we take pride in providing support to local clubs, organisations, and events. Some of Vets on Parker’s community outreach and support activities include:

  • Sponsorship for local sporting clubs
  • Discounts for pensioners
  • Fundraising hampers for local schools
  • Participation and sponsorship of local fetes and fairs
  • Work experience for students curious about veterinary science and animal care professions

If you’re a Templestowe based organisation dedicated to enriching or bettering the community and need support, please get in touch with us! Vets on Parker are committed to giving back and helping our local area flourish.

Wildlife Care

With a wealth of bush and parkland, Templestowe is an urban wildlife hotspot. Unfortunately, wildlife and civilisation don’t always mix and animals often come off second best. Vets on Parker have decades of experience caring for injured wildlife including kangaroos, possums and birds. If you come across injured wildlife, call us immediately and one of our veterinary staff will coach you through the best way to provide immediate first aid and transport the animal safely to our clinic.

Pet Care

  • As we head into summer, it’s important to know the risks that the hot weather will present to your cat, dog or pocket pet. The main risk is heatstroke – a life-threatening condition that can escalate in a matter of minutes. In today’s blog, our trusted vet in Templestowe has put together a guide for …
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  • Spring season is allergy season for pets so keep an eye out for skin irritations and inflammation, excessive scratching and respiratory issues. In particular, we want to highlight three types of allergies which land pets in our clinic around this time of year: Grass allergies The pollen from grass can cause an allergic reaction in …
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  • 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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