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

  • What is your New Year’s resolution? For many of us, it’s weight loss. While our personal health is incredibly important, it is not every day that we take our dog’s weight into consideration too. In fact, approximately 40% of dogs in Australia are overweight or obese, and many pet owners don’t even know it! Therefore, …
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  • In December, our Bulleen vet sees a lot of patients with tummy upsets which can often be traced back to too many rich festive foods. Ideally, pets should not ever be fed processed foods as their stomachs have not evolved to digest them and so eating them often leads to diarrhoea and/or vomiting.   However, there …
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  • During summer, most of our pet patients visit our Templestowe veterinary clinic because they have been overexposed to the harsh sun. In this blog, we are explaining the different health consequences that this exposure can have on your pet. We’ve also put together a quick 5-step grooming guide for owners to care for their pets …
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