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

  • Did you know that many cases of feline anxiety may sadly go unrecognised?  This is because cats, not being pack animals, won’t always seek social support as a dog would, and instead may mask feelings of stress to avoid appearing “vulnerable”. What are the potential symptoms of anxiety in a cat? In more introverted cats, …
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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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