Vets on Balwyn are committed to providing quality care to animals of all shapes and sizes. Whilst cats and dogs are Melbourne’s most popular pets, we offer veterinary services for all types of domestic animals including guinea pigs, rabbits, lizards, mice, rats and birds.

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
  • Vaccinations for rabbits and ferrets

Why do I need to bring my pocket pet in for an annual check-up?

Concealing signs of illness and pain is a common survival mechanism displayed amongst most small animals. Whilst your bird, rabbit or reptile might look and behave perfectly normally, it’s quite possible that it’s all an act. The only way to properly evaluate the health of your pocket pet is to bring them in for a physical assessment with a professional vet. Regular check-ups help ensure health issues are diagnosed early and treated before they affect your pet’s quality of life.

Pet Care

  • If your pet is thirstier than usual it could be a sign of kidney disease. The increase in thirst may only be subtle but if you find yourself filling up the water bowl more regularly or even notice your pet drinking from the shower recess, you should arrange a check-up with us. When it comes …
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  • You don’t need us to tell you that an episode of itchy and scratchy can be extremely frustrating for your pet. If the cycle of itch, scratch, rub and lick it continues, it can leave your pet feeling uncomfortable, frustrated and downright miserable. Not to mention the need for ongoing veterinary visits and medication! A …
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  • There’s no doubt about it when it comes to dental disease it can really stink! But don’t be tempted to simply turn your head away, as bad breath can be a sign that your furry friend is suffering from dental disease, a sneaky condition that likes to creep up on them. As the disease progresses, …
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