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

  • Each dental procedure involves a thorough assessment and treatment of any dental issues. This helps to ensure that your pet’s mouth remains comfortable and healthy, helping to maintain their overall wellbeing and quality of life!
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  • If your pet seems unwell, suffers recurrent bouts of vomiting or abnormal stools, it’s important to book them in for an appointment for further assessment.
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  • Like us, our pets can unfortunately fall victim to the ‘middle-aged spread’ and put on weight. This occurs due to the natural slowing of the metabolism associated with ageing, which can predispose your pet to excessive weight gain. For this reason, depending on the lifestage of your pet, we often recommend varying their dietary and …
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