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Has Your Four-Legged Friend Been Hit by a Car?

If a car hits your pet, it can be a particularly shocking and traumatic experience for both you and your pet. Often, pet owners will be in a state of shock and unsure of what to immediately do. Having a plan of action in place will help to smooth the process in this...

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What are the common Pet Surgeries

At VetMed, we seek to combine the best of specialised and holistic treatments for your pet. We have an experienced team that is well experienced in a broad array of surgical procedures, and who consult with other relevant specialists to provide the best overall...

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New Innovations in the Vet World

Much like the rapidly advancing world of human medicine, advances in veterinary technology allow many once unimaginable procedures to be performed on pets in the interests of remedying and preventing illnesses. As technology improves, it also becomes cheaper and more...

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How to Cope With a Blind Pet

While many suppose that a blind pet may lack quality of life or be a burden on their owner, neither is true. Dogs and cats are able to operate quite independently and enjoy their lives even if they are blind, whether from birth or blindness acquired later in life. We...

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How to Cope in a Pet Emergency

It doesn’t matter how seasoned a pet owner we are – if our pet gets into a health crisis, we are likely to lose our cool. The team at VetMed want the best for your animal in a time of crisis. We have three handy locations in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, and we treat...

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Our Ultimate Dog Care Plan

Dogs can be a lot of work. We love our furry friends, but making sure they get the most out of life requires a lot more consideration than one would initially think. Keeping your dog well and properly fed, monitoring its health, and keeping him physically and mentally...

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Our Ultimate Cat Care Plan

Cats are often regarded as an easy pet, especially compared to dogs. Although they are often more independent than dogs, cats can still require a lot of work on their owners’ behalf. The more work you put into taking care of your cat, the happier its (and your) life...

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How to Check Your Pet for Illness

We all love our pets and hope that no illness ever befalls them. Let’s face it, that’s pretty unlikely. Whether it’s a large or minor health issue, we can expect our little loved ones to experience a few hurdles on the way in life. It’s easy to be concerned too much...

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How to Choose the Right Pet for You

Choosing the right pet is serious business. Prior to getting their first pet, many consider pet ownership to be a walk in the park, but there are actually many things you need to consider to match the right pet to you!   Personality It is not simply about choosing a...

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Latest Questions & Answers


Why is my animal so itchy all of the time?

Lots of things make animals itch. The number one culprit is the flea! If your pet isn’t current on…

My cat sees the carrier and runs and hides! What can I do to reduce the anxiety surrounding his carrier?

This is a common trend with cats, they see the carrier and they bolt. Then you spend the better part…

I need to update my animals microchip details. How do I do this?

If you move house or change your telephone contact it is very important to update your pet’s micro…

Do I need an appointment get prescription medication ?

If it is a new occurrence then yes, we will need to examine your pet. The most important concern is …

Why does my pet need a blood test before surgery?

At Vetmed we work at the highest standard of care and we strongly be…

I found a stray animal, what should I do?

If you have come across a stray animal and have tried to find it’s…
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