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How much are vet visits (and why does the cost vary)?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 2:27:11 PM

Our vets have worked in practices all over Australia, so we’ve seen how much pricing can fluctuate.


It might surprise you to learn that there’s no regulatory body overseeing what Aussie vets can charge. What you pay to see your vet in one suburb is likely to be different to what your friend pays in another. In the current market, real estate prices tend to dictate vet prices, so fees will vary depending on where you live.
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Topics: cost of pets, caring for a pet, online vet, emergency care

What are the ongoing costs of caring for a pet?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 1:30:25 PM

Following on from first year costs, our vets dig up the common ongoing expenses you mightn’t have thought about.

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Topics: cost of pets, caring for a pet

What will it cost to feed my new pet?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 1:27:32 PM

Our vets investigate the ballpark yearly costs of feeding your new kitten or pup.

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Topics: cost of pets, caring for a pet, nutrition

How much are emergency trips to the vet?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 1:23:21 PM

Not even helicopter parenting can avoid these. Put simply, they happen and need to be factored into your pet parenting budget.

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Topics: cost of pets, caring for a pet, emergency care

How much does pet grooming actually cost?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 1:20:20 PM

Our vets take the clippers to the real cost of grooming a dog or a cat these days.  

On average, grooming a pet happens every 2-3 months, or whenever they start to get that wild, woolly look. (You know the one: when they can’t quite see out from beyond the ‘fro!)

And did we say ‘cat’ grooming? Sure did. It’s a real thing––so if you don’t do it currently, we’re here to help get you started.

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Topics: cost of pets, caring for a pet, GROOMING

Is the first year of caring for a pet the most expensive?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 1:15:48 PM

Whether it’s a new puppy or kitty, our vets dig up the common costs you mightn’t have thought about in the first year.

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Topics: cost of pets, caring for a pet