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: online vet, cost of pets, caring for a pet, emergency care

4 Ways That Pet Tech Can Make Your Puppy Happier

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Jul 2, 2018 4:07:17 PM

There’s a boom in pet consumer technology such as wearable 24/7 pet monitoring, and new premium digital services promising to enhance your pet’s life and make pet ownership easier. But how will they really help your puppy live a better, safer and healthier life?

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Topics: online vet, pet tech

My dog gets really anxious with fireworks, any tips to help?

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Aug 12, 2015 8:21:50 AM

Fireworks are very noisy and are a cause of anxiety for many dogs. Dogs may try to hide, scratch and break doors to get inside to ‘safety’ or jump fences and run away. They may become lost, damage their paws or run into oncoming traffic risking injury and death.

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Topics: online vet, pets and fireworks, Behaviour

I'm pregnant and have a cat, how do I reduce risk of getting toxoplasmosis?

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Aug 12, 2015 7:55:02 AM

Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by a parasite called ‘Toxoplasma gondii’. Its main host is the cat but also affects livestock and humans.

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Topics: pregnancy, online vet, Parasites, toxoplasmosis, video consultation