General Check-Ups & Veterinary Consultations at Rosebery Veterinary Hospital

Our Veterinary Consultations

Our consultation

The professional vet team at Rosebery Veterinary Hospital loves seeing our patients (and their people families!) when they come in for a consultation. Your pets’ wellness is important to you and to us. Regular health consultations will help your beloved furry friends to live a long, happy and healthy life. For each consultation our vet will perform a thorough head to tail physical examination of your pet. This will include evaluating the condition of the ears, eyes, mouth and teeth, skin and fur, chest, abdomen and musculoskeletal system. We will also observe their general demeanour and behaviour.

Your pets cannot tell you why they are not feeling well. Sometimes there are no obvious signs, just your pet is not their normal self. A general consultation allows our vets to detect and diagnose any illness or injury in its early stages. Early detection and diagnosis means we can get them started on an effective treatment as soon as possible. Treatment may include medical advice, medications, diagnostic tests, and hospitalisation for the more critically ill patients and those that need surgical intervention. During the examination, we will check for any conditions that are breed specific. Some conditions are more common in certain breeds than others. If your furry friend is a breed that is susceptible to specific conditions, we can take preventative measures to save them from suffering as they age. When examining older pets, we will look for early signs of age related conditions.

If discovered early, conditions that affect older animals can be managed as they age.

Where a general examination reveals a sign that is inconclusive, further testing may be required. Our in-house laboratory and medical imaging facilities will help us to diagnose more complex conditions. We will keep you informed of your pet’s general health condition and are happy to answer your questions about the diagnosis and any treatments we recommend.

We Recommend

We recommend an annual health consultation for dogs and cats aged one to seven years. As our pets age faster than us, cats and dogs over seven are considered elderly and are more at risk of developing age related conditions like organ dysfunction, arthritis and growth masses.

We recommend a health examination every six months for older pets. Kittens and puppies under one year require more frequent consultations. These can be done in line with their vaccination schedule.

Regular general health examinations will help your pet live their best life. Your pets wellness consultation will provide peace of mind for you if it reveals your furry friend is strong and healthy.

Our animal loving vets are always happy to see your pets. Whether it’s time for their regular health check, if they are having a specific problem or when you just need some helpful advice. If you have questions about feeding, vaccinations, training or concerns about the general care of your pet, our vets and vet nurses are always happy to help. We want you to feel confident that our friendly and knowledgeable staff are available to discuss your concerns or answer any questions you may have

Veterinary Services

General Care

Dental Care

Desexing Pets

Pet Vaccinations

Blood Analysis

General Surgery

Medical Imaging

Non-Medical Services

Pet Grooming

Doggy Day Care

Dog Training

Pet Boarding

Puppy School

Frequently Asked Questions

What hours are you open?
We are open from Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 8pm and on weekends and public holidays from 9:00am to 6pm. The only days we are ever closed are Christmas day and New Year’s day.
Is it necessary to book an appointment?

Yes, in general we recommend that you make an appointment. Walk-in consultations will be accommodated wherever possible , however people with appointments will take priority.

We recommend that NEW CLIENTS arrive 5-10 minutes before their scheduled appointment, to allow time to process the NEW CLIENT and NEW PATIENT REGISTRATION FORMS.

EMERGENCY cases are welcome and will be seen as soon as possible where no appointment has been made.

What is your Policy regarding appointment changes or cancellation?

We ask that you contact us if you know you cannot make an appointment or if you are running late.

Can I pick my pet on the same day they have a dental or surgery procedure?

When you drop your pet off for a procedure, our staff will check your best contact number for the day,  and give you an estimated time for discharge.  Once your pet's procedure has been completed, one of our staff will contact you to set up a discharge appointment.   

What should I do if my pet has an injury or gets sick when you are closed?

We recommend that you take your pet to: 

Sydney Veterinary Emergency Specialists

675 Botany Road, Rosebery

ph: 02 9197 5800

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