Advice for Pet Owners – Preparing for Coronavirus

Advice for Pet Owners – Preparing for Coronavirus

Health experts say they are not concerned about the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19) to or from animals, however, there are steps you can take to prepare for your pet’s needs, safety and wellbeing.

To help you prepare we wrote these 6 tips to keep your pets safe and healthy. Please do not hesitate to call us at: 02-9416-1300 if you have any questions!

1. Medications

We advice that you have a 2 weeks supply of medications on hand. Call us at 02-9416-1300 to discuss your pet’s medication requirements.

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2. Food

Our advice is that you have a 2 weeks supply of pet food on hand. If your pet is on a prescription or premium diet contact us and order ahead for collection.

3. Vaccinations

Pets still need to be protected from diseases such as parvovirus, canine cough and cat flu. Ensure that your pets are up the date with their vaccinations.
Make an appointment for a vaccination online.

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4. Exercise

If you are not quarantined, choose large open spaces to walk your dog. Avoid contact with other pet owners and wash your hands thoroughly when you return. Chew toys and games can help to ease boredom at home. We have a lot of toys available on or website. Order and pick them up.

5. Vet Visits

Make sure your furry friend is in tip-top shape. Book an early check-up for peace of mind and to discuss any concerns you may have about your pet’s health. We take the health of our staff and clients extremely seriously. We want you to know you can feel safe coming into our vet hospital. At this stage we are operating with our normal hours.

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6. Set up Arrangement

Set up an arrangement with a friend or family member, pet sitter or boarding facility to provide care should you or someone in your household become ill.