At the Ark we understand that there is so much to learn about caring for your new puppy and so many decisions to make. All this can seem a bit overwhelming when all you want to do is enjoy the good times with the new family addition. The Ark Veterinary Hospital is taking the worry out of owning a puppy with our specialised puppy care, designed to give you a comprehensive puppy health service for the first 12 months; saving you stress, time and money.
A puppy course can provide indispensable support. With a puppy in the house you have your hands full, there is so much to be thought of!It is precisely this puppy course that can ensure that everyday situations and desired behavior are introduced right from the start. The owner is actively guided and builds a bond with the puppy at the same time.
Pet behaviour consults Pet Behavioral problems in pets may be related to medical problems which we will exclude by obtaining a full history and conducting a full physical examination. Blood and urine tests may be necessary to ensure there is no underlying medical condition. A full behavioral questionnaire is completed to help determine the underlying...
We can't stress enough how important it is to get vaccinations for your puppy and kitten, and keep your dog and cat vaccinations up to date. Vaccinations prevent serious infectious diseases both in your pet and other animals in the community. The Ark offers vaccinations against serious diseases in dogs, cats and rabbits, which are safe and are not linked to any adverse health effects.
As cute as puppies and kittens are, we know that you don’t want your pet having a litter every year! Pet desexing is also important in behavioural management in some pets and can reduce the risk of diseases such as ovarian cancer. At the ark we offer pet desexing operations under general anaesthetic for dogs, cats and rabbits.
The team at the ark is highly experienced, ensuring that your pet experiences minimal discomfort and a fast recovery.
In the event of a pet emergency, the emergency veterinarian treatment provided by the team at the Ark will minimise stress and further trauma to your pet and administer the appropriate care as fast as possible. We understand how important your pet is to you, and how stressful it can be when they need emergency vet care. There is no need to book an appointment in an emergency situation, just bring your pet straight to the clinic.
Parasites like fleas and ticks can pose significant health concerns for your cat or dog. Fleas make life itchy and uncomfortable for both you and your pet. Australia is home to the paralysis tick, which is life-threatening in both cats and dogs. Year-long tick prevention is imperative, and this treatment combined with vaccinations can help your pet life a comfortable and parasite free life. Book an appointment online today to discuss the best prevention options.
The best approach to pet care and keeping your furry friend healthy is prevention of major health conditions. At the Ark we are dedicated to your pet's care and offer complimentary health checks to quickly identify any healthy concerns. This way we can make sure your pet is and stays healthy, and provide you with the best advice for them. You can book an appointment online or call us on 9416 130 to talk to one of our friendly nurses.