Providing The Best Veterinary Care For Your Pet Rabbit

Keeping rabbits healthy takes more than the occasional carrot – it takes years of accumulated knowledge, experience and skill. Furthermore, it takes a rabbit vet with a real grip on all things bunny-related. As with all creatures, rabbits exhibit behaviours that are specific to just them, our long-eared, furry friends.

Did You Know?

In their natural setting rabbits are prey, hence their instinct is usually to hide any symptoms or signs of illness. Noticing even a slight change in behaviour can make all the difference to your rabbit’s wellbeing. The faster a problem is recognised, the quicker the right medication or treatment can be prescribed.

Why Choose The Unusual Pet Vets?

The Unusual Pet Vets is an experienced team of veterinarians that provide advanced pet rabbit care. Part of our committed service is our regular check-ups where we take a close look at your rabbit’s ears, eyes, teeth, and gut to make sure your rabbit is in good health.

Our Perth and Melbourne clinics offer a wide range of services to ensure that your rabbit enjoys a long, healthy life.

Our dedicated rabbit vets are committed to helping you create the perfect home conditions for your pet bunny. Concerning the eating habits of your rabbit, we offer comprehensive information on which green treats and vegetables will become their favourites. We like to share all the little titbits on pet rabbit care that often pass most of us by – including some of the little gestures your rabbit makes to communicate with you. After all, the better you know your bunny the better your relationship will be.

Our Perth and Melbourne based veterinarians all have special interests and experience with exotic and unusual pets, especially rabbits.

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Rabbits require specific attention and experience. At The Unusual Pet Vets, we guarantee that your rabbit will receive quality care. Our services include:

Health check-ups including dietary and housing requirements

Rabbit vaccinations to prevent life-threatening illness and disease

A wide range of food and toy products that are safe for rabbits

Desexing

Advanced rabbit surgery and hospital care

Rabbit dentistry 

Patient Story

Harry, a two-year-old bunny was presented to our Balcatta team after his owners reported that he was quieter in himself and didn’t appear to have much of an appetite.

On examination we discovered that Harry was suffering from gastrointestinal (GI) stasis, a condition in which the digestive system slows down considerably. We see this condition a lot in our patients and there is generally an underlying cause. In Harry’s case, we found a dental spur (a sharp point on one of his teeth) that was making him very uncomfortable.

Harry was stabilised then anaesthetised so that we could perform a dental float to correct back the spur that had developed and any remaining abnormalities that were present. Harry was an absolute legend and an hour after his procedure he was eating normally and back to his happy, healthy self.

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Testimonials

Client – Sunshine Coast

There is a great positive vibe felt when you walk in the door! The staff are friendly, caring, and welcoming. Highly recommended. Thank you, from Pepper Pig.

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Brad Symons

Client – Ferntree Gully

Very professional vets there! They have the vaccination available when every other vet clinic I called didn’t. They know rabbits so well that I was feeling very comfortable and confident to let them take care of my rabbit even though its further from home!

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Danielle Lam

Client – Ferntree Gully

Love the welcoming receptionist and the vet. They treated my fur babies with care and also follow-up the subsequent day, just to make sure my bunnies are recovering well.

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Timmy Toppy

Client – Sunshine Coast

The whole team at UPV Sunshine Coast are friendly, accommodating, professional, passionate, and caring! I have regular contact with the team as one of my parrots requires ongoing medication and they are always prompt with sorting out prescriptions and meds. Highly recommend. 

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Lee Stone

Client – Sunshine Coast

Thank you to the team at UPV for taking care of Oscar the Eckie! We had a wonderful first appointment and Dr Pat took good care of my little guy, even though he can be nervous and difficult. I really appreciate you guys for going the extra mile to keep Oscar safe and to give him a positive experience.

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Kiah Nash

Client – Sunshine Coast

Dr Alex at Buderim clinic was extremely kind and caring. His knowledge about bearded dragons is incredible. He was successful in helping Kiko our bearded dragon get back to optimal health. I was also impressed that he kept me informed twice a day. Many thanks. 

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Penny Thompson

Client – Balcatta

Great staff and wonderful doctors, so helpful and caring about our pets. Really appreciated the respect and care given to our little friends.

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Adam Cliff

Client – Balcatta

Thank you to Dr Yang for her attempt to help and care my rabbit, Lola. Even though it wasn’t the result we hoped and prayed for Dr Yang was very caring and professional with Lola even letting my mother and I having our last moments with her. We couldn’t be more grateful for that. Even sending us a condolence card in the mail. Dr Yang and team are highly recommended.

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Anthony Koomen

Client – Balcatta

Absolutely amazing staff! They are all so caring, supportive, and professional. I had to provide palliative care for two of my older rabbits and the information & support I received from the staff was incredible. 10/10 would recommend! Plus, my rabbits give them the big tick of approval, so really that’s the main thing.

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Sarah Manfredi

Client – Balcatta

I cannot speak highly enough of the care that my bird received at The Unusual Pet Vets in Balcatta. Dr Green was in constant contact with me leading up to Chirpy’s surgery and even gave me a call just prior to him going under. I can highly recommend them for any unusual pet you may have.

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Nearest vet for your pet

  • Perth
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane

Location of the unusualpetvets

PERTH

OSBORNE PARK CLINIC:

Unit 4, 325 Harborne Street
Osborne Park, WA 6017
Phone: (08) 6117 7450

MURDOCH CLINIC:

Unit 6, 170 Murdoch Drive,
Murdoch WA 6150
Phone: (08) 6117 7440

Location of the unusualpetvets

MELBOURNE

PENINSULA CLINIC:
210 Karingal Dr,
Frankston, VIC 3199
Phone: (03) 8738 3210

Location of the unusualpetvets

BRISBANE

JINDALEE CLINIC:
62 Looranah St,
Jindalee, Queensland 4074
Phone: (07) 2104 9499

SUNSHINE COAST CLINIC:

91 King Street
Buderim, QLD 4556
Phone: (07) 5353 6090

Additional Information

We’ve put together a collection of rabbit care and information sheets to help you feed rabbits properly, identify diseases that often occur, and how to generally care for your beloved pet.

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