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Bird Animal Hospital Melbourne

Bird Veterinary Hospital
A128 Highbury Road
Victoria 3000
P 03 9808 9011
M0425 799 063
F 03 9888 7134
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Expert Bird vet, chicken vet, Budgie vet, Cockatoo vet in Melbourne Victoria offering bird hospital Veterinary services for for avian vet patients. We treat chickens, parrots, ducks, Lorikeets and cockatoos.

Welcome to Burwood Bird Vet and Animal Hospital

Bird Vet Melbourne for outstanding veterinary & behavioural care for birds

Burwood Bird and Animal Hospital provides modern, professional, expert avian veterinary care for pet and aviary birds through Bird Vet Melbourne.* Drs Michelle , Phil and Esther a have post graduate qualifications in Bird Medicine and have trained in Australia and overseas. Pat a registered specialists in Bird Medicine started this clinic but no longer works here. Our bird vets have extensive practical avian experience They are up to date on current treatments and have written books as well as scientific and conference papers.

About Us

To enable bird owners to provide the best possible care for birds we know that a good understanding of bird behaviour, nutrition, husbandry and health care are all important. Supporting our bird veterinarians we have, trained empathetic avian nurses and a bird behaviouralist who is able to help owners with basic and advanced bird training using positive reinforcement techniques and, working in conjunctions with our veterinary team, to help owners deal with complex challenges such as aggression and feather destructive behaviour. Together with our veterinary nurses - Georgina, Kim,Laura and Eva we are passionate about helping owners to have healthy, beautiful and amazing relationships with their pet birds.

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Our Services
  • Emergency Care
  • Surgery
  • Radiology
  • Laboratory
  • Endoscopy
  • Premium foods
  • Toys
  • And much more...!

Bird Vet Hours
  • Monday to Thursday: 9 am - 7 pm
  • Friday: 9 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am -12 noon
  • Sunday: 10 am- 12 noon

Outstanding veterinary & behavioural care for birds

At Bird Vet Melbourne you can be confident that you will be fully supported with excellent care and sound advice relevant to the individual species of birds that you keep and that you’ll be well equipped to make the best ongoing health care and treatment decisions. With fully equipped examination rooms, diagnostic facilities and pharmaceutical stores tailored for bird patients, we provide on-the-spot assistance for all bird health and medical needs.

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Caring for your new puppy

Ask for our free puppy packs! with free product and information about house breaking, diet, etc.

So, you’ve got a puppy. A couple of kilograms of love, energy, enthusiasm and fur! There are few things that compare to the sight of your puppy running to greet you, his/her face alive with joy and excitement, tail wagging, bounding along on those little unstable legs. But with ownership of your pup come a lot of responsibilities – the responsibility to safeguard his/her health, to ensure that your pup’s behaviour – as he/she grows older - is acceptable to the people around you, and to keep him/her safe from unexpected dangers (e.g. cars, strange dogs, etc). So how can you meet these responsibilities?

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Caring for your Kitten

Bringing home a new kitten is an exciting time for everyone in the household.

This little bundle of fluff will entertain you as it plays around your house and garden. Even the most simple of items can entertain your kitten for hours on end. Items such as paper bags, ping pong balls, boxes and screwed up newspapers are simple examples.

When you first bring your kitten home, it will take them a time to settle in. It is a good idea to have a place ready for them with a bed, food bowls and a litter tray. Kittens are quick learners and generally know instinctively how to use their kitty litter, though occasionally they may need encouragement!

They should be kept inside until at least a week after they have had their last kitten vaccination. If you would like your kitten to have time outdoors, then let them out a little at a time, initially under supervision. It is a good idea to let your kitten or cat out before mealtime, so they have a good incentive to come them inside again! Kittens should always be supervised outdoors until they are adults. All cats should be kept in at night - both for the sake of the local wildlife and for their own safety. Cats are much more likely to roam at night and therefore are much more prone to fighting and having accidents at this time.

Provide your kitten with things to do - even a peg, a sock or a scrunched up piece of paper can be a toy! Scratching is natural behavior for cats, but they need to be able to express this in an acceptable way (to protect your furniture!) - scratching posts or something similar provides their claws with good exercise.

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Just give us a call or click on the 'Make an Enquiry' button today to organise your next appointment with us. For more information visit our websites: and

Dr Phil BVSc, BVSc Hons, MACVSC (bird medicine)

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