Should I call PetGP or go straight to the vet?
PetGP is here to help when you think your pet is unwell, and you just want independent, expert advice about what to do.
After all, in 2 out of 3 cases, we have found that an immediate trip to the vet isn’t necessary. So it makes sense to call us first – which may help you avoid the inconvenience, stress and cost of an avoidable trip.
Of course, there are other times when it’s vital to get your pet to a vet as soon as possible. If you’re unsure, call our expert vet nurses, and we may be able to help you spot a life-threatening problem early on.
If you’ve already seen a qualified vet about a particular issue, we’re only able to give you a second opinion. (Please note that we’ll assume you’re agreeing to this if you call us under these circumstances.)
You should go straight to the vet if the answer to any of these questions is “Yes”:
Is your pet having severe difficulty breathing?
Is your pet bleeding profusely?
Is your pet unable to move?
Is your pet in severe pain?
Upfront vet fees can be £35 - £135. 2 out of 3 pet health issues DO NOT require an urgent trip to the vet.
Our vet nurses can advise what to do at any time of day or night
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Happy pet owners say:
“So convenient and easy. I got an appointment right away. The nurse was professional and informative. The whole process is really a breeze”
“I’m very impressed, the vet nurse was sympathetic and professional when I called about my poodle Fifi, and she explained everything really well.”