We know that your furry friend is an important family member, and that taking care of them is an important part of your life.
We can support you to take care of your cat, dog or other domestic pet by:
Other community services provided by Whiddon: Social Support, Social Groups, Meals and Groceries, Nursing and Clinical Care, Home and Household, Garden and Home Maintenance, Care Calls, Personal Care, Technology Assistance.
For more information about our Whiddon Home Care Services visit our Community Care page.
How you pay for pet care and support with your pets depends on what support you need. Things like helping you walk the dog, assisting with regular feeding and even organising and taking your pet to the vet can be covered through your Home Care Package.
As with all of Whiddon’s community care services, you can also pay for pet care as a Private Community Care Service.
Pet care through Whiddon Community Care is available in all of our locations across New South Wales and southern Queensland.
Yes you can, however a Care Coordinator will need to review what pet care services and assistance you need and develop a care plan to align this with your goals.
Yes, we can assist you to exercise your dog by walking or supporting you to walk your dog.
No, your pet’s food and consumables cannot be paid for through your Home Care Package.
The cost of the vet visit to ensure your pet’s health and assistance with washing and grooming your pet may be covered through your Home Care Package. This requires discussion with your Care Coordinator and is based on its linkage to your goals in your care plan.