Useful Links for Vets

Discover help and guidance for vets, including mental health support, tips for time management and how to maintain a work-life balance.

We work with vets all over Sydney and New South Wales to deliver pet cremation services to grieving pet owners. We know that supporting clients through grief can be both rewarding and exhausting for vets and vet nurses, and we're here to help.

As a vet, you may require a variety of different types of support throughout your career. From emotional help to career advice, the below links should have you covered so you can deliver the best possible care to your patients and their owners.

Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) 

The Australian Veterinary Association is a not-for-profit association representing more than 6,000 veterinarians across the country.

Safe Work Australia 

Safe Work Australia is an Government statutory agency. It aims to improve work health and safety for workers across Australia, including mental health.

Compassion Fatigue Australia 

Compassion Fatigue Australia is a collaboration of expert consultants based in Adelaide. They are dedicated to raising awareness and working collaboratively with organisations.

Vet Life 

Vet Life Australia is a charity that provides emotional and mental health support to the veterinary community.


VetCheck is an extensive online communication and marketing resource specifically for vets providing educational resources to help support relationships with clients, save time and improve outcomes.

More help & advice for vets

Pet owners often look to vets and vet nurses for advice, support and compassion during the darkest of times. Whether you're responsible for administering euthanasia or simply guiding your clients through the unexpected death of a pet, we're here to help you on your journey. Take a look at the links below for more help and advice for vets.

Helping clients with grief

Discover the right thing to say and do when your clients are suffering.

Dealing with compassion fatigue

Working in a caring role can be exhausting. Learn more about the symptoms of compassion fatigue in vets.

Is pet cremation right for my clients?

Learn all about Patch & Purr's pet cremation services and how to know whether it's right for your clients.

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Contact us

Patch & Purr offers pet cremations for when your loved one is no longer by your side, but forever in your heart.

We strive to treat your loyal friend with the care and respect they deserve at every step of the way. Call us 24/7 on 1300 112 711 or use the contact form below to speak to a Patch & Purr team member.


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