ABOUT US

Our pets are our family...

... and they deserve
    nothing but the best 🐾

At Ready Vet Go, we're looking to raise the bar for animal care. This means providing your pet with quality at-home and pre-hospital care when they need it most.

We're here for you in your time of need. We keep pets at home when possible, transfer them when necessary, & provide end-of-life care in the comfort of your home.

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Ready Vet Go brings the waiting room to your living room.

We've merged the animal emergency room with the ambulance response model to improve the care for your fur-family.

Our approach minimises stress and maximises your time while providing top-quality care for your pets. You'll find more about us & our vision below.

Meet the Founders

Dr. Paul & Nic are passionate about bridging the gap
in Animal Healthcare. Learn more about us:

A photo of Paul Cunningham, the Chief Veterinarian of Ready Vet Go.

Paul Cunningham DVM MANZCVS (ECC)

Co-Founder, Chief Veterinarian

Dr. Paul is a veterinarian with a passion for emergency & critical care & prides himself on providing compassion during life's most stressful moments. Originally from the USA, Paul is an internship-trained vet with experience practicing in both academic & private hospital settings, gaining years of experience while managing a variety of pet illnesses in America & Australia. After moving to Australia, Paul obtained Membership to the Australia New Zealand College of Veterinary Science, an achievement marking him as especially skilled in the field of Emergency & Critical Care.
When the stethoscope comes off, Dr. Paul enjoys spending time outdoors, hiking, bushwalking, and tending to his veggie garden.

Qualifications & Experience
A photo of Nic Saunders, the Operations Manager of Ready Vet Go.

Nic Saunders, BN/BP

Co-Founder, Operations Manager

Nic is a skilled medical professional with a background as a human nurse with expertise in Neurotrauma/Neurosurgery and medical care coordination for patients with Acquired Brain Injuries. His experience in Paramedicine and passion for best patient outcomes helped to establish Ready Vet Go and drive our mission to deliver top-quality emergency vet services.

Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor of Nursing/Bachelor of Paramedicine - Australian Catholic University, Ballarat, Victoria (2013)
  • Medical care coordination for patients with Acquired Brain Injuries in the community
  • Neurotrauma/Neurosurgery Care for Alfred Health

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Vision Statement

To be the premier mobile urgent care veterinarian ambulance service in Melbourne, providing compassionate and specialised care for pets in urgent situations using a hybrid model of Animal Emergency Hospitals and the human ambulance service.

Ready Vet Go will revolutionise the way veterinary care is delivered through bridging the gap between at-home and hospital care.

We will provide the highest quality Emergency-trained Veterinarian intervention with the aim of pets staying at home and offer the highest quality pre-hospital medical intervention and support for pets requiring transport to hospital.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to deliver prompt and exceptional mobile urgent care veterinary services to pet owners in Melbourne's Inner Southeast Suburbs.

We aim to reduce the likelihood of experiencing emergency room wait times, reduce pet and owner stress, and provide high-quality medical intervention at home and during transport, if required.

Through our triage-based approach, we strive to improve pet outcomes, enhance client experience, and be a valued resource for pets and pet owners, as well as local veterinary clinics and hospitals.

Core Values

By adhering to these core values, we aim to achieve our vision,
fulfill our mission, & make a positive impact on the lives of pets
and their owners in our community.

  • Compassion:
    We approach every pet and pet owner with empathy, kindness, and understanding, prioritising their well-being and comfort throughout the care journey.
  • Excellence:
    We are committed to providing the highest standard of veterinary care by leveraging our emergency-trained veterinarians, advanced equipment, and continuous professional development.
  • Collaboration:
    We foster partnerships with local veterinary clinics and hospitals, working together to enhance the continuum of care for pets, and ensuring seamless transitions between urgent care and hospitalisation.
  • Integrity:
    We uphold honesty, transparency, and ethical practices in all aspects of our business, maintaining the trust and confidence of our clients, partners, and the community.
  • Innovation:
    We embrace innovation and strive to continuously improve our services, utilising state-of-the-art mobile ambulance technology, and staying at the forefront of veterinary advancements.
  • Education:
    We are dedicated to educating pet owners about the importance of urgent care, triage, and preventive care, empowering them to make informed decisions regarding their pets' well-being.
  • Pet-Centered Focus:
    We prioritise the health, comfort, and safety of every pet, employing low-stress handling techniques, providing tailored medical intervention, and ensuring a positive experience throughout their journey with Ready Vet Go.