Vet Loans

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Borrow $2,100 to $25,000
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Same-Day Approval2
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9-48 month terms

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With no impact on your credit score!

Check If You Qualify with no impact on your credit score!

*Subject to lending criteria, T's and C's'

*Subject to lending criteria, T's and C's'

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Borrow $2,100 to $25,000
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Same-Day Approval2
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9-48 month terms

Award-winning lender

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About our Vet Loans

Did you know that nearly two-thirds of Australian households have a pet? With more than 5 million dogs, 4 million cats and over 11 million fish, we're one of the biggest pet-loving nations in the world!

But that also comes with a cost. In 2019 Aussies spent more than $2.5 billion at the vet, second only to food as our biggest pet expense. If your latest vet bill is a bit more expensive than you’d prefer, turn to Jacaranda Finance for a fast and flexible personal loan, so you can focus on what matters - getting your furry friend back to good health.

Loan Details
Loan Amounts

$2,100 to $25,000

Loan Terms

9 months to 48 months

Loan Type
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Secured and unsecured

Rate type

Fixed

Repayment options

Weekly, fortnightly or monthly

No early payout or exit fees

Customers who pay their loan out early do not incur any additional fees or charges for doing so.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

We Make Applying Easy

We know how important it is to receive your funds in a timely manner. As a hard-working Australian, you don’t have time to waste on needless paperwork.

That’s why our loan application process has been perfected over time to be as simple and quick as possible.

Common Reasons for a Vet Loan

Vet costs can easily pile up, and you might find it preferable to spread your costs out into manageable instalments rather than a single lump sum.

Here are some of the more common reasons our customers take out vet loans:

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Physical or medical examinations

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Surgical procedures

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Anaesthesia for surgical procedures

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Diagnostic imaging (ultrasounds, radiographs)

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Lab work

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Hospitalisation services and overnight accommodation

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Am I eligible for a vet loan?

The basic eligibility criteria you must meet before submitting an application:
  • Be at least 19 years of age.
  • Be employed on a permanent or casual basis.
  • Have a consistent income going into your own bank account for the last 90 days.
  • Be in control of your finances and be handling existing financial commitments comfortably.
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident with a fixed address.
  • Have an active email address, phone number, and online banking account in your name that belongs to you.

We accept a wider range of credit history than a bank or a prime lender, but we do not recommend submitting an application if:

  • You are currently or recently bankrupt (you must be three years discharged and in control of your finances)
  • You are not comfortably repaying your existing financial obligations

Information you will need to provide:

  • Basic personal information (i.e. full name, address, D.O.B, employer, dependant number)
  • Online banking details

There are instances where our team may need to request further information or supporting documents from you. Don't worry, we will let you know exactly what we need and why we need that information from you.

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Why you'll love dealing with Jacaranda

At Jacaranda, we know that sometimes life can throw the unexpected at you. That's why we're on a mission to assist hard-working Australians with fast, reliable and responsible access to finance for life's expenses when you get caught short. We're 100% online, Australian-owned and operated, and we make applying for finance simple and fast.

Here are some other reasons our customers love us:

  • We've been providing finance to hardworking Australians for nearly 10 years. We've already helped over 50,000 customers and we have thousands of positive reviews.
  • Get started with an application and be done in as little as 5-12 minutes1 or once you've started an application come back and pick up where you left off in your own time. The application time varies per customer and it might take you longer.
  • Our smart technology allows us to get back to you with a fast outcome. Most applicants get a same-day outcome once the application is completed2 during normal business hours.
  • If you accept our loan offer by signing your digital contract the funds are usually in your bank account and ready to use within 60-seconds3 if you have a New Payments Platform (NPP) enabled bank account. If you don't, your funds are usually available overnight.
  • Our friendly and respectful Australian-based customer service team are here to help you. Existing customers can log into the self-service customer portal, 24/7, 365 days per year.
  • Anyone unsatisfied with their loan for any reason, and who still has the funds, can return the money within a 48-hour cooling-off period and cancel their loan. Simply contact our customer service team.

Don't just take our word for it

We strive to offer superior customer service - our Australian-based teams are friendly, personable and helpful and most of the time the first person you deal with can assist with your query. We’re open on Saturdays too!

Don’t believe us? Check out what scores of happy previous Jacaranda customers have had to say below!

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Product Details

Interest Rate
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  • Cash Boost
    $2,100 - $4,600
    Interest Rate
    47.80%
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    66.07%
    Loan Term
    9 - 18 months
    Repayment Cycle
    Weekly, fortnightly or monthly
    Secured or Unsecured
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    Secured & Unsecured
    Establishment Fees
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    $400 Flat Fee
    Monthly Fees
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    $0
    Risk Fee
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    $0
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    Comparison Rate Warning: the comparison rate is based on $2,500 over 24 months. WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the examples given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate.
  • Unsecured
    Personal Loan
    $5,000 - $15,000
    Interest Rate
    17.95% to 24.95%
    Comparison Rate
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    32.40% to 39.63%
    Loan Term
    24 - 36 months
    Repayment Cycle
    Weekly, fortnightly or monthly
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    Unsecured
    Establishment Fees
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    $475 to $990
    Monthly Fees
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    $24 p/month
    Risk Fee
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    $140 to $995
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    Comparison Rate Warning: the comparison rate is based on $10,000 over 36 months. WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the examples given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate.
  • Secured
    Personal Loan
    $5,000 - $25,000
    Interest Rate
    14.95% to 27.95%
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    29.30% to 42.80%
    Loan Term
    24 - 48 months
    Repayment Cycle
    Weekly, fortnightly or monthly
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    Secured
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    $475 to $990
    Monthly Fees
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    $24 p/month
    Risk Fee
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    $0 to $995
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    Comparison Rate Warning: the comparison rate is based on $10,000 over 36 months. WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the examples given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate.
This is not an offer for credit. The amount you can borrow as well as the offer you receive may vary once you complete an application and all relevant details are captured and verified. Fees, credit criteria and terms and conditions apply. Example tables and calculators are illustrative only and are not intended to be your sole source of information when making a financial decision. Consider whether to get advice from a licensed financial adviser.

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The cost of common vet bills

Cats and dogs can both be very expensive patients at the vet. If you don't have pet insurance, these are the costs for kitten and puppy claims according to Pet Insurance Australia.

Top 5 kitten claims

  • Eye conditions - $100 to $350
  • Diarrhoea - $100 to $600
  • Conjunctivitis - $100 to $900
  • Lethargy - $350 to $2,500
  • Foreign object - $500 to $4,500

Top 5 puppy claims

  • Conjunctivitis - $100 to $1,000
  • Diarrhoea - $150 to 1,500
  • Otitis externa (ear) - $100 to $1,500
  • Ear infection - $100 to $1,000
  • Vomiting - $1,000 to $6,000

What else can I use a Jacaranda loan for?

With fixed repayments and both secured and unsecured loan options, our customers can take out a Jacaranda Finance loan for some of the following common reasons. We also offer car loans if you're looking for a new set of wheels!

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Car repairs

When your car breaks down or is damaged in an accident, getting it fixed can be very expensive. Our car repair loans can help you get back on the road in no time.

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Buying furniture or white goods

Applying for a white goods loan with us can take the stress of a key appliance breaking down: you could receive your money on the same day and hop online to shop for a new one.

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Medical expenses

Some medical procedures can cost hundreds if not thousands of dollars! You can turn to Jacaranda for a personal loan to help pay for any large medical bills.

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Travel & holiday costs

Personal loans can also be used for flights, accommodation, and other costs that come with booking a holiday. Check out our holiday loans today!

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Rental Bonds

A Jacaranda rental bond loan can help you manage medium expenses such as bonds and with removalists and lets you take some of the stress out of moving.

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Home renovations and improvements

You can use our home renovation loans and home improvement loans to sort out those much needed repairs and make your house your dream home.

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Vet loan FAQs

Want more information? Here are some of our most frequently asked questions when it comes to vet loans.

Jacaranda offers three loan products with varying loan amounts that you could borrow:

For detailed information about who our products are designed for, please review our Target Market Determinations.

Use our loan repayment estimate calculator to get a guide on what your repayments could be. To get an idea of what rates, fees and charges are associated with our loan products, visit our rates and fees page.

Repayments on your loan are automatically set up to be deducted via direct debit from your bank account in line with your pay cycle.

Provided you are meeting your minimum contractual repayments, you can change the date of your direct debit payments, make extra repayments, change your bank account details and more from either the FastMoney app or online portal.

Download the app on the Google or Apple store today.

Read more: Personal Loan Repayments 101.

Our loan application process has been designed to be as simple and quick as possible, as we know how important it is to receive your funds in a timely manner. How quickly you can apply for a personal loan and receive your funds will depend on your situation.

Applying for a loan with Jacaranda Finance takes most people 5-12 minutes1, but it could take longer depending on a number of factors such as but not limited to how fast you are at typing or if you have all the required information on hand.

After applying, most customers get an outcome on their loan application on the same day during normal business hours once we have received all of the supporting information we require. We do not guarantee same-day outcomes for all customers.2

Once an applicant has been approved and they have signed a contract, we automatically attempt to release the money to the applicant's bank account. Most customers have a New Payments Platform (NPP) bank account and receive the money in their bank account within 60 seconds. For other customers, the money will be available overnight on weekdays and overnight the following business day if approved on a weekend or public holiday.3

Once you submit your application, our loan processing engine will extract read-only copies of your bank statements. In addition, every application we receive goes through a thorough assessment of suitability to ensure that you can comfortably afford your Jacaranda loan if approved.

This is all done in a matter of minutes! In some cases, we may need to verify additional information with you or request supporting documents. If that is the case, we'll be in contact to let you know exactly what we need.

The interest rate, fees and charges applied to your loan will depend on your individual circumstances and the information verified during the loan assessment. It will also depend on our assessment criteria and the loan product, loan amount and loan term you qualify for.

Use our loan repayment estimate calculator to get a guide on what your repayments could be. To get an idea of what rates, fees and charges are associated with our loan products, visit our rates and fees page.

We use the information you provide in the online application form as well as information on your bank statements to make sure that you qualify for a loan product during our credit assessment. If you don't qualify, your application will be declined without a credit check being conducted.

Once we have verified that you meet our non-credit report-related criteria, we do perform a credit check as part of our credit assessment, where an inquiry will be left on your credit file.

We will never perform a credit check without your express consent, which you provide to us when you apply for a loan with Jacaranda Finance. We store your acknowledgement and consent for seven years, and it can be supplied on demand.

There are four credit reporting bodies that we may use to conduct a credit check:

  • Equifax
  • Experian
  • illion
  • Talefin

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If you have any questions, whether you're a new customer or an existing one - our friendly customer service team will be happy to help you. Our customer service team is 100% Australian-based in Brisbane: at Jacaranda, you speak to a real human being every time.