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25 07, 2017

How to Remove Plaque from Your Dog’s Teeth

By |July 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Surprisingly, around 85% of dogs over 3 years old have significant dental disease. If left unchecked, dental disease can end up causing significant health problems for a dog. Ideally, the best way to avoid problems like these is to invest in a small amount of preventative care to reduce tartar build-up and stop bacterial infections [...]

13 07, 2017

How Can I Get My Cat To Exercise?

By |July 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Cats, like us, need exercise to shed extra weight and maintain good health. And also like us, the consequences of carrying around extra weight are serious, ranging from osteoarthritis and high blood pressure to decreased life expectancy. Watching what your cat eats is a given - healthy diet, healthy cat, right? We know that moderate [...]

20 06, 2017

Arthritis in Pets

By |June 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

What is Arthritis? Osteoarthritis (arthritis) is a condition involving the degeneration of the joints where cartilage loses its ability to act as a shock absorber and the fluid in the joint becomes thicker, making it more difficult to move through. Although arthritis in pets is more common in older animals, there are other factors that [...]

1 03, 2017

Update on Vaccinating Rabbits against Calicivirus

By |March 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Australian Government has planned to release the Calicivirus (RHDV) strain K5 in March 2017 in more than 600 sites within Australia to control wild rabbit populations. The K5 strain is a mutation of the existing RHDV1 and is already widespread in Australia. In a nutshell: There are now four types of Calicivirus with significance for [...]

1 03, 2017

Why do cats eat grass?

By |March 1st, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ever wondered why your cat eats grass? Many cat owners have noticed their cat at one point or another eating grass and throwing up not long after. The good news is, this is not a cause for concern. No evidence has been found to suggest that ingestion of grass will harm your cat. In fact, [...]

27 02, 2017

Pet-proofing your home

By |February 27th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

A safe home is a happy home! When pet-proofing one’s home or yard, it is important to look at items from your pet’s standpoint and consider what they are likely to play with, chew, or otherwise get into. If you believe there are any items that may potentially be dangerous for your pet it is [...]

23 01, 2017

Anxious Cats

By |January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Some cats do not cope well with new people or new experiences. This can be due to a combination of your cat’s genetic predisposition to anxiety, the environment that it is in and what it has learned from past experiences. Your cat may have anxiety if you notice any of these signs: Hiding under things [...]

19 01, 2017

Talented Dr. Alice!

By |January 19th, 2017|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Check out this lovely painting showing our core values hanging up in our clinic! It was painted by one of our very talented vets Dr. Alice!!

31 10, 2016

Santa Photos

By |October 31st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Santa Claus is coming to town…and bringing his camera! 'Tis the season to be jolly at Templestowe Veterinary Clinic, so we are welcoming all members of our pet community to book in for their pet to have a photo with Santa this December When: Fri Dec 9th, 4:30 – 6:30pm Where: Templestowe Veterinary Clinic Price: [...]

13 09, 2016

It’s Tick Season!

By |September 13th, 2016|News|0 Comments

    The warmer seasons bring out the sun, smiles and….paralysis ticks! The paralysis tick may be small but it can cause huge problems for your pet. Once attached to a host it produces a potent toxin that can cause potentially fatal paralysis in dogs and cats. Consequently, as local pet owners, is it essential that you [...]