14 06, 2018

Kidney Disease in Cats | Templestowe Vet

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Is your cat thirstier than usual? Drinking from places they normally wouldn’t- or shouldn't?! This could be a symptom of kidney disease. If the kidney is damaged through old age or toxic injury, it loses its ability to concentrate urine. As a result the body cannot conserve enough water and your pet will drink more [...]

17 05, 2018

FREE Senior Health Checks PLUS 50% Off Mobility and Senior Consult Food | Templestowe Vet

By |May 17th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Is your pet a senior citizen? Throughout June we are focussing on the importance that regular check-ups have in maintaining good health for senior pets. As our canine and feline friends age their health needs change, and regular check-ups allow us to identify and treat age related illness. This June we are offering: FREE health [...]

9 05, 2018

Ferret Friends

By |May 9th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Ferrets have been domesticated for thousands of years and can make great companions. However, there are some things you need to consider before having a ferret as a pet. Health Check Just like any furry friend, regular health checks at the vet are a vital part of ferret pet care. These checks allow your vet [...]

3 05, 2018

Why Dogs’ Nails Need to be Trimmed | Templestowe Vet

By |May 3rd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Long nails can cause pain for pooches if left untrimmed, which is why it is important to monitor your fur friend’s paws.   Over time, long nails can curl downwards and cause damage to pet’s skin. They can also put pressure on toe joints resulting in pain and sometimes even arthritis. Daily exercise on hard [...]

27 04, 2018

Older Pets and Mobility | Templestowe Vet Clinic

By |April 27th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Is your pet a golden oldie? If your furry friend is seven years or older, then they are classified as a ‘senior’ pet, or as we like to say a ‘golden oldie’! Just like us, as animals’ age their body changes- and so do their petcare needs. As pet parents it’s important to be aware [...]

23 03, 2018

Easter Hours

By |March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Easter is fast approaching, so here's an update of our open hours for during the holiday. Friday 30th: Closed Saturday 31st: Closed Sunday 1st: Closed Monday 2nd: Closed We hope you have a lovely break and a Happy Easter!

6 03, 2018

It’s Dental Month

By |March 6th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Don’t brush pet dental health aside! We are talking all things Dental this month at Templestowe Veterinary Clinic Just like in people, pets can also develop dental disease! That’s why for the month of April we are focussing on the importance of taking care of your fur friend’s pearly whites. Over time bacteria containing plaque builds [...]

19 02, 2018

Bringing Your Kitten Home

By |February 19th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Whether your kitten is your first or an addition to your current pet family, your kitten will rely on you to ease the transition from their mum and littermates to your household. Keeping your kitten safe and comfortable takes planning and patience from everyone in the family. It is always a good idea to keep [...]

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, [...]