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28 12, 2017

How Do Cats Choose Their Food?

By |December 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  It's amazing how quickly cats will take to certain foods, while they will remain thoroughly uninterested by other foods even though to us they seem virtually identical. To us, cats seem to be some of the pickiest pets when it comes to their food. So knowing how your cat chooses its food is the [...]

27 12, 2017

Bringing Your Puppy Home

By |December 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  Welcoming a new puppy into your family is an exciting and sometimes challenging period while your new puppy explores and adjusts to the new environment. Being prepared and involving the whole family in early planning will certainly help make the experience more enjoyable. Before bringing your puppy home, there are some essential items you [...]

18 12, 2017

Veterinary Payment Plans Now Available! 

By |December 18th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  At Templestowe Vet we are excited that we can now offer our pet community more flexible payment options. What is Openpay? Openpay allows you to bring your fur friend to visit us now, and then pay for the visit at a later date when it suits you best. An Openpay plan can be used to make [...]

12 12, 2017

Keeping Your Pet Safe During Fireworks

By |December 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  As a lot of pet owners who live close to New Year’s Eve celebrations will know, fireworks can be very stressful for cats and dogs. It’s not a coincidence that lots of animal shelters are filled to capacity on January 1st every year. It’s why it is always a good idea to make sure [...]

12 11, 2017

Going on a Holiday with your Pets

By |November 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  If you own a pet, heading away for a holiday can involve the sad moment where you have to drop them off at a cattery or a kennel – or leave them with a friend to be looked after. But it doesn’t have to be like that. There are plenty of places that are [...]

6 11, 2017

Santa Paws is Coming to Town!

By |November 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  It's that time of year again.. pet Santa photos! We welcome all members of our pet community to book in for their pet to have a photo with Santa this December. ‘Tis the season to be jolly and there are lots of different photo packages to choose from, from single photos to special greeting [...]

27 10, 2017

Canine Atopic Dermatitis

By |October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

What is atopic dermatitis? In simple terms, atopic means ‘allergic’, and dermatitis means ‘inflammation of the skin’. Canine atopic dermatitis is an ongoing itchy skin disease that occurs when the immune system reacts abnormally to allergens in the environment, causing symptoms such as: • Itching • Discolouration or darkening of the skin • Hair loss [...]

26 10, 2017

What is Otitis?

By |October 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

What is Otitis? Otitis externa is an inflammation or infection of the outer (external) ear canal. Many factors can cause or contribute to the development of otitis externam including: parasites: ear mites, ticks foreign bodies: grass awns, dried medication, dried wax, displaced hairs allergic disease: canine atopic dermatitis, food allergy diseases causing abnormal skin renewal: keratinisation disorders [...]

17 10, 2017

Keeping Your Pets Safe From Snakes

By |October 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  As the weather heats up and the days get longer, there are a number of things responsible pet owners should be thinking about, including keeping your pets safe from snakes. Every year in Australia, over six thousand pets are bitten by a snake. Normally, snakes will go out of their way to avoid you, [...]

4 10, 2017

9 Common Causes of Skin Problems in Dogs

By |October 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  Skin problems are among the most common reasons cat and dog owners seek veterinary advice. Being itchy due to skin problems can cause a lot of discomfort for dogs, and sometimes skin problems may also be a sign of other underlying health issues. The most common causes of skin problems in cats and dogs [...]