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  • Coronavirus update – Easing of restrictions 9 November 2020 November 9, 2020
    There is a new spring in our step as we watch the 0 Coronavirus cases notifications for Melbourne Metro. With the easing of restrictions we would like to welcome you back into our clinics, while complying with the current Vic government restrictions. What are our restrictions? We have a limit of how many people we […]
  • Coronavirus Update 8 July 2020 July 8, 2020
    Important changes from July 8th We want to reassure everyone that we will be remaining open to care for your pets during the lockdown period. We are committed to providing a safe environment for clients and a safe workplace for our teams, who are working tirelessly in difficult circumstances to continue to provide treatment and care […]
  • Kew Cattery has reopened! June 19, 2020
    Kew Cattery is open again as of Friday June 5th, just in time for the long weekend and school holidays.  We can’t wait to see all our regulars again! As a thank you to our wonderful clients who have been so understanding over the past few months, we have a couple of promotions to share […]
  • Coronavirus update 19 June 2020 June 19, 2020
    We would like to send a huge THANK YOU to everyone for being so understanding and obliging while we have been managing Covid-19 restrictions.  We know that it has been an adjustment to what everyone is used to and we appreciate your co-operation. From this week, in alignment with government restrictions, we will be able to […]
  • Guest Blog – Underdog Training – Canine Considerations May 1, 2020
    As Covid-19 creates significant changes in our daily life, it’s important to consider the impact this has on our canine friends. With owners working from home and children learning from home, many dogs are relishing in a level of human company they have never experienced before. If our dogs are generally happy with these new […]
  • Coronavirus and pets – update 27 April 2020 April 26, 2020
    We are so grateful to our hardworking team and our loyal and understanding customers for showing patience while we have adapted the way we do things to keep our team safe and remain open to treat your pets.  Our current practice of taking pets inside the clinic for their examinations and speaking to owners over the […]
  • Information regarding COVID-19 outbreak March 16, 2020
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  • The benefits of physical therapy in an arthritic dog January 16, 2020
    Like humans, as pets age they can experience problems related to changes in the joint structures (arthritis, degenerative joint disease) that cause signs such as loss of muscle mass and mobility and can have a serious impact on the pet’s quality of life. By putting in place a regular regimen of specific exercises and massage […]
  • The (Avoidable) Catastrophes of Christmas December 19, 2019
    While Christmas can be a fun time for spending time with family and relaxing, it also pays to be vigilant to ensure your pet has a great Christmas too.  Here are a few Christmas catastrophes that can be avoided: Chocolate Chocolate is toxic for dogs.  The darker the chocolate the higher the danger but all […]
  • Leptospirosis November 20, 2019
    Have you seen the social media post or newspaper article doing the rounds about Leptospirosis? We wanted to provide some information and update on the current situation. Leptospirosis is an uncommon bacterial disease. It is usually encountered in dairy farms and rural areas where there is close proximity to water or rodents, and thus is […]

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