Advance Pet Food Recall

Advance Pet Food Recall

As you may have seen, Advance Pet have made the decision to do a voluntary recall of their Dermocare range. Although we do not stock Advance Pet products we are aware that some of our clients may feed this to their pets. Please be advised that the recall is only their “Dermocare” range of dog food that

Vaccinations

Vaccinations

Vaccinations can be a contentious issue with many concerns in both animal owners and the human population regarding over-vaccination and the necessity of vaccinations. Vaccinations are developed to help prevent disease in both humans and animals that in the past have had disastrous consequences. For our companion animals, we have a number of vaccines available.

Canine Parasite Prevention

Many people get confused with the mind-boggling array of parasite preventatives now available in the Australian market. Spot ons, injectables, oral chews and tablets make up the combinations of products we can use to treat our furry friends. In our dogs we have three main classes of parasites; heart worms, intestinal worms and external parasites

Rabbit and Guinea Pig Parasite Prevention

Parasite preventatives are a big region of discussion in our cats and dogs, however many rabbit and guinea pig owners are unsure if their animals require regular worming and flea preventatives. As a general rule, regular parasite products should not be required in these little critters. It is important to recognise that rabbits and guinea

Feline Parasite Prevention

Feline Parasite Prevention

Parasite prevention in our feline friends often gets forgotten or neglected, as we tend to see less parasite issues in these guys than their canine counterparts. Not only this, but the vast array of options available now on the market place can cause confusion and result in owners giving up! Cats, in general, do not

Paul Volunteers in Indonesia

Paul Volunteers in Indonesia

On the 27th November 2016, our very own Dr Paul Owens travelled to the Gili Islands, Indonesia to spend ten days working with the charity Animal Aid Abroad to improve the lives of horses and ponies in working regions. The main focus was on dental care and helping treat (as well as prevent) wounds caused

Ashlea Finishes Her Qualification

Ashlea Finishes Her Qualification!

Ashlea is now a fully qualified Veterinary Nurse! In early November, one of our very own Vet Nurses, Ashlea Chong, completed her Associate Degree in Veterinary Nursing through Melbourne Polytechnic! After two years of dedication to studying, attending nursing student placements plus working and learning with the team here at the Clinic it’s safe to

Renovations Have Begun

Renovations Have Begun!

Renovations are now underway at Toorak Rd Veterinary Clinic! Soon the clinic will have a completely new floorplan, upgraded machines and the capacity to serve you and your pet even better than ever before! For your convenience, we will not be shut at any point during renovations. We are currently working from the front half

Twistie’s Top 50 Success

Twistie’s Top 50 Success!

As many of you know, our beautiful Clinic Cat, Twistie, was entered in Dermcare’s Clinic Cat of The Year award for 2016 earlier this year! While sadly he did not win overall he won in our eyes! Twistie made it into the top 50 Clinic Cat’s in Australia thanks to all of your votes and

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