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  • Swimming and beach time with dogs December 10, 2018
    Summer time and holidays are great spent with dogs.  Dogs love swimming and it is great exercise for them, but there are some things we need to keep an eye out for.   EAR AND SKIN INFECTIONS The main issues that bother dogs who love swimming are ear (otitis externa)  or skin infections (pyoderma, sometimes […]
  • Christmas and New Year Opening Hours December 10, 2018
    Christmas and New Year Opening Hours HAWTHORN EAST VET AND KEW VET Monday 24 December 8am to 5pm Tuesday 25 December Closed Wednesday 26 December Closed Thursday 27 December 8am to 7pm Friday 28 December 8am to 7pm Saturday 29 December 9am to 3pm Sunday 30 December Closed Monday 31 December 8am to 5pm Tuesday […]
  • Grass Seeds November 26, 2018
    It’s grass seed season again and unfortunately these little terrors can cause your pet serious problems. There are some types of grass seeds that are shaped like a pointy needle and once caught in your pet’s fur they can start to burrow aggressively into their skin. If the seed does not exit, a painful abscess […]
  • End of Year Garden Party 2018 November 14, 2018
    It’s on again! Our annual end of year garden party! Thursday 22 November 2018 between 5pm and 7pm. In the front garden at Hawthorn East Vet, 1 Victoria Road, Hawthorn East. Everyone is welcome to join us for a sausage sizzle (both meat and vegetarian), a cold drink and a catch up. Santa will also […]
  • Boroondara Pet Expo November 7, 2018
    We are excited to be part of the first Boroondara Pet Expo.  It is being held on Saturday 17 November between 8am and 1pm at the Boroondara Farmers Market, Patterson Reserve, Hawthorn. We will be providing complimentary pet nail clips and free pet dental health checks (as well as lots of pats and treats!).  Come […]
  • Canine Parvovirus October 26, 2018
    Canine Parvovirus Blog by Dr Jimmy Pan What is Canine Parvovirus? Canine Parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect all dogs, especially unvaccinated and young puppies. It can cause serious disease and potentially be fatal. The virus targets cells that are rapidly dividing, such as bone marrow cells and intestinal epithelial cells, hence […]
  • Kew Junction Trick or Treating for Halloween October 19, 2018
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  • Dental Health Month August 8, 2018
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  • Potential Dangers at Easter March 28, 2018
    Easter is a great time to catch up with friends and family and enjoy the festivities and of course chocolate! But it can be a potentially dangerous time for our pets with many toxins present in our favourite Easter treats. Chocolate Chocolate contains theobromine which is a derivative of caffeine and cannot be metabolised by […]
  • So your dog is anxious when left alone? March 5, 2018
    Our friends at Underdog training have helped us out by providing an information sheet on dog’s that get anxious when left alone.  If you have any concerns about your dog’s behaviour please contact us for more information. The Underdog Training “So Your Dog” Series Two, Topic Three So Your Dog- Is Anxious when left Alone […]

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