Pet Care Blog

South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery

Pet Care Blog

South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery

Specialist Veterinary Surgeon for a special patient

Specialist Veterinary Surgeon for a special patient

Ava is 10 week old Chihuahua puppy. Ava presented to us soon after she stopped using one of her front legs. She had been happy and healthy at home up until a play session that afternoon resulted in her injuring her leg. Brave little Ava was examined by Dr Jacinta and...

Case Study – Uroliths

Case Study – Uroliths

Koukla is a sweet little 11-year-old female Moodle who presented to us for investigation of a bleeding mass on her lip. Her owner also commented at the time of consultation that she was having difficulties urinating and was urinating inappropriately at home. Koukla...

Dental Disease in Pets – how to keep their breath fresh!

Dental Disease in Pets – how to keep their breath fresh!

Periodontal disease (dental disease) is the most commonly diagnosed disease in both dogs and cats. This condition is so common that by the time they are two years old 70% of cats and 80% of dogs will show signs of dental disease.   What causes dental disease?  Dental...

Tips to keep your pets warm

Tips to keep your pets warm

Bedding: As the weather gets cooler some pets start to spend more time snuggled up in their beds and who can blame them! You can make a few simple adjustments to their bedding to make sure that they are protected from the cold:  Elevate the bedding off a cold floor...

Hip Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia

Canine Hip Dysplasia is one of, if not the most common, heritable orthopaedic condition in seen in dogs. It most commonly occurs in large and giant breed dogs, however it can still affect small and medium breeds of dog. Hip dysplasia refers to the abnormal joint...

Lillies putting your cat at risk

Lillies putting your cat at risk

Lilies are some of the most vibrant and beautiful flowers available to decorate your home and gardens with, however for those who have feline members of the family, you may want to reconsider. There are many different species of lilies such as the Easter lily, day...

De-sexing your pet and why we recommend it

De-sexing your pet and why we recommend it

De-sexing, it is one of the most talked about veterinary services available to you and your pet. We as a clinic support and recommend de-sexing for both dogs and cats. Dogs and cats reach sexual maturity at different stages in their lives for instance;  Dogs can reach...

Environmental Enrichment for Cats

Environmental Enrichment for Cats

Environmental enrichment for cats can assist in the deterrence and control of behavioural problems. These problems may include urinating and defecating outside of the litter box, anxiety/stress, aggression/timidness and compulsive behaviours such as over grooming and...

Back to School Routines for your Pets

Back to School Routines for your Pets

The back to school rush has begun and for most of us has already seen our children back to school and ourselves back to work. Shorter days at home and busy school and work schedules can often change our routines greatly even if we don’t intend for them to. This change...

Fracture Repair at South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery

Fracture Repair at South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery

At South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery, we are equipped to perform fracture repairs for a variety of injuries. While there are some complicated injuries that still require specialised equipment and a specialist surgeon to perform the procedure, we are able to repair...

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