Pet Care Blog

South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery

Pet Care Blog

South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery

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, 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 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

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

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...

The case of the mystery hair loss

Lego is a 3 year old male German Shepherd who had a very thick luscious coat until the age of 2 years when he presented to us with loss of his undercoat. His remaining coat was very thin. Lego initially underwent a series of tests to check for health issues and...

Springtime Snake Awareness

With spring well and truly here we are seeing warmer days. However, with warmer weather comes more snakes out and about after their hibernation period through winter. Spring time is when most snakes tend to be enthusiastically looking for a meal to replenish food...

Deadly Parvovirus

What is Parvovirus? Parvovirus is a highly contagious viral infection affecting dogs. It has two strains, but the most common strain seen in veterinary practice is that of the intestinal strain. There is also a cardiac strain which attacks the heart muscles of fetuses...

Physiotherapy in animals

Pets benefit from stretching and exercise to remain mobile and active throughout their life. Like humans, exercise requirements in pets does vary with age, physical ability and injuries. Physiotherapy is a way that we can help our pets’ movement and strength. What is...

Keeping your pets’ teeth clean

Our pets need good dental hygiene to maintain healthy teeth and gums throughout life. With poor dental hygiene, plaque and tartar begin to form on the teeth. Plaque and tartar cause gingivitis, which is painful inflammation of the gums. Eventually this may lead to...

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