Pet Care Blog

South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery

Pet Care Blog

South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery

Leptospirosis in Dogs

Leptospirosis in Dogs

Leptospirosis in dogs As you may be aware there have been recent reports in the media of cases of leptospirosis identified in dogs in Melbourne. Leptospirosis is not a disease we commonly see in Melbourne and you may have a few questions. We are hoping this blog will...

Allergies in pets

Allergies in pets

Allergies in pets An allergy, by definition, is an abnormal immune system reaction by the body in response to exposure to a substance. Allergies are multifactorial and triggers can include: contact allergens such as carpets, wool, parasites and grass airborne...

What lurks in the scrub

What lurks in the scrub

While we may be enjoying some warmer weather it does also bring out some wildlife that can cause your pets some harm. The worst of them being snakes. A snake bite can kill a pet in less than 15-20minutes. The signs of a snake bite include: Stumbling (drunk-like)...

What to expect when your pet has a ‘Dental’

What to expect when your pet has a ‘Dental’

We understand that leaving your pet at the vet for any procedure can be a worrying time. We aim to alleviate this stress by explaining what happens when your pet is left here for a dental procedure, where the teeth and gums are checked and treated. On arrival at the...

Arthritis management in pets

Arthritis management in pets

Arthritis can develop at any age due to a number of different causes. Causes include poorly developed joints (hip and elbow dysplasia), traumatic injuries to joints with fractures or damage to ligaments that destabilise it, infections of the joint and old age wear...

Covid-19 – New safety measures

Covid-19 – New safety measures

With the rapid change in Coronovirus situation in Australia, The Government are strictly enforcing social distancing and limiting numbers in enclosed buildings. We are implementing new safety measures at South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery to ensure we comply and do...

COVID-19 – Clinic Policy Update

COVID-19 – Clinic Policy Update

We’re looking after our staff, so they can continue to look after your pets! By now you are all aware of Covid-19 and the risks it poses. At South Cranbourne Veterinary Surgery we are committed to the health of our staff and the community. We kindly ask that you...

Environmental Enrichment for Dogs

Environmental Enrichment for Dogs

Environmental enrichment for dogs involves providing mental stimulation through physical and social activities. Anything that breaks up their boredom will have a positive impact on your dog and his or her behaviour and mental wellbeing. Environmental...

Chemotherapy treatment for one beloved dog

Chemotherapy treatment for one beloved dog

In October 2019 Jack and Jacinta discovered that their beloved dog Bowie, who some of you may have seen in a print that takes pride of place in one of the clinics consult rooms, had a bleeding tumour on his spleen. It was determined that to give Bowie the best chance...

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