Grass Seeds: Causing Headaches

We’ve been inundated with grass seed problems earlier than usual this summer.  Is your dog shaking its head, chewing between the toes or rubbing at its eyes? At this time of year, chances are grass seeds could be to blame. Grass awns have an unhappy knack of embedding into the skin or even body cavities of… Read more »

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Elvis writes again

Hi it’s me Elvis, your sponsor puppy. How are you? I’m getting bigger and bigger everyday! I’m very excited to be in touch again and have so much to tell you. I’ve moved in with my puppy carers and they are such lovely people. I spend most of my time with Mum (Rebecca), who is… Read more »

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Ask a Pet Dental Expert

Dental disease affects nearly four out of five pets over the age of three, whilst it’s easy to recognise bad breath or other signs of dental disease in more advanced cases, Dr Nicole Hoskin MANZCVS (dentistry and oral surgery) discusses what it is that makes your vet’s opinion the most important one when it comes… Read more »

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Why Do Our Pets Kiss Us?

Many of us like to believe our pet’s licks are really meant as affectionate kisses, but is that always the case?  August is Pet Dental Month and whilst we’re busily checking the “kissability” of pets at our free Pet Kissing Booth here at Prahran Vet, we thought it a good opportunity for Dr Farlie to fill… Read more »

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How kissable is your pet?

As August approaches we’re puckering up for dental month at Prahran. Ask yourself, how kissable is your pet? Dental disease affects four out of five adult pets, so in order to ensure your little smoocher isn’t at risk we’re offering them a FREE oral health exam during August at the Prahran Pet Kissing Booth! The… Read more »

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Dental Health Myths Debunked

Our resident pet dental expert Dr Nicole Hoskin addresses some of the common misconceptions about pets and their oral health this month. Every cat and dog has teeth right? You see them every day, but how much do you really know about them? A pet’s teeth are the first part of the digestive system and… Read more »

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TOP TIPS FOR AGEING PETS

Healthcare Tips for Senior Pets A senior pet – defined as being older than eight years of age – has different health requirements than a younger pet. Here are some great tips to help you keep your senior pet healthy. 1. DON’T FORGET THE HEALTH CHECK-UPS Make sure your senior pet has regular visits to… Read more »

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Helping Our Pets Age With Dignity

Is your dog or cat aged eight or over?  Did you know that Prahran Veterinary Hospital offers a comprehensive health care program for our more senior patients?  Dr Diana Barker gives us an overview of the many benefits for ageing pets: We are all aware that our four-legged pals age more quickly than we do and it… Read more »

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