Poisonous Pet Food !?

Around Easter you may have noticed the minor media storm surrounding an article recently published in the Australian Veterinary Journal (AVJ). A team of nutritionists at the University of Sydney have performed an analysis of twenty commercial cat foods and discovered that up to 40 percent fail to meet the nutritional requirements of adult cats…. Read more »

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Come join our FREE Four-legged Family Fun Day at our new Centre in South Yarra this Sunday 21st February! 2pm – 5pm

Come and spend an afternoon of fun and information that is sure to wag some tails! Say “cheese…!” with a FREE professional pet photo shoot on us! Professional Pet photographers ‘Purple Soup’’ will capture your pet’s true personality and turn it into artwork. Complimentary images of each shoot will be uploaded onto our Facebook page… Read more »

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Don’t Get Ticked Off this Summer

We’re often told that deadly paralysis ticks don’t trouble pets in Melbourne, and by and large this is true. However we’ve seen a couple of atypical cases at Prahran already this summer,  one a puppy recently arrived from a breeder in NSW, and the other a dog whose owner’s purchased a plant in Gippsland and… Read more »

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Osmond’s Letter December 2015

Hello there it’s Osmond. It’s so great to be writing to you again. I have so much to tell you I could burst! I’m pretty excitable as you know and with Christmas coming and all the new stuff I’m learning I just don’t know where to start… oh hang on…. yes I do…. I need… Read more »

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Farewell to Dr Carl Muller

This Christmas represents Dr Carl Muller’s last as a staff member at Prahran.  Whilst he will  continue to offer acupuncture for pets on a consultancy basis, we thought it a good time to revisit the history of Carl’s time at Prahran Vet Hospital, the practice he founded 40 years ago. Dr Carl Muller graduated from… Read more »

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A Lovely Letter from an “Old” Friend

Good afternoon to the hardworking vets of PVH. My name is Mittens O’Brien and I wish to announce some news. Today I have turned 21 which my mum tells me is 100 in cat years. Sounds like nonsense to me but she seems quite thrilled by my achievements. You know, she has always ridden on… Read more »

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Happy Vet Nurse Day!

To better appreciate the hectic day of a vet nurse we asked nurse Mary Holly to run us through a day in her fast moving shoes I’m usually up at 6am each day because I live on the north (cool) side of town, I throw down a coffee and feed Billy my giant house rabbit…. Read more »

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Meow, meow… Is your cat hungrier than normal?

“Meow, meow”…Is your cat hungrier than normal? Calling from next to the food bowl for extra snacks yet NOT putting on weight? Dr Jennie Heslop provides a few answers. Hyperthyroidism (an over active thyroid gland producing too much thyroid hormone) is one of the more common hormonal conditions we see in cats. As well as… Read more »

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