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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Osmond’s Journey Continues

Hi, it’s me Osmond. I hope you’re well. It’s so great to be writing to you again with an update. I love that we can share this training journey together! I really do! I’ve been learning so many new commands now that I’m getting a bit older. I’m currently working on the down command and… Read more »

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Chewing the Fat on Dental Chews: What Works?

People often look perplexed when I lift their pet’s lip and show them tartar deposits on the teeth, or point out the signs of gum inflammation that signify periodontal disease. ” But I feed Fido… insert latest chewy treat name here… all the time, I don’t understand how that has happened!?” they say. Chewing is undoubtedly… Read more »

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Osmond Grows Up

Hi it’s me Osmond. How are you? I hope you are well. I finally got to sit down and write to you to tell you how I’m going. In March I went to the SEDA Open Day in Kensington and met some of my lovely sponsors. It was such an amazing day and I just… Read more »

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Antibiotic Resistance: A Veterinary Perspective

The World Health Organisation has labelled antimicrobial resistance one of the greatest threats to human health today. In the 70 years since Alexander Fleming’s amazing penicillin discovery, mankind’s misuse of these drugs is now threatening to render them ineffective. Australia has one of the highest rates of antibiotic consumption in the developed world, prompting the federal… Read more »

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