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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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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