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Desexing And Brachycephalic Dogs

Desexing Brachycephalic Breed Dogs

Why Brachycephalic breed dogs need special Care during their Desexing Procedure There are some breeds of dogs that due to their special characteristics require special preparation for general anaesthesia. That’s why desexing brachycephalic breed dogs needs a different approach. These Breeds include: French Bulldogs Pugs Bulldogs Boston Terriers and Other flat faced breeds These breeds…

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Musculo-skeletal Consultations for dogs

Musculo-skeletal Consultations for Dogs

How can a Musculoskeletal Consultation help my dog ?  Is your dog limping, having difficulty moving or just not as active as usual? Then ask us about our Musculoskeletal consultations for dogs. A Musculoskeletal Consultation also called a MSK exam is performed by vets with specific expertise and further training in diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal…

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Veterinary Consultations Whittlesea

How to prepare for your Veterinary Consultation

Tips to get the most out of your next vet visit We understand that trips to the vet can be overwhelming. During a vet consultation there can be a lot to take in, especially when the vet starts talking about treatment options and what you need to do next. However it’s also important that you…

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Brachycephalic BOAS surgery

When can (should) my Pet go Home after Surgery?

How soon can my Pet go home after Surgery? The answer to that is “it depends.” How soon your pet can go home after surgery depends on many different things which includes but is not limited to the following: Your pet’s overall health and whether there are any pre-existing conditions that may increase anaesthetic risk…

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Pet Microchips

Are Your Pet’s Microchip Records Up to Date?

 If Your Pet is Lost – Can we Find You? Faces like these staring out of cages are commonplace across pet shelters, pounds and Vet Clinics across our community. It is not unusual for people to bring wandering pets into local vet clinics to keep them safe while staff try and identify who they belong…

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Shockwave Therapy For Dogs

Veterinary Shockwave Therapy for Dogs

Shockwave – despite its name is NOT an electric shock at all. It is a special frequency acoustic (sound) wave that carries high energy to painful areas and can be used to treat specific musculo-skeletal conditions.

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Soft Palate Surgery Bulldog Breed

BOAS Surgery for Brachycephalic Dogs

Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway (BOAS) Surgery in Brachycephalic Dogs If one of your fur babies is a Pug, Bulldog, Frenchie or any other “squishy face” breed, you probably already know something about Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) caused by their unique internal skull structures that make these breeds different from their long nose relatives. 👉 If…

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Hydrotherapy for Dogs

Why Hydrotherapy – Underwater Treadmill is not for all Dogs

Underwater Treadmill or Hydrotherapy for Dogs is not a complete Rehabilitation Program We get regular enquiries from people who have been advised to book their dogs in for Underwater Treadmill therapy (hydrotherapy) to assist in recovery after orthopaedic surgery or other musculo-skeletal conditions. While aquatic therapies such as Underwater Treadmill (UWTM) or pool swimming can…

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Dog Cruciate Surgery Rehabilitation

How to prepare for your dog’s cruciate surgery

  What You Need to Know when Your Dog needs Cruciate Surgery If you’re like most people your first question is likely to be, “Well Doctor, How much is that going to cost”? However – although cost is important, it’s not the only question you should ask. Why? As people who get asked “How much…

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Dog Spey Prices

Desexing Prices – Why they can vary a lot

Are you preparing to desex your Pet? We hope this article helps you make an informed decision.

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