Bellarine Veterinary Practice News

Canine Meet & Greet social classes coming soon!

June 12, 2018Classes starting 10.00am – 11.00am, Monday July 16th 2018. A new socialising class called MEET and GREET will be run at our Newcomb clinic on Monday mornings. The class will be run by two qualified trainers, and is designed for dogs over 6 months who need more socialising (playdates).  Initial numbers are 5 dogs per...
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What do yellow leads & ribbons on dogs mean?

July 24, 2017A YELLOW lead helps raise awareness that a dog needs some space. There are many reasons why a dog may need space: Newly adopted Learning self-control around other dogs In- training Illness or recovering from surgery Shyness of people Fearful of unfamiliar or rowdy Intolerance of other animal Fearful of unfamiliar people Aging and elderly...
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Doggy Day Spa Grooming at Bellarine Veterinary Practice. Geelong

November 7, 2016Looking to get your pets groomed – don’t miss out! Our popular grooming teams are so busy that they are now booked out 1-2 weeks in advance and we highly recommend that all clients forward book their appointments. Our grooming services are available Monday – Friday and rotate amongst our different clinic locations. Please call us...
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Queens Birthday – trading hours

June 5, 2018On Monday 11th June, our NEWCOMB clinic (65 Coppards Road, Newcomb) will be open from 11am – 12pm for emergency cases only. All our other clinics will be closed and will resume normal hours on Tuesday 12th June. Please proceed to Geelong Animal Emergency for any emergencies outside our trading hours. Address: 102 Fyans St,...
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Scheduled Clinic Closures – Wednesday 4th April & Thursday 5th April 2018

April 3, 2018Please be aware that we are having scheduled clinic closures this week to enable staff to undertake important skills training. We apologize for any inconvenience. Wednesday 4th April Grovedale Clinic – Closed 8:00am – 11:00am Newcomb Clinic – Closed 12:00pm – 3.00pm   Thursday 5th April Drysdale Clinic – Closed 8:00am – 11:00am Ocean Grove...
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Dogs and raw chicken

February 13, 2018There has been recent publicity regarding raw chicken causing diseases in dogs. The disease in question is a rare neurological disorder called Acute Polyradiculoneuritis (APN) which causes temporary paralysis due to inflammation of the motor nerve roots. Researchers in the Neurology department at Melbourne University have discovered a possible statistical link with affected dogs and...
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Anzac Day trading hours – 25th April 2018

February 13, 2018On Wednesday 25th April, our NEWCOMB clinic (65 Coppards Road, Newcomb) will be open from 11am – 12pm for emergency cases only. All our other clinics will be closed and will resume normal hours on Tuesday 26th April. Please proceed to Geelong Animal Emergency for any emergencies outside our trading hours. Address: 102 Fyans St,...
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Our Christmas & New Years hours 2017/18

November 27, 2017Christmas hours Saturday 23rd December – Normal hours ALL CLINICS Sunday 24th December – 9am – 11am NEWCOMB Emergencies only Monday 25th December – CLOSED ALL CLINICS Tuesday 26th December – 9am – 11am NEWCOMB Emergencies only New Years hours Sunday 31st December – 9am – 11am NEWCOMB Emergencies only Monday 1st January – 9am...
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Extended summer hours at our Point Lonsdale Clinic

November 7, 2017From 20th November 17 until the 29th January 2018 our Point Lonsdale Clinic will be open more frequently.  Consultations are by appointment – please call 52584862 Monday – 9.00am – 1.00pm Tuesday – Closed Wednesday – 9.00am – 1.00pm Thursday – 9.00am – 1.00pm Friday – 9.00am – 1.00pm Saturday – 9.00am – 12.30pm Sunday...
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Important after hours emergency service update for Geelong clients

July 7, 2017We thought it important to let you know that Geelong Animal Emergency has new management and is still supporting the Geelong veterinary and pet-owning community by providing this important service. Advanced Vetcare Specialist Referral Hospital and Emergency centre now owns and runs Geelong Animal Emergency. Trading hours remain as outlined below: Opening hours: Monday-Friday: 6:00pm-9:00am....
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Ringtail possums & wildlife care, Geelong Vet

June 13, 2017It’s a cold chilly morning and you’re packing the kids up in the car for school drop off or maybe you are out taking the pooch out for a walk when you suddenly see something move in the corner of your eye huddled at the base of a tree. It’s small, brown in colour with...
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