Bellarine Veterinary Practice News

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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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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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 team is so busy that they are now booked out 2 weeks in advance and we highly recommend that all clients forward book their appointments. The grooming service will be available during the festive season except the public holidays. Please call us on 52482009...
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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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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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Easter hours, Geelong vet

March 28, 2017Our hours for Easter 2017 Our Newcomb clinic at 65 Coppards Road, Newcomb will be open for emergencies only. Please call 52482009 – all appointments will be seen in order of urgency. Good Friday 14th April    10am-12pm Easter Saturday 15th April  10am-12pm Easter Sunday 16th April  10am-12pm Easter Monday 17th April  10am-12pm Tuesday 18th...
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Labour Day Closure, Bellarine Veterinary Practice, Geelong

March 11, 2017Please be aware that ALL of our clinics will be closed for Labour Day, Monday 13th March 2017. Emergencies need to proceed to Geelong Animal Emergency located at 102 Fyans Street, Geelong. Ph 5222 2139 All clinics will re-open at normal hours Tuesday, 14th March 2017