Bellarine Veterinary Practice News

Why “Anaesthesia-free Dentistry” is a bad idea

August 18, 2016The region under the gum where the periodontal disease and infection lies, cannot be assessed or treated so your pet may continue to have ongoing disease issues and tooth loss that you thought were addressed. A clean mouth is not necessarily healthy or pain and infection free. The pet needs to be forcibly restrained to have...
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FREE Dental Health Checks for Pets, Geelong

August 9, 2016Every pet deserves a beautiful healthy, pain-free smile! A bright happy smile can absolutely make your day but being exposed to bad breath and diseased teeth can just as easily ruin it. If waking up to “dogs-breath” or having to avoid cuddles with your pet due to the smell is uncomfortable for you – think...
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RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2016

June 23, 2016Thank you for supporting TEAM BELLARINE for the RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2016. A huge thank you to everyone that purchased raffle tickets, gave donations and supported our fundraising efforts during April and May this year. We are very proud to say that we raised $5652.42 for the RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2016 A huge...
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Winter Pet Care, Geelong

June 23, 2016It’s time to keep them warm and cozy….. ……………  because if you’re cold so are your pets! Frosty mornings and chilly evenings have arrived letting us know that its winter time again. As we push the t-shirts to the back of the cupboard and dig out our scarves, it’s also time to make sure  ALL...
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Easter Hours, Geelong Vet

March 22, 2016Wishing you all a very Happy Easter! We will be here to help for emergencies only over the Easter period. The hours below are for our NEWCOMB clinic only. Our Ocean Grove, Drysdale, Barwon Heads, Grovedale & Point Lonsdale clinics will be closed for the entire Easter period.   Our Easter Hours at NEWCOMB will...
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Autumn Pet Care, Geelong

March 22, 2016  The days are fine but the mornings are crisp and the evenings are drawing in earlier – it must be Autumn! I love this season of changing colours and Easter. It’s the last chance to enjoy camping before Winter sets in and it’s fun to set up the Easter egg hunt. If you’re setting...
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Cancer treatment trial for dogs, Geelong Vet, Australia

February 19, 2016Bellarine Veterinary Practice is excited to be one of only 20 clinics Australia involved with a new clinical trial treating cancer in dogs. We are working with Biotempus Limited, an independent life sciences company based in Melbourne. Biotempus is developing and commercialising technologies for leveraging immune system responses against disease. The clinical trial seeks to...
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February is Pet Dental Month, Geelong

February 4, 2016We’re rather passionate about Dental Care here at Bellarine Vet Practice because the mouth is the gateway to the entire body. After all, we really are what we eat and the health of our mouth is an indicator of the health of our whole body. Dental disease leads to ill health and disease in other...
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Summer Care for pets, Geelong

February 2, 2016Help your pets beat the heat this Summer. This year we’re told that Summer is going to be long and hot. Which means that we need to be prepared early to help our pets cope with the heat. We also need to be extra vigilant against the summer nasties such as snakes, puffer fish on...
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Snake bite emergencies, Geelong vet

February 2, 2016If you suspect or know that your pet has been bitten by a snake we recommend you ring us on 52482009 and head straight to our Newcomb hospital as this is where we stock anti-venom. Address: 65 Coppards Road, Newcomb  VIC  3219   If the incident occurs outside of our normal hours (Mon-Fri 8.00am-6.30pm – Sat...
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