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Have we seen your cat lately?

By |2019-03-04T08:53:59+00:00March 4th, 2019|Categories: Petcare|Tags: , , , |

DOES YOUR CAT SPEND ANY TIME OUTDOORS? Did you know that Australia has one of the highest rates of FIV infection in the world? 1 in 7 Australian pet cats with outdoor access have tested positive for FIV. Any outdoor access increases your cat’s risk of exposure to infectious diseases and parasites. Visit us in

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World Rabies Day 2018: Share the message. Save a life.

By |2018-09-28T10:25:31+00:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Dog Care, Petcare|Tags: |

Today, September 28th, is World Rabies Day: a day that focuses on increasing awareness and decreasing disease in countries where rabies occurs. While we don’t have rabies in Australia, it is present in many countries in Africa and Southeast Asia that we travel to, such as Bali and Thailand (see map below). Rabies is a

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Grand Final Public Holiday

By |2018-09-27T08:34:11+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Farm Services, Petcare|Tags: |

  The Vet Group's clinics will be closed this Friday due to the Grand Final Public Holiday. For any emergencies please phone 5561 6911 for companion animals or 1300 838 700 for production animals. We will resume normal operating hours on Saturday 29th of September. Wollaston  Friday 28th September CLOSED Saturday 29th September 9am-4pm Allansford Friday

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Snake bite awareness

By |2018-09-11T14:11:00+00:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: Petcare|

When animals (terrier dogs in particular) are found with the snake, the need to call the vet is obvious. However, sometimes your pet may have encountered a snake out of your sight such as when they’re exploring in long grass. Last week the clinic saw the first snake bite of the season, so we thought

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International Literacy Day 8th September

By |2018-09-07T08:36:30+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Farm Services, Petcare|

This weekend, on September 8th, it’s International Literacy Day! And so, we wanted to share a few of our team’s favourite farm/cow/vet-themed books. What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson details how criminal masterminds are foiled in their plot to steal the ‘fine prize cow’. Millie Moo by Roger Priddy is a silly, fun story

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Vacancy | Farm Services Veterinarian

By |2018-09-03T09:30:10+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Employment, Farm Services|Tags: , |

We are currently seeking a friendly, team orientated energetic veterinarian to join our dynamic farm services team based out of either Timboon or Allansford in beautiful and vibrant South-West Victoria.  The successful applicant will undertake dairy work with some small animal work. Vets seeking 100% dairy work should also apply. The practice has excellent facilities,

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Vacancy | Veterinary Nurse

By |2018-08-03T14:37:03+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Employment|Tags: , |

We are currently seeking an energetic, happy and caring Veterinary Nurse to join our dynamic team. The practice is well equipped and handles an interesting caseload. We have a great team who are dedicated to delivering an exceptional standard of care to our patients and clients. The successful applicant ideally should have: Cert IV in Veterinary Nursing,

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Cats rule the roost at Wollaston clinic

By |2018-01-13T18:21:36+00:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: Cat Care|Tags: , , , , |

The term ‘cat lady’ isn’t always worn with pride, but Dr Keshe Chow is no ordinary feline enthusiast – she’s made a career out of it. Dr Chow is from the Melbourne Cat Referral Clinic and will be in Warrnambool this Monday as part of a dedicated cats-only day at The Vet Group’s Wollaston clinic.

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Grass seeds a problem for dogs

By |2018-01-13T18:19:22+00:00January 13th, 2017|Categories: Dog Care|Tags: , , |

This summer is proving to be a particularly bad year for grass seed penetration in dogs. Long haired, active dogs are most commonly affected but all dogs exposed to long grass are susceptible. Grass seeds are small with a pointed end making them the ideal shape to penetrate a dog’s skin. Once the seed is

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