Make sure pet treats aren’t toxic this Christmas!

By |2020-12-03T09:58:57+11:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: General Health, Petcare|Tags: , , , |

Our ever-reliable farm dogs, dairy cats and house-hold pets deserve a festive treat for helping us get through 2020. But it's important that these treats don't actually make them sick! Below are some festive foods that are important to avoid; help your pets to stay healthy and keep up their good work for another 12

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Signs of snake bite in your pets

By |2020-02-17T07:43:30+11:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: Farm Services, Petcare|Tags: , , |

This season has seen a constant presentation of snake-bitten dogs and cats to the clinic, so we thought it worth a reminder of what signs you may see in your animals when they’ve been bitten by a snake: An initial collapse and vomiting (sometime this is followed by apparent recovery but indicates a potentially lethal

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The where, why and how of getting into Vet School

By |2019-11-07T10:24:42+11:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Farm Services, General Health, Petcare|Tags: , , |

Have you, or your friends or family, ever thought about being a vet? Read on as Dr Izzy Moorhead answers the where, why and how of getting into Vet School. Where can you study vet in Australia? Murdoch University (Perth, Western Australia) University of Adelaide (Adelaide, South Australia) Charles Sturt University ("CSU", Wagga wagga, New

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Heytesbury Show 2019

By |2019-05-20T11:26:17+10:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Farm Services, Petcare|Tags: , , |

Hats off to everyone’s who attended the Heytesbury Show in the heat this past weekend – some of our vets even had wins in the Home Pavilion! We’re glad our Mystery Bag contribution of hats came in handy, read the attached handout that was also included for information about antibodies, vaccination and the importance of

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Have we seen your cat lately?

By |2019-03-04T08:53:59+11:00March 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 |2019-05-20T11:22:36+10:00September 28th, 2018|Categories: Dog Care, Farm Services, 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+10:00September 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

International Literacy Day 8th September

By |2019-05-20T11:23:55+10:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Farm Services, Petcare|Tags: , , |

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+10:00August 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,