Dental Month – SEPTEMBER!

Due to popular demand we have extended Pet Dental Month for the entire month of September! For the month of September, we have a SUPER DENTAL SPECIAL FOR YOU! $100 OFF ALL PET DENTALS PLUS FULL MOUTH DENTAL XRAYS FOR JUST $1!!! Download and Print – Pet Dental Month Brochure

Emergency!

Late one Friday night the EBVC was presented with a strange case of vomiting. The older boxer dog patient seemed calm but was repeatedly trying to vomit. EBVC is equipped with superb Xray and Endoscopic facilities. We could use our equipment to immediately take Xrays of her stomach. We always check the chest and neck as well in vomiting cases, …

Nerf guns are dangerous!

And not in the way you may think! “Lola” is an extremely cute little Tabby and White moggie belonging to some lovely clients of the East Bentleigh Veterinary Clinic. “Lola” doesn’t seem to realise that she is a grown-up now (she is 3 years old) and still insists on acting like she is a kitten. One of her recent exploits …

Double Trouble!

Meet Soxy and Boots….. These two little Boston Terriers from the same family had surgery last week after months of lameness, hobbling, holding their legs up when running and an increasing thickening around the stifle (knee) area. Both dogs were diagnosed with Luxating Patellas, (on both knees!), which required surgery to correct. What is a luxating patella? The patella, commonly referred to as the knee …

Ruby’s road to recovery

Over the last five months we have had the pleasure of regular visits from Ruby, a delightful Rottweiler belonging to the Quinn Family. Back in February Ruby came to see us because she was just mildly, and vaguely, unwell. It took a very careful examination to find the subtle symptoms that made us suspicious of something more serious than just …

Dr Jo – Vets for Compassion

Previously we talked about Dr Joanna Chan assisting the teaching and training of Chinese vets different aspects of desexing surgery and animal dentistry. This course, produced by the hard working team of volunteers at Vets For Compassion, was so successful that the participants rated it as the best course they have ever been to in all of China. Good work VFC! VFC aim …

Dr Jo teaching in China

Our super talented vet Dr Joanna has been travelling to China with the Vets For Compassion team. VFC have been training Chinese vets in better surgery techniques for several years. On their recent trip in March Joanna accompanied them to Hangzhou and was responsible for demonstrating best practise dentistry techniques . Proper dentistry with X-rays , general anaesthetics, tooth evaluation and extractions has been part …

Easter Kids Club Success

The beginning of April we enjoyed an intimate Kids Club focused around Easter. We had plenty of Easter madness, starting with Easter craft and activities and finishing off with an Easter lollie hunt – no chocolate of course! Thank you to everyone who attended!

story dogs

BLOG: Story Dogs

Story Dogs is a reading support program designed to improve the literacy skills of children by using dogs. We are proud to support such a great initiative and sponsor Story Dog ‘Aeryn’ so she can help the children in the local community.  Aeryn even made this paper this week! To learn more about the awesome work they do: https://www.facebook.com/storydogs

burnt paw

BLOG: Summer Caution

Don’t forget this poor pooch from last Summer! Hot days bring even hotter ground! Be careful with your pets this Summer….. – Don’t walk them in the heat of the day! As a general rule, if you’re unable to walk on the ground in bare feet then your dog can’t either! – make sure they have plenty of cool, fresh …