Dog Baiting Confirmation

There has been a lot of talk about “dog baiting” over the last couple of years. This September (2019) we had two dogs bought into the clinic unwell and showing signs of some type of toxicity. After further investigation the owners found snail bait and meat filled with snail bait scattered through their front lawn (see photo). Thankfully the owners …

The Puppy Project Party

Since 2012 EBVC has been associated with the South Indian Kagyudpa Monastery in Bylakuppe to care for their puppies and live-in street dogs. Vaccinating, desexing and treating illness in the resident dogs has only been possible by the collaboration with our friend Ani Samten la. Ani is tibetan for nun. Ani has always been there to look after the dogs. …

EBVC back in India 2018

This year EBVC is focussing its support towards the work of Dr Sonia Thakur . Sonia has worked for EBVC as a locum vet after working for 10 years as a small animal vet in Brighton and Frankston. Lately Sonia has been been dividing her year between Melbourne and working as the veterinary consultant to Dharamsala Animal Rescue ( DAR), …

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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 …