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Water for Wildlife
Water for Wildlife!

Looks like we’re in for a hot summer, and while its important to keep our pets (and ourselves) cool and hydrated, wildlife struggle in the heat too. Placing a shallow dish of fresh water helps our native wildlife survive heat waves. Here are some tips to make that water as accessible as possible. Use a […]

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Long Term Medication

There are a thousand other things to do at this busy time of year, but one of those things should be to organise your pet’s long term medication! While we at Keysborough Veterinary Practice only close on the public holidays, our medication wholesalers will close for a couple of days, and posted medication is often […]

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Cats & Ribbons
Cats & Ribbons

A pile of glistening, shiny Christmas presents sitting under the twinkling lights of the Christmas tree are charming, heartwarming… and apparently delicious to many unwise cats at this time of year! Many cats are tempted by long, curly, shiny ribbons and will play with them. A few of those will chew and swallow ribbon or […]

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Pet Arthritis
How Pet Arthritis Can Affect Their Daily Lives

Pets are family. They offer us love, companionship and affection. That’s why we, as pet owners, should be responsible and ensure they live the best version of their lives. One common health issue for pets is arthritis. Arthritis does not only affect humans, they it can also be seen in our pets such as cats […]

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Signs of Stress in Cats
How to make the vet visit less stressful for your cat

Cats are creatures of habit and comfort. While many don’t appreciate the journey to the vet clinic, there are several things we can do to make the visit less stressful for them, and also less stressful for you. The type of cat carrier you use can change how secure your cat feels during transport. Most […]

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Annual Health Check

Your pet deserves a special day every year. WHAT HAPPENS AT AN ANNUAL HEALTH CHECK? We all know how important staying healthy is to a long and satisfying life – for both the two-legged and four-legged members of the family. But our furry family members age differently to humans, so it’s even more important for […]

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Rat-Bait-Poisoning
Rat Bait Poisoning

“My dog ate Rat Poison a few hours ago but he seems fine…” We commonly receive phone calls from well-meaning pet owners with dogs or cats that had eaten rat poison a few hours earlier, or even the night before. Sometimes we’re not told for days or weeks after the pet has eaten rat bait, […]

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Local FIV prevalence

Does your cat go outside, at all? Do they have up to date FIV protection? Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, the pathogen that causes Feline AIDS, is a relatively common virus of cats, with up to 20% of stray cats in Victoria being infected. It is commonly transmitted by cat bites, so any cat which ventures outside, […]

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Mitral Valve Disease

Mitral Valve disease is the most common type of heart disease in small dogs and is especially common in the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Toy and Miniature Poodle, Maltese Terrier and Chihuahua. The valves in a normal heart close tightly to only allow blood to flow in one direction. Diseased valves will leak, allowing blood […]

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Lacey-Lee
Christmas Open Hours

Christmas 2022 hours are: Open hours for the Christmas and New Year’s period are as follows: Saturday 24th December: CLOSED Sunday 25th December: CLOSED Monday 26th December: CLOSED Tuesday 27th December: CLOSED Wednesday 28th December: OPEN Thursday 29th December: OPEN Friday 30th December: OPEN Saturday 31st December: CLOSED Sunday 1st January: CLOSED Monday 2nd January: […]

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Autumn Newsletter 2018

With the Season changing and Easter coming up we’ve created a new and exciting newsletter for you all to read. We’ve included some interesting facts and information regarding toxins, food to avoid feeding your pets and disease symptoms to look out for. We’ve also included our opening hours over the Easter period. Click on the […]

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Winter Newsletter 2018

Dig out your Scarf! Winter has rolled around again. We’ve got some great tips on how to keep your dogs warm and cosy this Winter in our new newsletter. We also cover some warning signs to look out for with Thunder phobias. Don’t forget August is Dental month!! This means FREE dental checks for clients […]

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Open Day!

Dear friends, KVP would like to formally invite you to our Open day! We are celebrating 30 years together at Keysborough Vet Practice and would love for you to join us. There will be show bags, a sausage sizzle, bake sale and hampers full of goodies to be won!! All proceeds of the sausage sizzle […]

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Spring 2018 Newsletter

Spring has sprung! Our latest newsletter includes information on kitten season, why de-sexing is important, especially at this time of year. There’s also some news on our Open day from last weekend!

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Amy-Bye
Farewell Amy!

We are sad to say one of our nurses is leaving us! Amy has been a valued member of the KVP team for 8 years! She has now completed her teaching course and is moving on to a bright career working with kids. We want to thank her for all her hard work and care […]

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Grass Seed Season

It’s grass seed season! Some of you may already know the dangers of grass seeds with your pets, but for those who don’t please stay tuned. Grass seeds commonly get caught in dog’s feet or on the sides of their abdomen if they’ve been lying in the grass. More often that not, we don’t notice […]

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