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  • New pets

    Nov 24 2020

    gisbornevc | News & information

    One of the most exciting days is the day your new puppy or kitten (or other species) finds its way home with your family. It can also feel a little…

  • Beak and Feather Disease

    Oct 26 2020

    gisbornevc | News & information

    Beak & feather disease (Psittacine circoviral disease), is a viral infection that is seen to affect parrots and related species. It is often fatal to birds that contract it. It…

  • Preparing ahead for equine care during bushfire season

    Oct 19 2020

    gisbornevc | News & information

    Ensuring you have a plan in place will have you well prepared for what may come over the summer period in Victoria. In previous years, there has been loss of…

  • Basic First Aid Kit

    Oct 07 2020

    gisbornevc | News & information

    First aid kits can come in handy at any time of the year. Incidents can occur in the middle of a beautiful summer day, or in the middle of the…

  • Hyperthyroidism in Cats

    Sep 22 2020

    gisbornevc | News & information

    Hyperthyroidism (over active thyroid glands), is a common disease of middle –aged or older cats. Hyperthyroidism results from increased levels of thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland located in…

  • The Itchy Dog

    Sep 21 2020

    Lifelearn Admin | News & information

    Skin allergies in dogs are one of the most common reasons owners take their dogs to see a vet. There are many differential causes for skin irritations, redness, hair loss,…

  • Diabetes in dogs

    Sep 17 2020

    gisbornevc | News & information

    Diabetes is a manageable disease. Its cause is from the deficiency of insulin which is an important hormone made by Beta cells in the pancreas. Without proper secretion of insulin,…

  • Obesity in pets

    Sep 01 2020

    gisbornevc | News & information

    Obesity in pets is generally defined as occurring when an animal’s body weight is at least 20% greater than its optimal body weight. By that definition, we then need to…

  • Laminitis

    Sep 01 2020

    gisbornevc | News & information

    Laminitis means inflammation of the laminae of the hoof.  Another term for laminitis is “founder”.  The laminae are folded ridges that interlock and glue the hoof wall to the pedal…

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    Oral care for your pet

    Aug 26 2020

    gisbornevc | News & information

    Dental checks for your animals includes a complete oral health assessment. This process allows a full oral health checkup, diagnosis and/or treatment for any oral issues with your pet. Animals…