Veterinary Nurse Required Part-Time

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We require veterinary nurse to join our team.If you are looking in 2020 to:Work in a happy team, and know that you are valued & integral team member.Work in an organization where CPD is encouraged to advance your nursing career. (VNCA membership is covered by us).Get to play in your area...
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Exercise and Training

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We know puppy has not yet been fully vaccinated but that does not mean you cannot start training.Even if it is just in the safety of your home We can start at home by getting them used to their name. Starting with a collar and lead. Yes every puppy hates a...
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Now Opening Sundays

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From 6th May 2012 , Hampton Park Veterinary Hospital will be opening to serve our pets on Sundays.

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What Do We Vaccinate Rabbits For?

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Unvaccinated rabbits are at risk of Calicivirus, which can cause lethargy, seizures, bleeding from nostrils or even sudden death…We vaccinate rabbits for a disease called Calicivirus (also known as Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus, or RHDV). Clinical signs of Calicivirus include rabbits becoming lethargic, seizures, bleeding from nostrils or sudden death (particularly...
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Skin in Spring

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The weather’s finally starting to warm up, which means so is skin allergy season.The weather’s finally starting to warm up, which means so is skin allergy season. For pets that have seasonal flare ups with their skin, now is the time to start getting prepared! Check your pet regularly for signs...
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The Facts on the Birds and Bees/Rabbits

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Rabbits are social beings and live happier, more fulfilled lives with a mate, but beware…The Facts on the Birds and Bees/RabbitRabbits are social beings and live happier, more fulfilled lives with a mate, but beware…Male rabbits (bucks) mature often by 4 months old.Female (does) rabbits generally mature from 4-6 months old.Does...
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Melbourne Cup Sweep 2013

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Simply visit Hampton Park Vets before the The Cup to receive your complimentary horse.First PrizeSort Back and sides dog groom with Nadine from our Casey Doggie wash ora sitting at our Christmas Photo shoot.We will let you decide. Be in it to win it. Whether you are in just for a...
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Osteoarthritis Winter Alert from Hampton Park Veterinary Hospital

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Arthritis: Winter is truly upon us and with the cold snap it's not just us humans that feel the cold.The last few weeks have been blustery. I think we might have been spoiled by the fact that we enjoyed such a lovely Autumn."She just can't manage long walks anymore, he's a...
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Angelle , Better the Devil You know

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We have all heard of, or seen, those weird obsession shows on TV.If pets featured on these programs then I'm sure my patient Angel, a 3 year old cat, would be the star. Angel may be her name, and she is a lovely, affectionate girl, but she is not an Angel...
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Drink, Slurp , Gulp ...

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Slurp, Gulp and slobber...... yes our pets can have unique drinking styles but, sometimes it's a little more than just amusementLast week we were speaking about Diabetes but there are many reasons why our pets can drink more water.The body is an amazing thing! When we are frightened or stressed the...
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Vegeta the Wonder Cat

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As vets we see all kinds of things that come through our doors.When we went into consultation with a sweet, little cat, who was off his food after going missing for a week, I don’t think any of us were prepared for what we found.Little 3 year old Vegeta, after wandering...
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Easter, Chocolate can be Poisonous for our Pets

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Chocolate, the food of Love but, not so Lovely for our Pets.Easter is on the doorstep. It's a time we might indulge our sweet tooth and have some extra chocolate hanging around. For ourselves it's all about moderation . A little bit of a bad thing is OK I am convincing...
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Flea and Worm Control

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A HEALTHY & PROTECTED PET IS A HAPPY PET Fleas can be a problem to our pets throughout the year, but it is an even bigger problem through the hotter months as the warmth and moisture speeds up their life cycle. These blood-sucking parasites can be found in any environment: indoors and...
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20% Discount on Pet Grooming

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We thank you for your LoyaltyWe want to see our regular clients more and prepared to pay you for it. That's right. Kiralee keeps telling me of her fantastic regular clients. I am very pleased to offer our regulars some real savings. It's a big thankyou for supporting us. So it's...
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Your Pets Digital Age is Here

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We have all been there, trying to do work when the cat chases the mouse across the screen, the puppy is under your desk chewing through the computer cabling.( The irony is not lost, my cat Dotty is jumping all over me as I type this article). Could they be telling...
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Cat Crazy Facts

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Interesting facts from our favourite feline friends.Cat FactsHaving been a veterinarian for 20 years, I often come across some interesting trivia related to the animal world. I thought I would share a Fancy Few Frivolous Feline Facts! Domestic cats spend about 70% of their lives asleep. These are usually in short...
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You be the Vet : Teeth Problems

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It's no fun having gum disease or raw exposed nerves ... or breath so bad it wilts the plants.Did you know 9/10 pets will have evidence of dental disease by the age of four? You can check your pet's mouth for signs of dental disease at home. I'll walk you through...
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Puppy Love

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Has it been a long time since you have had a puppy?Has it been a long time since you have had a puppy? Meet George, a 7month old Border Collie-Kelpie. Dr Cameron tells his experience of getting his new puppy George.The romantic ideal of saving a life at the Woodend Animal...
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RSCA Cupcake Fundraiser

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Fight Monday-it is! Join us 17th September to eat cupcakes for a fabulous cause. Want to feel good and have a great start to our week? Help us help those many pets Join need . We have all been to the pet shelters before and wished we could help them all....
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Tis the Season

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Season to be Jolly Hands up who honestly gives their dog monthly parasite treatments on time every time?.... The figures are pretty dismal. The truth, on average we are lucky to get 6-7 months of treatment done per year ...leaving many gaps in our protection.Now you only have to remember parasite...
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