West Gippsland Vet Care
185 Princes Way
Drouin, VIC, 3821
Phone: 03-5625-1707
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West Gippsland Vet Care
1 Bona Vista Road
Warragul, VIC, 3820
Phone: 03-5623-4822
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Cruciate Ligament Disease & Tibial Tuberosity Advancement

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rupture is one of the most common orthopaedic conditions we diagnose and treat at the clinic.  

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Canine Atopy

If you have been given this handout it is likely that the vet suspects your dog of having Atopy. Skin complaints account for up to 25% of small animal consultations. The two most common causes of skin disease in dogs are Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) and Atopy.

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Noise Phobias

Noise phobias are the most commonly reported phobias in dogs. Thunderstorms and fireworks are the most common triggers for a fear response but any loud noise can be involved. Individual dogs will express their fear in different ways.

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Breeding Dogs and Rearing Puppies

Breeding from your bitch and raising her puppies can be an extremely rewarding experience or it may produce frustration and failure.

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Facts About Fleas

Fleas are highly specialized bloodsucking parasites belonging to the order of insects called Siphonaptera, which means “wingless siphon”.

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Treating Parasites in Cats and Dogs

Dogs and cats need to be treated regularly for roundworms, hookworms, whipworms and tapeworms. Eggs from these worms are passed in the faeces of infected animals and are found widely in the environment.

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