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Cattle Info Night Recap

A big thank you to everyone who helped make our first cattle info night of 2017 a great success! We thoroughly enjoyed your company and were happy to answer your questions. The night commenced with a talk from Dr. Andy Hancock from Zoetis regarding the scourshield vaccine and advantages of pre-calving vaccination of the herd. …

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New Rabbit Virus Release

The following is a media release post from the Western Australia Department of Agriculture and Food: Rabbit owners are advised to take steps to protect their pets from a new Strain of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus which is being released across Australia. The virus known as RHDV1 K5 will be released across the country during …

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New Dog Coats at all clinics.

We have the full new range of Huskimo dog coats available at all of our GEOvet vet clinics.  All sizes stocked.  Prices start from $17.25.  Keeping your pet comfortable and happy during these cooler months.           

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New range of Dog Beds in stock

We are now stocking dog beds at our Busselton clinic and have some cosy and comfortable beds in from the popular Barkley and Bella range, that are also washable.  Pop in and have a look.

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RSPCA Million Paws Walk

Come down and join in the fun at Barnard Park in Busselton on Sunday 15th May from 9am for registrations and fundraising activities and then the Paws Walk is at 10am.

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Bunbury Show 2016 Pet Parade

GEOvet are hosting the Pet Parade for the Bunbury Show. Get creative and get your costumes ready for Saturday 9th April 2016 at the Bunbury Show, register from 9.45am for a 10am start. There is over $500 in prizes and the categories are: Belle of the Parade Beau of the Parade Most Talkative Bird Best Dressed Aussie/ANZAC Team …

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Pet Parade 2016

GEOvet staff are once again organising and hosting Pet Parade for the Festival of Busselton. Get creative and get your costumes ready for Sunday 24th January 2016 on the Busselton foreshore next to the Equinox Café, register from 9.30am for a 10am start. There is over $500 in prizes and the categories are: Belle of the …

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Festive Season Pancreatitis

IS YOUR DOG AT RISK OF PANCREATITIS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON? Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas, an organ in the abdomen that helps the body digest food. Acute pancreatitis can occur after a dog eats fatty food such as pork, beef, and some other human foods; dogs that get into garbage can develop pancreatitis. …

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Dangers at the Beach

Spending  time with your dog at the beach over summer can be highly rewarding and a lot of fun for all. However, there are some hidden dangers you must be careful of when heading to your favourite sunny spot. If your dog is prone to scavenging be on the watch for puffer fish which commonly wash …

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It’s a Vet’s dogs life!

So many times I get asked by clients “what would you do if it were your dog?”.  So here is my own dog, Madi.  She is a very healthy 9 year old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, who loves walking, swimming, sniffing out frogs and sleeping on my husband’s pillow! She had some mild tartar on …

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Tandy – the famous Guide Dog

Local Nannup man Chris Morten has trained his very own Guide Dog. Tandy (bred by our GEOvet vet nurse Ann Williams) became the first dog to graduate at less than 12 monhts of age.  For more information please contact Chris Morten on 0427 560 264 or Ann at GEOvet in Nannup on 9756 0422. Tandy …

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Snake Avoidance Training

GEOvet in Capel recently hosted a training course put on by Perth Dog Trainers (as seen on Today Tonight), where dogs were trained how to avoid snakes.  If you would like more information on these courses, please email Melanie at Perth Dog Trainers direct on [email protected] and she will send you an information pack, prices …

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Busselton Show 2015

Did you see us at the Busselton Show?   We had our super star Wildlife Warrior vet nurse Emily showing Jimmy the Joey, Rosie the teenage Magpie and Patrick the Possum.  We handed out over 600 free helium balloons and lollies to children and a free raffle hamper full of pet products was drawn at the end …

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Our super handy GEOvet app

We are aware of this changing world that we live in, and conscious of keeping up with the times.  So, after much time and effort, we have developed our own GEOvet App and are pleased with the help and efficiency this can offer our clients. It has many features including: · Vaccination Reminders · Appointment …

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Microchip to keep your pet safe

We would love to be able to return all local pets when lost or stolen. Micro-chipping means that even without an identification collar your pet can be scanned by a ranger or vet and safely returned to you.  It is now compulsory to have your cats and dogs microchipped in the Busselton Shire. Please take …

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It’s snake season

The sun is shining and the days are warm. Snakes are out and about and the Vets at GEOvet have already treated many snake bites this season. Clinical signs associated with snake bite: Shaking, twitching, weakness of the muscles Respiratory difficulty Salivation, drooling, frothing Dilated pupils Urination, defaecation, vomiting In later stages paralysis or collapse …

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