Port Melbourne Vet

How old is my pet in human years?


Our Pet Age Calculator will tell you. Turns out it’s not as simple as just multiplying a cat or dog’s age by 7! Pets can age differently depending on their species, breed, and size. Input your pet’s calendar age below and find out their relative age and life stage, anywhere from a fresh-faced Puppy or […]



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Your guide to senior check-ups


Hi paw parent, just like you, pets want to live a long and happy life. With proper health care management, older pets can live their lives to their full potential, which may be well over the equivalent of 100 human years! The key to giving them a longer, healthier time with you can be pretty […]



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Looking after your senior pet


When is a pet classified as being senior or mature? Dogs and cats are considered to be mature adults once they turn 7 years old. Large breed dogs age more quickly and are considered mature at 5-6 years of age.



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Henry


Meet Henry, a 2.5 year old British Shorthair cat. We saw Henry on Monday afternoon for vomiting and decreased appetite. We did an abdominal X-Ray, where we found a large obstruction in the stomach. Dr Lisanne performed surgery, where to her amazement she found 100gm of hair elastics! Henry is recovering nicely after his big […]



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