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Service update: Upgraded 3.0 Telsa MRI now available

19 November 2019
We are pleased to announce that a new, state-of-the-art 3.0 Tesla MRI machine is now available to patients of U-Vet....

Visit us at Werribee Open Day on Sunday 20 October

1 October 2019
Come and explore the newly redeveloped world-class veterinary education facility, home to the Melbourne Veterinary School and U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital....

New treatment for dogs with lymphoma - Seeking participants for clinical trial

30 September 2019
Our Oncology service is seeking participants for a new clinical trial which is aimed at improving drug treatments for dogs with lymphoma....

It took a ‘hospital village’ to save Kirah

6 September 2019
When Kirah, a 13-year-old boxer suddenly collapsed at home, her owner rushed her to U-Vet Emergency. Read about the combined effort of multiple services that saved Kirah from...

Pet Dental Health Month: The importance of oral disease prevention

26 August 2019
There is no time to focus on the the oral health of our pets like Pet Dental Health Month. Read about the importance of maintaining good dental health of our pets in preventin...

Applications for the 2020 Residency Program closing soon

8 July 2019
Are you a qualified veterinarian looking to join our Clinical Residency Training Program in 2020? Applications are closing on Sunday 4 August 2019....

Equine News & Resources

Obesity, insulin and laminitis: How exercise can help

28 June 2019
New research led by Dr Nicholas Bamford shows that regular low‐intensity exercise provides additional health benefits for the prevention of laminitis....

Research produces valuable insights into the cause of laminitis

12 April 2019
Promising research conducted by our leading equine expert Professor Simon Bailey and PhD candidate Courtnay Baskerville provides possible missing link between insulin and lami...

What are the biggest risk factors for injury in thoroughbred racing?

21 March 2019
Dr Peta Lee Hitchens recently discussed her new paper, which analysed almost 300 risk factors in flat racing to determine those most likely to lead to a catastrophic injury on...

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