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Clip Clop and her Standing CT
Clip Clop recently presented to us for a lameness investigation.
From cannon bone fracture to winning at Flemington
After undergoing surgery to repair a medial condylar fracture in the right front cannon bone in August 2018, racehorse Alfa Oro is back to racing with fantastic results.
Listen: How to avoid racehorses' injuries while maximising performance
In this Dean’s Research Seminar, Professor Chris Whitton discussed research led by his team at the U-Vet Equine Centre to develop world-first training guidelines for Thoroughbreds that reduce the risk of injuries and improve detection of issues that may lead to an injury and loss of performance.
#FutureHorse survey to identify what works for welfare in horse industries
A new University of Melbourne survey of horse welfare practices in racing, riding, sport and tourism will help to improve welfare for horses through policy and on-ground practices.
U-Vet to support new diagnostic imaging subsidy for Victoria’s racehorses
U-Vet Werribee Equine Lameness and Imaging Centre will be instrumental in trialling Racing Victoria’s new subsidy scheme to offset the cost of advanced diagnostic imaging on Victorian Thoroughbreds.
Standing CT makes diagnosis a breeze for James
James was referred to U-Vet for fluid in his sinuses, and our new standing CT found the Warmblood gelding had extensive dental disease. After surgery by our specialists, James can breathe easy!
New survey seeks to better understand management of Equine Cushing’s disease in horses
University of Melbourne researchers are undertaking a survey of horse owners to better understand their management of pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID) also known as Equine Cushing’s disease.
You’ve found injured wildlife… now what?
Amid the horrors of Australia’s bushfire crisis, one of the first things on our mind is how best to care for injured wildlife. So, if you’ve come across a hurt or sick animal, what should you do?
Watch: U-Vet hospital virtual tour
Join our senior veterinary nurse, Rachael, as she takes you on a virtual tour behind-the-scenes of our hospital.
How clinical trials can save lives
Nadja blossomed after she was adopted into a loving home, but diarrhea caused by a mystery gut illness left her thin and listless. After her vet’s treatments were unsuccessful, a referral to U-Vet allowed Nadja to enter a clinical trial for dogs suffering from these symptoms. With a special diet and treatments by our specialist, Nadja is back to her energetic self!
Second opinion a second chance for Rosie
Diagnosed with an inoperable tumour at her regular vet clinic, Rosie was given a second chance at U-Vet. Read how the Head of Surgery Dr Stewart Ryan saved her life by removing the two-kilogram mass.
Dealing with separation anxiety in dogs
People living with a dog suffering from separation anxiety never quite know what they will find when they return home and find it difficult to convey the apprehension they feel. Will their window be broken and the dog has escaped, or will it be exhausted from constant pacing or barking?
Service update: Upgraded 3.0 Telsa MRI now available
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
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
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
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 a ruptured tumour.
Pet Dental Health Month: The importance of oral disease prevention
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 preventing serious health issues.
Dogs with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) required for clinical trial. Free treatment usually worth over $3000.
Is your dog suffering from vomiting, diarrhoea and weight loss? Your pet may have IBD and could received free treatment by participating in our clinical trial.
Applications for the 2020 Residency Program closing soon
Are you a qualified veterinarian looking to join our Clinical Residency Training Program in 2020? Applications are closing on Sunday 4 August 2019.
Surgery success for one of Australia’s oldest lions
With the help of Dr Stewart Ryan, Head of Small Animal Surgery, Australia’s oldest lions is on the road to recovery after a remarkable surgery success at Werribee Open Range Zoo.