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July 2017

View the current edition of our monthly news letter here
Look out for the next newsletter coming soon!

Next puppy pre school class starts on Thursday 11 May, spread the word! Hope to see you there!

Nationwide Low Cost Desexing During July

Once again Riverbank Animal Hospital is taking part in this national campaign to encourage everyone to desex their pets this July.

Did you know that...

  • Desexed pets live longer,
  • get into less fights
  • are less likely to get lost
  • less unwanted puppies and kittens
  • no testicular cancer or prostate disease
  • no pyometra, uterine or ovarian cancer

Call us today to discover how much you could save on getting your pet desexed at Riverbank Animal Hospital this month.. 6642 3083

This offer is open to everyone (not just pensioners)! Spread the word!

Also.. special offer on microchip implant $20 (all species) and amnesty C3 or F4 vaccination $40 (not previously vaccinated) For the month of July





Flu season is here


With flu season in full swing, now's a good time for us to answer the common question, can my pet get the flu?

The answer is yes - but unlike in humans, there isn't really a flu season for dogs and cats and infection can occur at any time of the year.

Dogs might contract canine cough (often referred to incorrectly as kennel cough) and cats can suffer from cat flu (commonly caused by a herpes virus).

Canine cough

Is a highly contagious disease that's passed from dog to dog by moisture droplets. Your dog might be infected at the local park or at a boarding kennel due to the large number of dogs in one area. Vaccination is given annually and is very effective at protecting your pet against the worst strains of this disease.
Your dog may still contract a milder form of canine cough, even if he is vaccinated, but this usually resolves by itself or requires only a short course of antibiotics.

Cat flu

Is also highly contagious and can cause severe illness, especially in elderly cats or kittens. Vaccination is highly effective and while it won't always prevent cats from developing flu, it helps reduce the severity of the condition. Flu vaccinations are given annually and are an important way to help keep your cat stay happy and healthy.

To check if your pet is protected against these diseases, please call us and we can easily look up your pet's vaccination history and give you the best advice.


Our Commitments to you:

  1. Your pet will be nurtured in our care
  2. We recognise and respect your needs and expectations
  3. We’ll do our utmost to ensure your pet is healthy and happy

As pet lovers ourselves, it’s the little things we do for you and your pet at Riverbank Animal Hospital that demonstrate we are the caring veterinarians for your pets. To read more about our care commitments click here

Did you know about the FREE day care service offered at Riverbank Animal Hospital?

 Bring your pet to see us for a consultation or vaccination appointment and then we will look after your pet whilst you go shopping or take care of other appointments around town! We call this our "Drop and Go Service"

Our clients that live out of town just rave about this free service, they say it makes their life so easy.
Why not also take advantage of the $15 hydrobath service and have us wash your dog for you too!




 View the July edition of our monthly newsletter here

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Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards 25 September 2010

Riverbank Animal Hospital winner Professional Services (more than 5 employees)

Congratulations to the organizers, overall winner Grafton Wellbeing Centre and all 39 entrants





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Riverbank Animal Hospital (Formerly South Grafton Veterinary Clinic)
60 Through Street, South Grafton, NSW 2460, Australia
Ph 02 6642 3083 - Click here to send us an email
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