Brave Pet of the Month - Lady

Meet our Brave Pet of the Month, Lady This is Lady, an adorable older Pomeranian cross Chihuaha. Last year she was having problems walking with her right back leg. Our physical examination and xrays revealed that she had torn the ligament holding her knee together, causing the joint to be unstable...
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Cats in Heat

Is your normally quiet female cat suddenly yowling all night, keeping the whole household awake? Is your normally quiet female cat suddenly yowling all night, keeping the whole household awake? Is your independent lady suddenly wanting nothing but cuddles all day? Maybe you’ve noticed there’s lots of other cats hanging out...
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Rabbits Get Parasites Too!

Rabbits and guinea pigs are becoming very popular pets. Rabbits and guinea pigs are becoming very popular pets. Now that the weather is warming up there are a few things to remember that can be life saving for your lovable Bugs or pig. During the warmer months flies will be attracted...
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Skin in Spring

The weather’s finally starting to warm up, which means so is skin allergy season. The weather’s finally starting to warm up, which means so is skin allergy season. For pets that have seasonal flare ups with their skin, now is the time to start getting prepared! Check your pet regularly for...
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You Be the Vet - Creaky, Painful Joints

The other month we talked about how to spot the signs of arthritis in your cat. But what about your dog? Last month we talked about how to spot the signs of arthritis in your cat. But what about your dog? Are They Slowing Down? When you’re a vet, your examination...
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What's New at HPVH?

We are very excited about the latest additions to our in-house diagnostic equipment, allowing us to take even better care of you… It’s been a big year at Hampton Park Veterinary Hospital so far. We already have the facilities available to look after almost all your pet’s needs under the one...
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Cats in Heat

Is your quiet female cat suddenly yowling all night? Is your independent lady suddenly wanting nothing but cuddles? Is your normally quiet female cat suddenly yowling all night, keeping the whole household awake? Is your independent lady suddenly wanting nothing but cuddles all day? Maybe you’ve noticed there’s lots of other...
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Brave Pet of the Month - Cody

We discovered that Cody had developed an irregular heart rhythm at a routine health check. This had us very concerned...   We discovered that Cody had developed an irregular heart rhythm at a routine health check. This had us very concerned, especially because as a Great Dane he is predisposed to...
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How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

So you’ve got your toothbrush kit, and you’re all ready with your pet friendly toothbrush and paste, but how do you go about act… It’s the same as for us – brushing our dog and cat’s teeth is the best way of keeping dental disease under control. So you’ve got your...
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You be the Vet: Does Your Cat Have Arthritis?

Arthritis in cats can be difficult to spot. So how do we work out if they’re having problems with joint pain? Arthritis in cats can be difficult to spot, as they often quickly learn what they can do, and what will cause them to get sore, and they will stop doing...
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You Be The Vet: When to Get Your Pet’s Eyes Checked

Are your pet’s eyes bright red and swollen? Are your pet’s eyes bright red and swollen? Or are you staring into those loving eyes and you can’t quite place it, but something doesn’t look quite right? The symptoms of eye disease in pets range from “glaringly” obvious, through to a slightly...
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Brave Pet of the Month – Ollie

Ollie and his family are able to sleep through the night! Ollie struggled with his allergic skin for years. Itchy, red and irritated, his scratching was keeping himself and his family awake. He was on cortisone to control the scratching, but there were side effects and it wasn’t working very well...
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