When a Dodgy Tummy Isn't Just a Dodgy Tummy

It’s not uncommon for dogs and cats to have an occasional vomit or a little bit of diarrhoea.It’s not uncommon for dogs and cats to have an occasional vomit or a little bit of diarrhoea. But sometimes this is the first sign of more serious disease. How do you know when...
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Brave Pet of the Month - Gemma

Gemma the three legged wonder dog beats cancer again!Gemma’s had run ins with cancer before, and has survived to tell the tale. This time, Gemma’s mum noticed a lump on Gemma’s shoulder and so brought Gemma to see us for a routine lump check. We examined the lump, and took a...
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Funky Gunky Ears

Have you ever noticed your pet shaking their head more than a teenager in an 80’s mosh pit?Have you ever noticed your pet shaking their head more than a teenager in an 80’s mosh pit? Or perhaps, you have noticed a nasty smell coming from the ears? Maybe your pet is...
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Skin Allergies and Apoquel Tablets

Itchy skin? With Apoquel, there is no need to put up with endless scratching or the side effects of cortisone treatment!It’s been an unseasonably warm Autumn this year, and there’s still lots of pets coming to see us with itchy skin. There’s no need for your pet or your family to...
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Manage Arthritis with Mobility Diet

Is your dog slower to get up in the mornings than they used to be?Is your dog slower to get up in the mornings than they used to be? Maybe they’re just not as excited for their walks, or can’t walk the distances they used to be able to? Or have...
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Dental Xrays

When your pet visits us for a dental descale and polish we perform dental xrays.When your pet visits us for a professional dental descale and polish we perform dental xrays, just like when you go to the dentist. Xrays allow us to check the health of the teeth and jaw below...
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What Do We Vaccinate Rabbits For?

Unvaccinated rabbits are at risk of Calicivirus, which can cause lethargy, seizures, bleeding from nostrils or even sudden death…We vaccinate rabbits for a disease called Calicivirus (also known as Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus, or RHDV). Clinical signs of Calicivirus include rabbits becoming lethargic, seizures, bleeding from nostrils or sudden death (particularly...
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Brave Pet of the Month: Lilly Rose

Lilly Rose came to see us because she had gone from her normal self to not wanting to move.Lilly Rose came to see us because she had gone from her normal self to not wanting to move, being off her food and with very wet faeces over about 3 days. She...
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What Do We Vaccinate Dogs For?

These diseases can make your pet very ill, and are often fatal even with treatment. Vaccination is the only reliable prevention.There are 4 different diseases that we vaccinate dogs against. These diseases can make your pet very ill, potentially requiring days to weeks of hospitalisation. Once your pet is infected, most...
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Protect and Prosper

Protect and prosper or not and possibly perish. Vaccination protects against many fatal diseases in rabbits, dogs and cats.Protect and prosper or not and possibly perish. Vaccination protects against many fatal diseases in rabbits, dogs and cats.This has been the stark reality a few summers past where we saw a case...
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Prepare Your Pet for Winter

With the weather cooling down, we often start to notice our older pets starting to slow down as well.With the weather cooling down, we often start to notice our older pets starting to slow down as well. Slowing down isn’t “just a sign of getting older”. It’s important that if you...
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Feeding Your Senior Pet

As our pets get older their bodies and nutritional requirements change. Older pets are more likely to have dental disease than y…Just because they’re getting older doesn’t mean they have to slow down! Cats and dogs are considered senior pets from 7 years of age, or 5 years for large breeds...
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