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,...
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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...
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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...
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Looking After Those Pearly Whites

Have you noticed that your pet’s breath is starting to smell a bit like a rubbish bin? Have you noticed that your pet’s breath is starting to smell a bit like a rubbish bin? Have a look at their teeth – are they shiny white, or are there lots of areas...
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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...
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Easter Bunny Fun Fact

Have you noticed that your pet’s breath is starting to smell a bit like a rubbish bin? Have you noticed that your pet’s breath is starting to smell a bit like a rubbish bin? Have a look at their teeth – are they shiny white, or are there lots of areas...
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Brave Pet of the Month - Jesse

Jesse came to see us because his owners had found a chewed up packet of rat poison in the garden. They weren’t sure if Jesse had eaten it, or whether a possum or some other wildlife had found their way into the yard, but they thought they should get us to...
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We Care From the Start: Free Puppy and Kitten Checks

Bring in your new puppy or kitten for a free puppy and kitten check! As vets we know how important starting your pet on the right pathway to a healthy life is. You want to know your new pet is healthy…. right? Has it been a while since little paws were...
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Holiday Happiness Competition

Take part in our Holiday Happiness Competition: upload a photo of your pet enjoying summer to our Facebook page and win! Have you ever wondered what breed your dog is? Do people stop you in the street complimenting you on your pet? You know who Mum is, but Dad is a...
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Prevent Your Family Getting Intestinal Worms for Christmas!

Untreated intestinal worms can be dangerous to our pets' health and some worms can even be a health risk to us humans.   Pets catch intestinal worms by coming into contact with the eggs. The eggs can be found on the ground, in the grass, or on the fur of other...
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Desexing Quiz: How Well Do You Understand It?

Do you know your facts when it comes to desexing? How well do you know your stuff? If you’re not sure, have a read of our articles on desexing to find the answer! (Or you can cheat, and find the short answer at the bottom!) 1) True or false? Desexing can...
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Desexing: What Happens on the Day?

Everyone knows that when our pets are desexed they are admitted into the clinic and at the end of the day they go home with their testicles or uterus removed. Everyone knows that when our pets are desexed they are admitted into the clinic and at the end of the day...
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