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  • Leptospirosis November 20, 2019
    Have you seen the social media post or newspaper article doing the rounds about Leptospirosis? We wanted to provide some information and update on the current situation. Leptospirosis is an uncommon bacterial disease. It is usually encountered in dairy farms and rural areas where there is close proximity to water or rodents, and thus is […]
  • Why vaccinate? September 6, 2019
    Why Vaccinate? Vaccinations have become a point of discussion over the last few years in both the animal and human world. Concerns over vaccination timing, vaccinating too much and are they really necessary are among those that have been raised. Vaccinations have been developed for both humans and animals and have been proven to help […]
  • Feline Acne September 3, 2019
    Black spots on your cat’s chin?  It could be feline acne Feline acne is a common skin condition that can affect all breeds and ages of cats. Most cases are minor and can go away without being noticed.  However, some cases can cause discomfort to your cat as well as the potential for bacterial or […]
  • Rabbit Dental Disease July 31, 2019
    Dental structure in our rabbits is different to dogs and cats. They have SIX incisors, two large both top and bottom and two tiny ‘peg teeth’ that sit behind the top incisors. Rabbits do not have canine teeth but instead a space between their incisors and their molars and premolars. Collectively these back teeth are […]
  • Tooth Root Abscess in dogs and cats July 31, 2019
    Tooth root abscess’ are severe infections located around the root of a tooth. They can affect any tooth within the mouth and are most commonly related to fractures following trauma. Tooth root abscess’ may not initially be obvious as the infection occurs around the root within the bone of the jaw. You may note pawing […]
  • Tooth Fractures in dogs and cats July 31, 2019
    Both dogs and cats may suffer from fractured teeth which is often the result of trauma. Trauma may be something dramatic such as being hit by a motor vehicle, but may also be as simple as chewing on something such as a hard bone. The location of the fracture will determine the most appropriate treatment […]
  • Feline Tooth Resorption July 31, 2019
    By far the most common dental condition seen in cats is known as feline tooth resorption. It is a condition that is estimated to affect nearly 50% of cats over the age of three years. This condition is a progressive and painful and will lead to severe oral discomfort and infection within the mouth. Anyone […]
  • Tooth structure in dogs and cats July 31, 2019
    The majority of our tooth structure is made of the hard substance called dentine. It has limited recovery capabilities after injury. The part of the tooth above the gumline is called the crown and this portion is covered in enamel, the hardest substance in the body. Below the gumline the dentine is covered in cementum. […]
  • Senior Pet Care May 15, 2019
    For most pet owners it is a rewarding experience to live alongside and care for their pets as they mature into their adult and senior years. With improved veterinary and lifestyle care, pets are living longer and more comfortably than before. Dogs and cats don’t live as long as humans and consequently they age much […]
  • What do I feed my rabbit? April 5, 2019
    Gone are the days where a pet rabbit was kept outside in a cage and fed a diet of carrots and seedy stuff from the pet store. Just like our other companion animals, our knowledge on the diets of these long eared critters has improved exponentially over years. Rabbits need a diet consisting of high […]

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