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Pyometra

What is Pyometra? Pyometra is a serious disease of unspeyed females. It is most common in older (6years+) bitches but …

Are You Losing Sleep Over Your Dog’s Itching?

Are you losing sleep over your dog’s itching? Occasional itching is a normal protective mechanism. But when itching causes your …

What is Brown and Sticky?

What is Brown and Sticky? The answer is, of course, A STICK! Throwing sticks for dogs to chase is a …

Parvovirus in Dogs

Parvovirus in Dogs Every summer we see an increase in Parvovirus in dogs in Northland, and this year it seems …

What Do Dogs Eat?

We vets would like our dog patients to eat good quality food that provides the nutritional needs of the dog …

Holiday Food and Your Pet

As the holidays approach, I always say to my kids “no trips to hospital”. This also applies to our pets – …

Skin Allergies in Cats and Dogs

Allergies occur when the immune system overreacts to a foreign body or allergen. In dogs and cats skin allergies present …

Fleas, Sex and Blood Meals

Fleas, Sex and Blood Meals A gripping headline for what can be a horrifying experience for some. As temperatures rise things …

Dental Problems in the Cat and Dog

When did you last look in your pet’s mouth ? And why should you? Pets are very good at hiding …