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Whipworms (trichuriasis) are intestinal parasites that are most commonly found in dogs, and sometimes in cats. They are relatively small with a maximum length of 5-8 cms and are called whipworms for their thin, whip-like front end that carries a … Continue reading
Is your pet up-to-date with a thorough routine of external parasite prevention? Depending on your dog or cat’s home environment and lifestyle, common parasites that could hitch a harmful ride on your pet include fleas, paralysis ticks, brown ticks and … Continue reading
Whether your pet is seeing us for a routine check or an episode of unwellness, our vets aim to perform a thorough examination during your pet’s vet check. In combination with the information you provide to us about your pet’s … Continue reading
Have you noticed any new lumps on your pet? We recommend any lumps get checked fairly promptly by our team. This is because some lumps require further treatment for your pet’s health and comfort, while some can be harmless.
Parasite prevention can get pretty confusing, but it’s an important part of responsible pet care. The start of a new year is always a good time to make sure your pet is up to date with their parasite prevention and … Continue reading
To help your arthritic pet live a comfortable life there are a few things you can do at home:
It’s not uncommon for us to be asked, “if my dog doesn’t go to boarding kennels, why is it necessary to vaccinate against kennel cough?”
Have you ever seen your dog dragging his or her bottom along the ground? This peculiar act is known as ‘scooting’ and can indicate your dog has irritated anal glands.
We’d like to introduce you to Rocky the Cat and he has a little secret … he’s allergic to fleas!
When it comes to managing the itchy pet, there is no magic pill. It’s all about prevention of parasites and taking action before things get out of control. Here are our top tips for skin care: