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“It’s My Hormones!” – What Weight Changes In Pets Sometimes Means

Whilst changes in a pet’s body condition are often related to lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise, did you know that there are some cases where significant weight changes in pets can be the result of an underlying medical … Continue reading

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What Does a Vet Check In a Physical Exam

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

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Butt-Scooting – What Does It Mean?

Is your dog frequently butt-scooting on the floor? As well as being embarrassing for you (as pets seem to save this “party trick” for when guests arrive!), it can be a symptom of an underlying issue in your pet that … Continue reading

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Could my dog be incontinent?

Did you know that some female dogs can become incontinent as they age? The condition is known as urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence (USMI), and this is just a fancy medical term used to describe a weak control of the muscles … Continue reading

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Can my pet get the flu?

It’s a common question: can my pet get the flu? The answer is yes but unlike in humans, there isn’t typically a flu season for dogs and cats and infection can occur year round.

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Do You Know What To Do If A Snake Bites?

Dogs and cats are adventurous creatures, and at this time of year, they can occasionally be found harassing a snake.

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Do pets get heart disease?

Absolutely! Heart disease is not uncommon in dogs and cats, and knowing what to look out for is important as it can really make a difference to your pet’s life.

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Does Parasite Prevention Confuse You?

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

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Phoenix & The Bird Seed

Phoenix presented to the clinic with vomiting and bird seed seen in the faeces he had eaten that morning and otherwise seemed absolutely fine. It had been a couple days prior to coming to the clinic that the Phoenix’s pet … Continue reading

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Keeping An Eye On The Eyes

When it comes to your pet’s eyes, if you think you can see a problem, chances are, there probably is one. Eye issues can be serious and that’s why it is always best to have your pet assessed as soon … Continue reading

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