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  • Pet Rabbits

    Mar 31 2021

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    Rabbits make great pets. General care for rabbits includes appropriate housing, exercise, socialisation and a specific diet. Some breeds of rabbits, particularly the longer haired rabbits, may require daily grooming.…

  • Chocolate doesn’t mix with dogs

    Mar 11 2021

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    April brings around the celebration of Easter, which many people will recognise as a holiday of religious significance and others will celebrate the arrival of the Easter Bunny and chocolate.…

  • Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABLV)

    Mar 11 2021

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    There are approximately 90 species of bats living within the borders of Australia, a small portion of the 1240 species identified from around the world. The Australian bats range in…

  • Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)

    Feb 24 2021

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    FIV (Feline immunodeficiency Virus) is a disease that is transmitted from bite wounds by infected cats. The wounds are contaminated by the saliva of the infected cat and the virus…

  • Feline vaccinations

    Feb 18 2021

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    Feline diseases can be fatal in some cases. Luckily, there are protocols put in place to help protect them from getting sick. Although we can never guarantee 100% coverage, the…

  • Equine Strangles and Tetanus

    Feb 11 2021

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    Horses will routinely be vaccinated again strangles and tetanus. The protocol is outlined below:   So, what is Strangles? Strangles is a highly contagious disease, spread by direct contact of…

  • Canine immunisations

    Feb 04 2021

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    When puppies are born, they suckle from their mother who will provide a form of immunity through the milk. Once they reach 6-8 weeks of age and begin to wean…

  • Desexing your pets

    Jan 19 2021

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    Are you the proud new owner of a new puppy, kitten or rescued friend?   One of the most important health decisions you will have to make for your new…

  • Heartworm

    Jan 12 2021

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    Heartworm is a parasitic worm that can infect your pet through a mosquito bite. Heartworm is more likely to affect dogs than cats, but it can affect both species. The…

  • Introducing a new pet

    Dec 30 2020

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    Christmas and the New Year often brings in new family members. Most common pets these days are dogs and cats. Once you have adopted a new family member and brought…