News & information

  • Autumn Worms

    May 21 2020

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    By Meaghan Sutherland AVN, RVN, DipVN (ECC & Surg) Whilst we rely heavily on feacal egg counts to determine worm burdens in horses throughout the year, at this time of…

  • When is my pet a geriatric?

    Apr 20 2020

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    Our pets seem to be a puppy one day and before we know it we are noticing small changes to show they have slipped from middle age into old age…..…


    Apr 07 2020

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    In these extraordinary times we at the Gisborne Veterinary Clinic would like to reassure our clients that we are constantly evaluating and adjusting how we as a team can continue…

  • Corona Virus (COVID-19) Update

    Mar 18 2020

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    With the Corona virus pandemic in Australia we as a business may be required by government to close our door’s to the general public for non-essential treatment of animals for…

  • Dog & cat vaccinations

    Mar 11 2020

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    We often get the question, “do I really need to vaccinate my pet?” One of the main reasons that we don’t see these particular diseases prevalent in society is because…

  • Equine Cushing’s Disease

    Mar 04 2020

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    Equine Cushing Disease (ECD)  ( Also called PPID) This is a condition caused by abnormality of the pituitary gland at the base of the horse’s brain. The disease send abnormal…

  • Pre-anaesthetic Blood testing

    Feb 19 2020

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    At the time of admission for any anaesthesia or sedation for your pet you will often be asked if you would like a pre-anaesthetic blood profile to be run.  What…

  • Parasites: Intestinal worms

    Feb 10 2020

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    Intestinal Worms are present in your pets from birth. They live in all types of animals and some types of worms can be zoonotic, meaning it can also transfer from…

  • Parasites: fleas & ticks

    Feb 02 2020

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    Fleas, ticks. If you have a pet, you will at some point here about these parasites that may affect the health and comfort of your pet, young or adult. They…

  • Snake bites

    Jan 23 2020

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    By Dr Russell Dyer   In Australia there may be 60,000 cases of snake bites per year of dogs and cats. Up to 15,000 deaths of pets may occur. Climate…