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    Foaling season. Are you prepared??

    Aug 26 2020

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    As we focus on staying warm during the winter months it is easy to forget that spring is just around the corner. With spring comes the imminent arrival of lots…

  • Care and Winter Management of the Senior Horse

    Jun 03 2020

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    The most trusted and valuable equine members of our families are senior horses. Those that have been with us through the good times and bad. Whilst they may not be…

  • Winter Feeding for Horses

    May 27 2020

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    Coming into winter, we have Four Management Tips to Consider as the cold weather descends 1. Stash Away Hay 2. Toss ’em Some Hay 3. Feed Away from Fences 4.…

  • 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…