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  • Strangles

    Oct 21 2016

    Lifelearn Admin | News & information

    Strangles is caused by a bacteria called Streptococcus equisubspecies equi.  It occurs worldwide and is very contagious. The disease is called strangles because the swollen glands can squash the airway and make…

  • Backyard Chickens

    Oct 21 2016

    Lifelearn Admin | News & information

    Lots of people in the Macedon Ranges have a few backyard chickens to give them fresh eggs and enjoy watching them scratching around the garden. Backyard chickens live a very…

  • X-rays and ultrasounds

    Oct 21 2016

    Lifelearn Admin | News & information

    The Gisborne Veterinary Clinic works hard to make sure our patients are given optimum care when they are ill. One of the ways we work to arrive at a diagnosis…

  • FIV and your cat

    Oct 21 2016

    Lifelearn Admin | News & information

    Feline immunodeficiency virus is disease that affects a cat’s immune system that currently has no cure. The immune system is a natural defence against diseases and infections and when FIV…

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    Current Equine Vaccine Advisory Protocol

    Oct 21 2016

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  • The merit of routine urine sample testing

    Oct 21 2016

    Lifelearn Admin | News & information

    As our pets are not able to communicate any pain or discomfort that they experience, we as veterinarians have to deduce from the clinical signs we observe any underlying illness,…

  • Dental care for our pets

    Oct 21 2016

    Lifelearn Admin | News & information

    Dental Consultations highlight the importance of dental health for the furry members of our family! Did you know that 85% of pets over 3 years old are affected by dental…

  • Prepare your animals for an emergency

    Oct 21 2016

    Lifelearn Admin | News & information

    Prepare to evacuate with your pet when and if necessary. It is important to prepare yourself, your family and your pets for what could happen in an environmental emergency. The…

  • Dog & Cat Vaccinations

    Oct 21 2016

    Lifelearn Admin | News & information

    Vaccinations are given to help protect our pets from disease. Although some of the diseases have not been seen in Australia for years, there is always the chance that one…