News & information

  • 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…

  • Mental health and well-being of your Veterinarian

    Jan 08 2020

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    At the Gisborne Veterinary Clinic, we are so fortunate to have passionate and dedicated nurses and vets. Many veterinarians have wanted to be vets since they were young children and…

  • Preventing heat stress in pets

    Dec 05 2019

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    When the warmer weather is on its way, please be alert to the potential danger to your pets of heatstroke (also known as heat stress). Heatstroke is a common issue…

  • Bush fire season. Are you prepared?

    Nov 27 2019

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    With the weather warming up and bush fire season steadily looming towards us, it is important to make sure that we are prepared in case of a fire. Putting some…

  • What is a Tonometer ?

    Oct 24 2019

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    We are excited to announce the arrival of a new piece of equipment which will be an invaluable tool in the assessment of ocular conditions in dogs, cats and horses. A…

  • Progesterone Testing in dogs

    Oct 24 2019

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    Our modern blood testing machinery at the Gisborne Veterinary Clinic is now running in-house progesterone testing in bitches. These tests will allow treating veterinarians to predict the optimal time for…