Category Archives: Veterinary hospital

Immune Mediated Haemolytic Anaemia

Meet Lilly, the Jack Russell Terrier. Lilly was in hospital a few weeks ago with a condition called Immune Mediated Haemolytic Anaemia (IMHA). This occurs when the body’s immune system targets its own red blood cells, which can be due to either the immune system acting inappropriately, or being triggered by certain reactions leading to…
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Insect bites and stings

Coming into spring, everybody wants to be back outside and enjoying the warmer weather and longer days. As much as that is true for people and their pets, the same goes for insects and other invertebrates too whose bites and stings can be an uncomfortable experience, as Gracie (pictured) recently found out. Gracie’s mum brought…
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Lily toxicity in cats

Attention all cat owners! Did you know that lilies are toxic to cats? Many common varieties of lilies including the Easter lily (pictured), Asiatic lily, stargazer lily, tiger lily, and white lily are toxic to cats when ingested. Lilies belonging to the Lilium or Hemerocallis genera contain toxins that can permanently damage your cat’s kidneys.…
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Rat bait poisoning

During the colder months feral rats and mice often become more visible in and around homes as they look for a warm place to nest and breed. This leads many people to put out various rat baits and poisons to rid themselves of these unwanted pests. However our domestic pets can sometimes fall victim to…
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