Category Archives: Veterinary hospital

Prevention, always better than cure

An annual health check is the best way to stay on top of your animal’s health and wellbeing.  A check-up goes far beyond their “annual needles” – a thorough examination by a veterinarian may be able to detect emerging problems early, or assess ongoing health concerns to ensure your pet receives the best possible care.…
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New canine parvovirus in Australia. But don’t panic!

Researchers in Adelaide have recently reported the detection of a new type of canine parvovirus. Although this virus is new to Australia, it has been present in many overseas countries since 2000, and is very closely related to parvoviruses that have been present in Australia for the past 40 years. Experience from other countries that have…
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Growing up with pets – aiding your child’s development

When chosen carefully, pets are a wonderful addition to any home and provide many well documented health benefits to adults and children alike. But did you know pet ownership can help your child’s development? Pets are a great way to teach children responsibility. Even very young children can help out with feeding or refreshing a…
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Managing separation anxiety in our pets

Is your furry companion not coping well with being left home alone? Both dogs and cats can develop separation anxiety though the cat may not disturb the neighbors due to its inability to bark! Signs that may be noted when an animal has separation anxiety (not to be confused with generalized anxiety) include, but are not…
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