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16
Oct

What Does This Wet Weather Mean for Our Pets?

We have all been affected by it, whether it’s added to the morning traffic, the grass is over growing, or our laundry is piling up because there just hasn’t been a day of sunshine in over a week. But have you thought about how all this wet weather is affecting your pets? Wet or Damp Fur Wet or damp fur
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12
Oct

Flowers Causing Renal Failure In Cats

Did You Know The Dangers Of Lilies To Pets? ilies (Lilium spp and Hemerocallis spp), amongst many other flower species,  are extremely toxic to cats and can be fatal. The toxic substance in lilies that causes injury to the kidneys has not yet been identified, but all parts of the lily are poisonous – flowers, stamen, stem, leaves and roots. Ingestion can lead to
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12
Oct

This Season Is A Tick-Ing Time Bomb!

With over 70 tick cases and almost 20 snake cases treated at our Booval Vet Hospital in the past two months, it’s time for another reminder about the importance of tick prevention! This season, we have had the largest amount of snake and tick cases through our doors and it has been one of the worst season we have ever
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13
Sep

Do You Have A Large Breed Dog – Then You Need To Read This!

Winston, The 5 Year Old Doberman Is One Lucky Dog! On Tuesday afternoon Winston’s owners noticed Winston’s stomach looked bloated and brought him straight into Pine Mountain Vet Clinic to see Dr Amy. On examination Winston was still bright as the owners had caught the condition quickly, but he was quickly deteriorating! His heart rate had increased, he was panting
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27
Aug

Leo’s Dental Procedure

More than 85% of dogs and cats over four years old have some form of periodontal disease. There are various signs you can look out for such as bad breath, discoloured or loose teeth, excessive drooling, inflamed or receding gums, pain when handled around the mouth and/or change is behaviour. Leo, a 6 year old Pomeranian, was suffering from dental
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26
Jun

Harvey the Basset eats 15 rocks!

What happened to the Basset who ate 15 rocks? Sounds like a start to a bad joke - but it was no joke for Harvey and his family when it was discovered Harvey had been eating the garden! Harvey a 19 week old Basset Hound became quite sick one night and was admitted for xrays - and it was quickly
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4
Apr

New Product – FeliScratch

Are cats destroying your furniture? 83% of you said yes! There is a new product on the market to help save your carpets, furniture and anything that you don’t want that cat to detroy! FELISCRATCH by FELIWAY is a simple answer to inappropriate scratching in the home. 1.Helps redirect scratching to your desired location (E.g on a scratching post). 2.Clinically

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20
Mar

Heat Stoke Hits Maximus

☀☀ Today was an example of how fast dogs, especially brachycephalic breeds such as bulldogs can over heat?? Maximus came in to Booval Vet Hospital today after the owners found him collapsed outside. The owners had been moving house, and had left Max at their house till last, but with the stress and the heat - caused Max to collapse from
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20
Mar

Second hand smoke and Birds

???Did you know second hand smoke can be very dangerous to your pets, but especially birds? Secondhand smoke contains over 4000 chemicals, including 69 compounds that are known to cause cancer and the concentration of these carcinogenic chemicals is actually higher in secondhand smoke than in the fumes directly inhaled by smokers. Your parrot has a very different respiratory system
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30
Dec

Puppy Preschool

Puppies develop their social skills between the ages of 6-16 weeks. Puppy preschool is designed to allow your puppy to socialise with other puppies. They will be introduced to basic commands in a safe, positive environment to help them get a start on becoming a polite, obedient, well behaved pet. The 4 weeks course is held on Tuesday evenings. Bookings are essential as numbers are strictly limited.