So what exactly is constipation? It is the difficulty in passing faeces or the infrequency. There are various causes for constipation including dietary, behavioural, environmental and medical related issues. The good news is constipation can be treated. If it is mild, laxatives are available at your vet and for more serve cases your pet can [...]
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Even thought the rains have not come, the ticks are out in full force. Prevention is better than trying to treat your dog/cat for biliary once they have got it. Feel free to pop in or order on line to purchase your tick and flea prevention medication from the clinic.
Today we had a male cat brought in with a serve case of a blocked urinary track. A common cause of this is crystal formation. Two of the most common crystals in cats is Struvite and Calcium oxalate. Certain risk factors predispose your cat to the formation of these crystals including obesity, low water intake, [...]
General Health Checks which include physical examination of the eyes, ears joints heart and teeth for only R200 Executive health check also include lumps and bumps and screening for general metabolic diseases with a blood screen and urine analysis. Geriatric patients : Dogs over 9 years old (giant breeds over 5yrs) Cats over 7yrs
Tick Bite fever - We require blood donor heroes! Ideal Candidates dogs : over 30kg, healthy adults. Each donor will receive a free health check, blood smear and dewormer. Cats : over 4kg healthy adult that test negative for FIV/FeLV. Each donor will receive a free health check, blood smear and dewormer.
Black Diamond is a mixed breed pup that was brought to us last night after being hit by a car on the highway. We have stabilized her and about to take x rays to see how bad the break is. Lucky for her the people who picked her up are prepared to cover her costs [...]
Pyometra is an infection of the uterus. This is not something to be taken lightly and can be fatal. the best way to prevent this is to have your dog sterilized at 6 months. The cost of the sterilization is minimal in comparison to treating the infection and even worse the emotional trauma of losing [...]