Hot Spots are a bacterial infection of the skin associated with inflammation. They are commonly caused by staphylococcus intermedius bacteria. Skin infection occur when the surface integrity of the skin has been broken. There are many risk factors that can occur and it is best to bring your pet in so we can start treatment [...]
Yes, yes and yes! There is a vaccination for kennel cough....If you canine companion has not been vaccinated then they should. Especially if they are planning a trip to the kennels.
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 [...]
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.