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Puppy Worming

How to avoid this senseless Death in Puppies

If it’s one thing that always deeply gets to us it’s the suffering or death of any animal that could have been so easily avoided. This story reflects just one of these situations that we see – more often that we should. Hopefully, by publishing this story we can help avoid further unnecessary suffering and…

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Rocktape Equine

Has Your Horse been Lame for a While?

Why You Should Consider a Musculoskeletal Assessment Your horse going lame is one of the more frustrating things that can happen, especially if you have a weekend of riding planned with your friends or a competition you’re training for. Horses can go lame for many reasons, and often getting to the bottom of it can…

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Dog Dental Procedure

Anaesthesia Free Dentistry vs Professional Veterinary Dental

Is Anaesthesia – Free Dentistry the Right choice for Your Pet? Since being introduced in Australia – Anaesthesia Free Dentals are becoming a popular option for people who don’t want their pet going under Anaesthesia. That being said – there doesn’t seem to be a lot of information out there comparing AFD’s with Professional Veterinary…

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Laser Therapy For Dogs

7 Ways We can Help Your Dog with Osteoarthritis

Modern Ways to Manage Arthritis in Dogs It’s well known that dogs can suffer from Osteoarthritis as they get older – just like we do. Even though there is no cure for this condition, the good news is – there are lots of  ways we can help keep your dog comfortable and active all year…

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Equine Cushing's Disease

Could Your Horse Have Cushing’s Disease?

Equine Cushing’s Disease (PPID) One of the main reasons we are exploring this topic is because just in the past few weeks we have treated several horses for un-diagnosed Cushing’s Disease. Equine Cushing’s is properly known as Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID). What this means is that a gland in the horses brain (pituitary gland)…

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Horse Dentist Whittlesea

3 Reasons To Use a Vet for Your Horse’s Dental Care

Why Veterinary Equine Dentals are Different Let’s say you suspect your horse has a mouth issue. This means you have observed one or more of these behaviours: Dropping food when eating – we call this Quidding” Abnormal eating habits – e.g. opening mouth at strange angles when eating Coughing or choke during or after eating…

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Equine Emergency

Equine Emergencies. Are You Prepared?

 The Day Your Horse becomes Seriously ill It’s certainly not uncommon – at least not around here for some of you to own a horse for sport or pleasure but unlike smaller furry companions, managing their needs when they become sick or are injured presents a whole different set of challenges. Fact – Most Owners…

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Mammary Tumour In Dog

The Best and Worst Ways to Diagnose Lumps

Why Testing Lumps is Important FNA vs Biopsy If you’ve discovered a lump on your pet – have this checked out by your vet as quickly as possible. Don’t use a “wait and see” approach to see if it changes because – if it’s a malignant growth then every day you leave it, the greater…

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Cat And Dog Dentals

Why Dental Checks in Consultations Can’t Give us the Full Picture

Our Patients are Reluctant Have you ever tried opening your cat or dog’s mouth and being able to examine every single tooth without them squirming, pulling away or taking a swipe at you? We’re guessing you can’t. And neither can we. Unfortunately – pets just aren’t co-operative when it comes to looking inside their mouths…

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