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Kidney Disease
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Kidney Disease

The kidneys are complex organs that serve many important purposes, including maintaining blood pH and electrolytes, releasing enzymes that assist bodily functions, and filtering waste from the blood in the form of urine. Like humans, animals can survive with one – but not no – functioning kidney. When the kidneys are not functioning correctly, it...

A Regular Dental is More Than Just a Teeth Clean
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A Regular Dental is More Than Just a Teeth Clean

For most of us, when we think about dental care for ourselves, we think about going for a check-up, having our teeth and gums inspected, having the plaque and tartar removed and getting a good lesson in how to maintain our dental health at home with brushing and flossing. So for our pets, it should...

Preventative Pet Care – what is it, and why bother? 
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Preventative Pet Care – what is it, and why bother? 

What is preventative pet care? Your pet’s health is important to both us and you. That is why it’s our aim to make sure that we have the best health care programs to protect your pet in all stages of their life. Preventative pet care is different to normal veterinary check-ups or taking care of...

Preventative Pet Care – what is it, and why bother? 
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Preventative Pet Care – what is it, and why bother? 

What is preventative pet care? Your pet’s health is important to both us and you. That is why it’s our aim to make sure that we have the best health care programs to protect your pet in all stages of their life. Preventative pet care is different to normal veterinary check-ups or taking care of...

Strange things my cat does
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Strange things my cat does

Why do cats purr and miaow? Cats can vibrate a special set of muscles in their throat, and this is what makes a lovely purring sound. As with most animal sounds, purring is a way of your cat communicating with you. Mother cats purr to their kittens as a lullaby, and kittens purr back to...

COVID-19: An Important Update for Our Customers
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COVID-19: An Important Update for Our Customers

Dear Pet Owners, By now we are all aware of the increasing threat of coronavirus (COVID-19). It is very important that we do our bit to slow the spread of the virus. Although here at the vet, we continue to maintain a very high standard of hygiene, we ask owners to help minimise the risk...

5 Signs of Aging in Senior Pets:
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5 Signs of Aging in Senior Pets:

As our pets get older, they remain the same cuddly friend we know and love but their needs change slightly. Also they become at risk of a variety of age-specific conditions. Depending on their size, dogs are considered senior pets between the ages of 5 and 8 years old.  Whereas cats are considered senior pets...

2019 in review by dr. Joe
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2019 in review by dr. Joe

To all our dear clients, First of all we like to thank you for the trust you place in our veterinary team throughout 2019. We appreciate our relationship and the opportunity to care for your pets. We take pride in treating every pet that comes through our doors as our very own, and we extend...

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