North Island

7 05, 2017

Tauranga Disease: B12 or Cobolt Deficiency

By |May 7th, 2017|Cows, Diseases, North Island, Sheep|0 Comments

Who knew we had our own disease?  Luckily it is a disease that we do not see too often anymore but the cause of it is still here and has the potential to affect livestock in our region.

What is ‘Tauranga Disease’? Well it is also know as ‘Bush Sickness’. Historically this was a wasting illness that affected sheep and cattle in the central North Island. Such was its severity that in the late 19th

14 12, 2016

Tips for Healthy Summer Pets!

By |December 14th, 2016|Dogs, Flea Treatment, Heavy panting, North Island, Summer|0 Comments

Summer is a fabulous time to live in the Bay – we really are spoilt! However it also brings with it some painful  – and preventable – problems for our pets..

The dreaded ‘grass seed season’ is here! Grass seeds attach to fur and with their arrowhead shape, burrow under the skin causing pain and infection. The most common signs are licking an area excessively, swelling and lameness. They are usually found around the feet

21 01, 2015

Papamoa Village Vets Update

By |January 21st, 2015|New Zealand, North Island|0 Comments

It has been 6 months since the opening of the new Papamoa Village Vets branch. What a fun filled 6 months the Papamoa Village Vets staff have had. They have had a great time meeting all the Papamoa residents with their lovely pets and catering to all of their needs. Since opening, the clinic has experienced a number of interesting cases, held its first puppy school class and been involved in the Papamoa Santa

21 02, 2014

8 simple steps to prepare your cats and dogs for a natural disaster

By |February 21st, 2014|Cats, Companion Animals, Dogs, Food, Kitten, Natural Disaster, New Zealand, North Island, Northern South Island, Uncategorized|0 Comments

In keeping with the “safer than sorry” theme, we want to get you thinking about what you can do for your pets in the event of a civil emergency or natural disaster. Following the devastating earthquakes in Christchurch, we know many people started taking their emergency planning more seriously and rightly so. But how many of you thought about your pets?

Natural disasters, like earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes and even severe flooding, can

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