Cats

1 11, 2019

Keep pets happy and calm this Guy Fawkes

By |November 1st, 2019|Cats, Dogs|0 Comments

Guy Fawkes can certainly be an enjoyable event, however this time of year can also be a very traumatic time for our pets, there’s no doubt about that.

20 10, 2019

Top Tips: Grooming your cat

By |October 20th, 2019|Cats|0 Comments

Many people think that cats are low maintenance pets that only need the occasional brush. This can be true of some short haired cats. Long haired breeds are a different story. Long haired types ideally need to be groomed once a day to maintain a healthy coat. Grooming is also a great time to bond with your cat!

18 09, 2019

Top Tips: Keeping on top of Ticks

By |September 18th, 2019|Cats, Dogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ticks are an external parasite that attach to the skin and feed on the blood of our animals. They are quite slow moving and cannot jump; they rely on crawling onto their host. When a tick feeds, they attach and do not release themselves from the host (animal) until they are full.

5 09, 2019

Watch out for Worms – Out of sight, out of mind?

By |September 5th, 2019|Cats, Dogs|0 Comments

It’s easy not to think too much about the worms our furry friends might be carrying around. They’re usually out of sight, living in your pet’s intestines as adults or travelling around their insides as migrating larvae.

25 08, 2019

Top Tips: Your cat and moving house

By |August 25th, 2019|Cats|0 Comments

Cats generally are not great supporters of change. If they had it their way they would prefer to stay where they are already settled in their surroundings. However, at some stage in their lives, most cats have to make that move to a new location.

8 08, 2019

Top Tips: Keeping fleas at bay in winter

By |August 8th, 2019|Cats|0 Comments

Winter is now firmly in place and although the flea population is less, it is still present.

1 08, 2019

Keeping our pets safe in the home

By |August 1st, 2019|Cats, Dogs|0 Comments

There’s been some media attention lately around salt lamps and the harm they can do to your pet. Cats and dogs are known to like salty things and sodium poisoning can cause plenty of unwanted outcomes. The salt lamp stories got some of the team here at Tauranga Vets talking and yes, salt lamps do pose a risk to our pets, however we could all think of much more common household hazards that could land your pet at the vets!

11 07, 2019

Longer, healthier and happier lives for Kiwi Pets

By |July 11th, 2019|Cats, Dogs|0 Comments

Future generations of Kiwi pets will hopefully live longer, healthier and happier lives thanks to the work of a charity supported by Tauranga Vets. Tauranga Vets has supported Healthy Pets New Zealand for over a year now, in a partnership where the business and its generous clients donate money for research into improved health and welfare. The charity is run by veterinary professionals who give their time and care deeply about the health and well-being of Kiwi pets.

30 01, 2018

How do you look after you new Kitten or Puppy?

By |January 30th, 2018|Cats, Companion Animals, Dogs, Puppy, Uncategorized, Vaccination|0 Comments

Everyone loves puppies and kittens.. but the first year sure is a busy one! We’ve put together a few pointers to help you get started.

Vaccinations are extremely important and protect against diseases that can be fatal. At a vaccination appointment, puppies and kittens receive a full health check and they are also checked for heart disease, hip dysplasia, knee abnormalities, hernia’s, retained baby teeth, undershot/overshot jaws and retained testicles! You will also be given

14 11, 2017

Is your pet up to date with their vaccinations?

By |November 14th, 2017|Cats, Dogs, Vaccination|0 Comments

Vaccinations protect against infectious and potentially life threatening diseases. It can be difficult to know what your pets should be vaccinated against, and when you should vaccinate. Below is a brief summary to help you out:
Puppies and kittens
Kittens and Puppies usually need a series of three vaccinations to establish a good level of immunity. The final vaccination is given when your pet is about 14 – 16 weeks of age.
Adult cats and dogs
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