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
It may be two months away but already stores everywhere are stocking up on Easter-themed products. Many of these contain chocolate, raisins and sultanas. While these may be perfectly safe sweet treats for humans, they are particularly toxic to dogs.
Chocolate is hazardous because it contains the bitter alkaloid “theobromine”, a naturally occurring stimulant found in the cocoa bean, which affects the central nervous system and heart and can kill a dog. The danger depends
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