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9 03, 2020

Top Tips: How to handle cat anxiety and stress

By |March 9th, 2020|Cats, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cats are adaptable creatures but sometimes a change in lifestyle or being confronted by certain situations can put them under stress. It can be difficult for cat owners to identify stress and anxiety if they are unaware of the signs to look for.

27 02, 2020

On becoming Cat Friendly…

By |February 27th, 2020|Cats|0 Comments

It all started with 100 crazy cat vets in one conference room. The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) conference was a “Cat Only” medicine conference, and this was the first time I had heard of the Cat Friendly Clinic initiative.

25 02, 2020

Barber’s Pole worm in Sheep and Goats

By |February 25th, 2020|Goats, Sheep|0 Comments

At present, our vets are seeing a number of Barber’s Pole outbreaks in sheep and goat flocks in the Western Bay of Plenty.

18 02, 2020

Top Tips: Training your puppy

By |February 18th, 2020|Dogs|0 Comments

Taking on a new puppy can be in equal parts exciting and daunting. A badly behaved puppy will soon turn into a not-so-well behaved dog, which can have serious consequences. We’ve compiled a list of Top Tips, to help steer you in the right direction when training your puppy.

9 02, 2020

Top Tips: Staying safe in the summer

By |February 9th, 2020|Cats, Dogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We have all been feeling the heat lately, including our pets. Here are some safety tips to help our pets get through summer.

2 02, 2020

The story of little Molly – why having pet insurance paid off in a big way!

By |February 2nd, 2020|Dogs|0 Comments

A very unfortunate event, just before Christmas has turned into a long but successful recovery for little Molly, a gorgeous Pomeranian cross puppy.

Tracey arrived with Molly at our Tauranga clinic entrance just as our doors were opening at 8 am – a few days out from Christmas.

Molly had jumped out of Tracey’s arms as she was putting her down, but landed in a funny way when she did so. “She let out a yelp

23 01, 2020

Great recovery follows surgery – with a bit of help from a fellow canine

By |January 23rd, 2020|Dogs|0 Comments

Cooper came to us before Christmas in not very good shape, however we are pleased to report that after a big surgery and a bit of help from a fellow canine he is back to his normal self.

9 01, 2020

Teams come together – donations and supplies heading to Australia

By |January 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The teams at Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puna and Papamoa Village Vets have come together with other veterinary professionals, businesses and everyday kiwis, filling boxes with desperately needed medical supplies to help the wounded wildlife in Australia.

16 12, 2019

Pets and the festive season – Quick Tips

By |December 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The festive season is definitely upon us, but along with the merriness, food and drinks galore and gift-giving, as pet owners we need to be mindful and extra vigilant about our furry friends and the best ways to keep them healthy, happy and safe. Our Quick Tips list below will hopefully help you have a wonderful, stress-free silly season.

1 12, 2019

Top tips: Dental Health in cats and dogs

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

Just like us, our pets are at risk of dental disease. Plaque (the furry feeling on our teeth) is a bacterium that grows and if left on the teeth it calcifies and turns rock hard into tartar. On average 80% of cats and dogs have a degree of dental disease by the age of 3 years.

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