Worming cats and dogs

Worming cats and dogs

Written by Veterinarian Dr Katherine Hansen, Tauranga Te Puna Katikati Papamoa Village Vets Worming our cats and dogs is often not prioritised, however recent studies have shown we should take a more diligent approach.  Research has shown that human infestation with...
Holidays and your pets

Holidays and your pets

Written by July Hebbel – Marketing and Communications at Tauranga Vets  With summer just around the corner and our beautiful country to explore, many of us will be thinking about heading away from home.  Whether you are booking your pet into an animal boarding...
Coughing cats

Coughing cats

By Dr Len Paki of Katikati Vets Over the summer we had several cases of cats brought in to see us because they had started coughing. The owners often describe the cough as anything from occasional to several violent coughs in a row. Most of these cases present as...
Lifestyle Chickens

Lifestyle Chickens

Written by Katherine Hansen Chickens are a wonderful small animal to keep, with the added bonus of fresh eggs in the morning.  If you haven’t kept chickens before there are a few things to consider first. Chickens can be grouped into commercial hybrids and heritage...