It can be difficult to watch our pets aging and especially hard when they develop age-related conditions. It is however unavoidable and as time passes and they become ‘senior pets’ they will be facing various challenges.
Is your cat or dog over 6? Book an Adult Wellness Check and Save! Our Adult Wellness Checks makes providing the best care for your cat or dog simple and more affordable.
What exactly is a Veterinary Technologist? Shontelle Thomas explains!
Unfortunately, in NZ Vet clinics operate with no government subsidy but provide a similar standard of professional medical service for our animals that we as humans would receive from our own medical care. So, when an unexpected trip to the vet arises it can often leave our wallets feeling a little bare.
Just like us, a healthy mouth in our pets is vital for a long and healthy life. Unfortunately, dental disease is one of the most common problems seen in cats and dogs with up to 70% of pets over the age of three, suffering from the disease.
Does your cat sneeze or cough? Or does it have sore, squinty eyes? These could be signs of cat flu. Cat flu or snuffles is a common disease that affects cats of all ages who are unvaccinated.
Ultrasound is an invaluable tool especially when other diagnostic technologies like CT or MRI are either not available or not affordable. We are extremely fortunate to have Dr Sonia McCaw on our team here at Tauranga, Te Puna, Katikati, Papamoa Village Vets, who is highly knowledgeable, experienced and skilled in ultrasonography.
Make ear health a priority. Maintaining your pet’s ear health is easy!
If you’ve just welcomed a new pet into your household, there’s no doubt you’ll want to give them the very best start to life. There may be some nerves (from both human and animal) as well as plenty to think about and be prepared for.
Three Bay of Plenty pets have been crowned the ‘Biggest Losers’ after beating out some tough competition at Tauranga, Te Puna, Katikati, Papamoa Village Vets’ inaugural healthy weight loss program.