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...
Dental disease in cats and dogs

Dental disease in cats and dogs

Written by Dr Nina Bos of Tauranga, Te Puna, Katikati, Papamoa Village Vets One of the most common problems we see in small animals is dental disease. Most owner do not realise their pet’s teeth are in less-than-optimal condition and we usually pick these problems up...
Keep pets happy and calm this Guy Fawkes

Keep pets happy and calm this Guy Fawkes

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. Fireworks can cause anxiety and stress in our animals, as well as be the cause of horrific injuries to not just pets,...
Top Tips: Staying safe in the summer

Top Tips: Staying safe in the summer

Written by Philly from Papamoa Village Vets. We have all been feeling the heat lately, including our pets. Here are some safety tips to help our pets get through summer. -A walk to beach may seem like a great idea to help your dog cool down, but first you need to test...