Thanks to some great nursing by both our vet nurses and his owners, Max has made a full recovery after being a very sick little dog.
We recently found a box of kittens dumped on our front door. 3 boys and a girl, tabby & white and a gorgeous black tabby, about 3-4 weeks old. Of course we all fell in love with them & vet nurse Nicole took them home to care for them overnight.
We are thrilled to have Debbie back from maternity leave.
Veterinary dentistry has progressed very quickly in the last 20 years and we now know that our pets feel pain just as much as their owners. Furthermore, dental disease causes damage to other body organs such as the heart, liver and kidneys, leading to decreased quality and longevity of life.
FELINE IMMUNEDEFICIENCY VIRUS (FIV) or Feline Aids is a virus that interferes with the immune system of a cat. It lives in the blood of an infected cat & is carried in its system throughout its life.
We have recently had a dog hospitalized at the clinic with Leptospirosis.
Lepto is a serious, often fatal disease that dogs catch from rats. Treatment requires intensive hospital care, which is made more difficult by the fact that humans can catch the disease from infected dog’s urine or blood.
This story is dear to our hearts: Mouse belonged to vets & practice owners Didier & Julie.
Blondie is a beautiful, sleek black nineteen and a half year old cat. We have known her at the Mill Road Vet Clinic since she was a kitten and have come to love her almost as much as her owners! Blondie was admitted to our hospital for a routine dental.
“Yanni” is a beautiful German Shepherd, imported from Australia as a puppy, by her very committed owners. They decided to breed from her for the first time this year. The dog that they selected to breed her with lives in Hamilton so we did multiple progesterone blood tests before she went down there, to make sure she was at the perfect stage of her cycle to conceive.
When you bring your dog in first thing in the morning a vet will do a full clinical examination to ensure that she is fit and healthy for an anaesthetic, make sure she is not coming on heat and check that she has an empty stomach.
A new vaccine has recently become available for cats, which protects against FIV, or Feline Aids