Tararua Vets has the capacity to care for many different species of animals.  Within our team of experienced veterinarians, you will find those that are dedicated to our furry friends, ensuring you get the best vet for the job. 

This area of the website is dedicated to pet owners.  It contains information that has been written or selected by our companion animal vets to help you care for your pets.

We will continually update existing and add new articles to build a free resource of information.


Latest Pet Articles

  • Case of the month


    Mangy Moss Moss is an eight-year-old, beardie huntaway who had been diagnosed and treated for demodectic mange when he was younger. He was

  • Karaka Berry Poisoning


    Karaka berries are ripening and falling to the ground from January to April. The kernels of the berries contain a highly toxic alkaloid that can be

  • Prescription medicines


    As of January 2020, legislation has been updated determining the length of time medications can be prescribed for without subsequent consultations:

  • Medial luxating patella in dogs: Graham’s story


    Graham (not his real name) came in to the clinic as a limping puppy. His owner complained that he periodically held his right back leg up for short

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