• Top tips for car travel with anxious dogs

    Some dogs lose their mind with excitement when it comes to going for a ride in the car (car = dog park!), while others can lose their mind with fear or stress.  Here are some top tips to he... Read More
  • Holiday vaccination reminder

    As many of you plan your holidays, your pets are oblivious to theirs! If your pets are going to the boarding kennels or cattery, ensure you find out from your particular ‘pet hotel’ ex... Read More
  • Leptospirosis

    In New Zealand Leptospirosis is a significant zoonotic disease risk (humans can contract it from animals) and as such its management is a very important aspect of health and safety when work... Read More
  • Facial eczema in sheep

    Facial Eczema is a fungal disease that causes lowered production, photosensitivity and/or death due to liver injury. For growth and formation of toxic fungal spores on pasture, warm and wet cond... Read More
  • Looking ahead

    Possible animal health issues and tasks to consider and reminders for December an January include…   Dairy Book in for early pregnancy scanning , ideally six weeks after end... Read More
  • Keeping our pets safe at Christmas

    Here are some tips to keeping your Christmas festive and fun but vet free… Many common foods and snacks we humans enjoy can be dangerous to our pets. Animals digest and metabolise food di... Read More
  • Early pregnancy testing of dairy herds

    Once the rush of the last few months has started to subside it’s time to think about how successful the season has been. The mating period that we are currently in will set the scene fo... Read More
  • Lameness in dairy cows

    Lameness costs the New Zealand (NZ) dairy industry many millions of dollars every year. The obvious costs of lameness include labour and vet costs for treatment, drugs and hoof blocks, reduced m... Read More
  • Remember me...

    Cats may be able to get under your feet when they are hungry and dogs nudge you for attention, however our pockets pets, such as rabbits, guinea pigs, rats and mice often go unnoticed. Once the ... Read More
  • Welcoming a new kitten into your home

    Introduction So, you’ve adopted a kitten for Christmas! While you definitely know how cute and fluffy they are, and you’re adamant about which treats and accessories you want to ... Read More

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