It’s a dog’s tail…

As of 1st October 2018, it will be an offence to dock the tail of any dog in New Zealand.   There have been restrictions over this practice for many years now, however in spring this year it will become illegal to perform this practice. For veterinarians, we are still able to perform tail amputations […]

July is DENTAL month!

Does your dog or cat have bad breath? It might be more than just eating something disgusting! Unfortunately, bad breath is often just the tip of the iceberg with what is going on in our pet’s mouths. Over 85% of dogs and cats over the age of 4 years have dental disease. Periodontal (dental) disease […]

Is your tabby tubby or your puppy pudgy?

Did you know? 1 in 2 cats and dogs are overweight. Obesity is linked to more than 20 illnesses We all want happy, healthy pets and with winter upon us what better time to wane their waistlines. For the month of June, we will be running an in-store promotion to help encourage owners to shed […]

M. bovis – Precautions for calf rearing

If you plan to buy or sell calves or milk over the coming months, here are some simple steps you can take to reduce the risk of spreading Mycoplasma bovis (M. bovis) as well as other diseases. Thanks to DairyNZ for the up to date information they are making available to all farmers. M. bovis […]

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