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Don't miss out on this great night out.Tickets $20 and includes all food, alcohol and entertainment! Plus there are courtesy buses free of charge leaving from Amberley, Culverden, Cheviot and Hawarden.You can get your tickets at our Cheviot and Amberley Clinics ...

Have you met Karen our new Head Nurse in the Amberley Clinic? Karen comes to North Canterbury Vets all the way from the UK. At home she worked as an emergency specialist and ICU nurse and has seen it all, there’s no doubt your pet is in safe hands with Karen. Her two rescue moggies are currently winging their way to NZ to join her and she can’t wait. Karen loves to sing-a-lon ...

Two free kittens. Kitten with white under chin is male, other kitten is female. They are around 4 weeks of age and are litter box trained. Please contact the Cheviot Clinic if you are interested in homing these two cuties.   ...

While there are still a few final farms to complete their testing, below are the approximate district averages. Currently the overall district average of 6-week in calf rates are sitting at 65%. Overall empty rate of approx. 19-20% which is very sobering! Contact us to discuss the following areas: Ø  Conception rate  Ø  Age group comparisons Ø  Heat detection analysis Ø  Com ...

UPDATE - This event has reached capacity and we are no longer able to accept further bookings. However, if you are interested in finding out more about the outcomes of the evening please contact Di Bethall - 027 889 9102 Calling all key decision makers on properties where cattle are coming and going over the winter months. This workshop will give you the opportunity to discus ...

As Easter approaches and we start to think of the Easter Bunny let us also give a thought to our own pet rabbits. Sadly I had the experience of judging at a school pet day a few years ago where an unvaccinated rabbit died suddenly before judging with confirmed Rabbit calicivirus disease.  Fortunately all the other rabbits at the pet day had been vaccinated so no further deaths ...

North Canterbury Veterinary Clinic founder Noel McGirr has recently retired. Noel spoke to The North Canterbury News to share some stories about his time as a vet. Read his story here - http://www.ncnews.co.nz/community/adventures-of-a-country-vet/ ...

With incredibly hot temperatures expected over the next few days it is crucial that we check regularly on our animals and in particular our dogs. We had a patient in last week affected by heat stroke. Here is some advice on how to manage dogs in the heat and what to do if signs of heat stroke are seen: Access to water that dogs can get in to cool off in regularly is es ...

What do you all do from here? Are my grazed out calves safe? Can I buy in cows? Should I stop buying bulls for mating? Can I test my R2 heifers when they come home? So many questions and uncertainty! Below are some review comments from the Ashburton meeting; - To date 65,000 tests have been done, 400 trace properties tested, 7 infected herds already culled.- Plan ...

North Canterbury Vet Clinics in conjunction with Beef and Lamb New Zealand are running workshops in your area over February and March. These free sessions will give you the skills you need to understand the importance of flock nutrition and feed requirements on your farm, as well as how to successfully body condition score your own flock. Places on the workshop are limited, so ...

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North Canterbury Veterinary Clinics operates four clinics throughout the Hurunui region.