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Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the March edition of 'Rural Round Up'. In this newsletter we cover:  Grass StaggersRed Root PoisoningPregnancy TestingTeasers in Hoggets And more. Rural Round Up ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the Feb/Mar edition of our Companion Animal Newsletter, 'Paws for a Moment'. In this newsletter we look at:  Nutrition for your petOur competition winnersHow to win a Barker's Hamperand more... Paws for a Moment ...

Have you ever wondered what is the 'right' food for your cat or dog? What percentage of protein should it contain? How long should they be on puppy/kitten food for? What about bones for dogs? Is your dog allergic to something? All and more of these questions are answered in the article below by Ebeneze Spamers, a vet in our Amberley Clinic. For many years “Tux biscuits and do ...

In the last couple of weeks, two rural properties in our area have recorded cases of Canine Parvovirus (Parvo).

Parvo is a particularly nasty virus that affects the gut and bone marrow of affected dogs and can be fatal. It lasts a long time in the environment – months, and only certain disinfectants kill it when cleaning out kennels (we use Sterigene, Vircon or bleach).

 

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the December edition of 'Rural Round Up'. In this newsletter we cover:  Flystrike SeasonDog poisonings Ill thrift in lambs Rural Round Up ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the November edition of 'What's Up in the District'. In this newsletter we cover:  Pregnancy Testing RatesSick CalvesSudden Gut 'accidents' in cowsSending Cull Cows to Slaughter and more... What's Up in the District ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the Dec/Jan edition of our Companion Animal Newsletter, 'Paws for a Moment'. In this newsletter we look at:  VaccinationsWin a FitBark 2 for you & your dogPet InsuranceCat Handling for a vet visitand more... Paws for a Moment ...

Coming to the vet clinic can be stressful for cats. There are some things we can do to minimise the stress associated with being put in the carrier and coming to the vet. Firstly the choice of carrier is important:- Large enough that the cat can stand and turn around- Sturdy and able to be opened from top and front- A carrier that the top half comes off is good. The cat can be ...

Have you thought about a Pet health insurance policy and annual health check? Health Insurance - Every week we have animals with injuries or health problems that we could do so much more for if cost was taken out of the equation. We regularly have pets that are put to sleep for financial reasons after injury or sickness. Insuring your pet gives you the liberty to give them the ...

Why vaccinate your pets? Vaccination gives your pet immunity to diseases that are hard to treat, possibly fatal and/or with long term health consequences. Vaccines utilize the dog, cat or rabbits own immune system to prevent disease The vaccines we use have very few if any side effects and adverse responses are very rarely seen. Vaccination visits also give your veterina ...

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