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Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the November edition of 'What's Up in the District'.

See Link at bottom of page for link to PDF on article written by Ben Hodgson & Anne Ridler - "Brucella ovis in rams - information for New Zealand farmers" 1.  Never buy a ram without seeing a current B. ovis accreditation certificate. There are still reasonable numbers of rams being sold around the country from breeders with no accreditation program in place. Don’t assume ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the Oct/Nov edition of our Companion Animal Newsletter, 'Paws for a Moment'. In this newsletter we look at:  Fleas Win with Bravecto Fleas for CatsOur exciting new technologyand more... Paws for a Moment ...

Did you know that the fleas that live on your pet represent 5% of the total flea population, with the other 95% living in the environment, in various stages of development. Not the nicest of thoughts! Fleas are the most common external parasite of cats and dogs and their control is becoming a challenge for veterinarians and owners. The flea has evolved and is extremely resista ...

The scientists at Bayer Animal Health have developed an exciting new flea collar technology to keep cats and dogs protected from irritating flea bites and combat ticks for 8 continuous months – that’s season after season of flea and tick treatments in one easy application!  Seresto®collars are made from an innovative solid polymer matrix material which allows a slow, controlle ...

We have recently seen an increased number of GDV cases so thought it was timely that we should let you know that we can help with this devastating condition by performing a preventative gastropexy on at risk dogs (i.e. those with a first degree relative that has had a GDV and large breed, deep chested dogs). Contact your nearest NCVC clinic for further information. Several yea ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the September edition of 'What's Up in the District'.

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the June edition of 'What's Up in the District'.

LINK from Dairy NZ Website We’ve been getting questions from you recently about how best to manage mating, and specifically purchasing bulls, in relation to the Mycoplasma bovis risk. In a nutshell, the questions come down to ‘how do I test for M. bovis in a bull and what test is best?’ We’ve talked to many experts, both in-house and at CRV, LIC and MPI to understand what test ...

It is with much sadness that we announce the resignation of Zena Chart after 35 years’ service with NCVETS. Zena joined NCVETS from high school and began vet nursing / reception duties at the Waikari clinic.  She has worked with many of the veterinarians and staff over her time with the business and they have provided numerous happy and lasting memories. Travelling the Sth Isl ...

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