“Mangrove Jack” brumby foal rescued off Mudflats

January 12, 2016

mangrovejack

An orphaned brumby foal was found stuck in the mudflats by some fishermen at Exmouth Station and brought in to our Exmouth Vet Clinic. He has aptly been named “Mangrove Jack”. He was a couple of days old when he was brought in and vet nurse Shayne took him under her care, even sleeping with...

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Police dog Buckley meets our Red Dog

December 4, 2014

Red Dog friend

Police Dog Buckley takes some time out to meet the other famous dog of the Pilbara – Red Dog....

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VETERINARY ULTRASOUND SERVICES in the PILBARA

October 30, 2014

My name is Natalie Rouillard, and in association with the Pets and Vets Group, I will be offering small animal veterinary ultrasound services in the Pilbara, from the Karratha Veterinary Hospital, as of February 2015. I have a special interest and experience in ultrasonography and diagnostic imaging and have passed the membership examinations of the...

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Vaccinations

October 28, 2014

Dog-getting-vaccinated-email

Vaccinations are the single most important thing you can do for your pet to ensure their ultimate health. Due to the large number of unvaccinated stray and wandering dogs and cats, if your pet is unvaccinated or under-vaccinated, they are at risk of contracting some very contagious diseases. Click here to read about vaccinating for...

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Hercules Update

October 28, 2014

Hercules 3

Hercules is doing well and is improving every day. The black skin is actually dead skin and will continue to slowly dry up and come away from the fresh new skin growing underneath over the next few weeks. We assist in this process by cutting away flaps of dead skin and keeping the wounds moist...

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Heat Stress

October 27, 2014

Heat-Stroke-3

Heatstroke (heat-stress or hyperpyrexia) is an emergency situation. Pets become heat stressed when confined in overheated enclosure such as cars with windows up, over-exercising in the heat of the day, locking pets in pens with no shade, or leaving them in a trailer can all resulted in death from heat-stress. Symptoms of heat stress are:...

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Baitings

October 27, 2014

Baitings

We were thrilled to get a follow-up visit from one of our bait-survivors from the first group of baitings in August. Our survivor ‘Xero’ is a champion obedience dog who had been travelling with his owners, when he took a bait behind the caravan park where they were staying. Xero ended up in the Exmouth Clinic...

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Illegal Exmouth Baiting

September 30, 2014

Exmouth Baiting 2

Since September, the town has been outraged by the illegal baiting of dogs. The baits appear to be small pieces of meat with a tablet inside them and have been found around the Ningaloo caravan park. Other suspicious areas are Pelew Street and Town Beach. 7 dogs have died thus far and 3 were sick...

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Itchy Skin

September 30, 2014

Cat Scratching

Does your pet exhibit any of the following symptoms? Itching Red /sore ears Greasy skin Hair loss A bad skin odour If the answer is yes to any or all of the above, then your pet could have allergies. People often suffer from hay fever and allergies during the warmer months, but did you know...

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