Police dog Buckley meets our Red Dog

December 4, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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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Pet of the Month – Bootsie

October 27, 2014

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Last week at South Hedland Veterinary Hospital an old pooch by the name of Bootsie was rushed to our hospital, having collapsed at home. Apparently her Dad, Colin, came home after work to find Bootsie lying outside in the front yard. Bootsie is a 16yr old Staffy, lovingly owned by Colin Valente. She is a lovely natured...

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Itchy Skin

September 30, 2014

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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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South Hedland Vet Hospital Renovations

September 4, 2014

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You may have noticed a few changes happening at South Hedland Veterinary Hospital recently – the renovations have begun! The areas surrounding the front and back of the clinic were cleared and the area was prepared for the cementing of the steel frames to go up. As you can see, the frames are up and...

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Under The Microscope

September 4, 2014

Anna Curtis TP Vet

Anna Curtis – Vet Manager Tom Price Vet Clinic In 2003 Dr Anna moved to Australia from America and completed a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences before studying Veterinary Medicine at the University of Sydney. After graduating in 2008, she moved to Queensland to work at a mixed small animal & equine practice. Last...

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