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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Vic Park Primary School Fair

November 28, 2014

Fair 1

Saturday 8 November dawned bright and sunny as we headed off to put up our marquee at the Vic Park Primary School Centenary Fair. We set up a “surgery” in our marquee and our willing “patient” Blackie (a plush dog toy), with the broken leg, was a very well behaved patient on the day. 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

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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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Under the Microscope

September 30, 2014

Monique

Monique PoliniVictoria Park Vet Clinic Monique graduated as a vet nurse in December 2013. She did work experience at Victoria Park Vet Clinic while she was studying and ended up officially joining the team as a fully qualified nurse earlier this year. Monique loves all areas of the veterinary industry and has a special interest...

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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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Pet of the Month

September 4, 2014

Lila 1

This is Lila! Lila is an 8 year old Hamiltonstovare (Swedish Foxhound). Lila became quite unwell in August 2012 with pancreatitis and has been battling flare-ups of this condition ever since. In August 2013, she was diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus. Lila’s family are incredibly committed to her care and do an amazing job of taking...

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RSPCA Cup Cake Day

September 4, 2014

Newman Cupcake Day

Monday the 18th of August was the annual RSPCA Cupcake Day and of course the Pets & Vets Group jumped on board to help support this great cause. We had lots of yummy cupcakes on display and for sale ranging from rocky road, to chocolate cupcakes, with salted caramel and even pup cakes – we...

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