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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Christmas Pet Care

November 28, 2014

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Santa Clause is about to make his deliveries and we are delivering a warning message to all dog owners – KEEP ALL CHOCOLATE OUT OF PAW’S REACH! Cats are less likely to be interested in sweet treats but you should be aware that dogs might seek out EVERY morsel of chocolate! There is a derivative...

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Red Dog reminder returns to Pilbara

November 18, 2014

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Much like Red Dog himself, the much loved wanderer’s original collar has done the rounds and has now been returned to its rightful home in the Pilbara. Read the full story...

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Coming Of Age – Karratha Forum

October 31, 2014

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The ‘Coming of Age’ City of Karratha Economic Forum will be help on Thursday, November 6, at the Hyatt Regency Perth. Register at www.comingofage.com.au or read on for more...

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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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Best of Karratha Awards

October 27, 2014

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The fifth annual ‘Best of Karratha Awards’ brought together local businesses to acknowledge their contribution to the City of Karratha. After receiving more than 10,000 votes from the public, the winners were announced at a ceremony at Bali Garden Restaurant, on Tuesday the 7th of October. We are pleased to announce that Karratha Vet Hospital...

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Under the Microscope

September 30, 2014

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Bree MarshVeterinary Nurse – Karratha Veterinary Hospital Bree grew up in Bunbury, before moving to Perth to complete her Animal Studies course and commencing work as a trainee veterinary nurse while studying a certificate IV in Veterinary nursing. She moved to Karratha for a scenery change and joined the Karratha Veterinary Hospital team in February...

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