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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Vic Park Primary School Fair

November 28, 2014

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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

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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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Puppy Classes

October 27, 2014

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Did you know that we run Puppy Classes at our Victoria Park Vet Clinic? 8-16 weeks of age is the optimal age for your puppy to learn. Socialisation is so important during this time as they absorb so much. We discuss all stages of your puppy’s life including health care (such as vaccinations, worming and...

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‘Lucky’ Nowland

October 27, 2014

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Lucky, a 7-month-old Border Collie X Kelpie, was brought into us because his owners suspected he had recently eaten some Nurofen tablets. It turned out that he had in fact eaten one aspirin tablet and 11 Nurofen tablets. Ibuprofen can be highly toxic to dogs and cats and must not be given to dogs or...

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Under the Microscope – Dr Eric Rozitis

October 17, 2014

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Eric graduated from Murdoch University in 2010. He has interests in both medical and surgical cases but especially enjoys performing surgery and challenging himself daily. Orthopaedic surgeries are a particular interest. Eric travelled to northern India and Nepal at the end of 2013 and volunteered with Vets Beyond Borders to perform countless daily sterilizations procedures...

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Lathlain Renovations

September 30, 2014

Lathlain Renovations

As many of you know, Lathlain has been undergoing renovations since early this year. We have literally doubled our clinic size and are now equipped with much better facilities including a new theatre, a dedicated x-ray room, separate dog and cat hospital wards and 3 consult rooms! We have also incorporated a small dividing wall...

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