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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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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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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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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Under The Microscope

September 4, 2014

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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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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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Obesity Facts

September 4, 2014

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Dogs are more likely to encounter weight control problems than cats. Animals at greater risk are female, older, poorly exercised, “only” pets (i.e. single pet households). Obesity is associated with medical problems such as osteoarthritis, cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance, liver disease & increased surgical risk. The overweight pet has a shorter life span & poorer...

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Nutrition with Hill’s Weight Loss Food

September 4, 2014

Hills Pet Nutrition is introducing an exciting new product for weight loss. Just like the human epidemic, almost 50% of our pet population is overweight. Even a little extra weight can lead to serious health problems such as heart disease. A pet’s quality of life and relationship with its family is also impacted because the...

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