Miracle Delivery

March 9, 2016

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A Newman vet pulled off a miracle last week, delivering five puppies in an emergency midnight caesarean for local pooch Bella in the most trying of circumstances last week.     Lucy van der Weide worked hard through the night with vet nurse Haylee Martin to resuscitate the puppies and manage the mother’s anaesthetic, all the while...

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“Mangrove Jack” brumby foal rescued off Mudflats

January 12, 2016

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An orphaned brumby foal was found stuck in the mudflats by some fishermen at Exmouth Station and brought in to our Exmouth Vet Clinic. He has aptly been named “Mangrove Jack”. He was a couple of days old when he was brought in and vet nurse Shayne took him under her care, even sleeping with...

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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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Pet of the Month – Mrs Peel

November 28, 2014

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This is Mrs. Peel, who presented to Lockyer Avenue Vet Hospital with a history of gagging and coughing. Mrs. Peel spends most of her time indoors, however one week earlier she had ventured outside and eaten some grass. She returned inside 30 minutes later showing symptoms of gagging and coughing. We gave her a general...

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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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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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