Baitings

October 27, 2014

Baitings

We were thrilled to get a follow-up visit from one of our bait-survivors from the first group of baitings in August. Our survivor ‘Xero’ is a champion obedience dog who had been travelling with his owners, when he took a bait behind the caravan park where they were staying. Xero ended up in the Exmouth Clinic...

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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 – 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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Hercules – Pilbara Hero

October 3, 2014

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Hercules was brought in by the local police to see Dr Rick Fenny at Roebourne Vet Clinic on the 30th September after sustaining horrific injuries. He has suffered severe burns to 20 percent of his body with bleeding injuries to his eyes, ears, mouth and paws. Dr Rick Fenny gave him pain relief, placed him...

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Pilbara Baiting Program

September 30, 2014

Just a friendly reminder that a wild dog aerial baiting program has commenced in the Pilbara. This will be carried out during the month of September. Poison baits are extremely toxic to pet dogs and can result in death. The baits will remain toxic for several months. For more information contact the Newman Vet...

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Illegal Exmouth Baiting

September 30, 2014

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Since September, the town has been outraged by the illegal baiting of dogs. The baits appear to be small pieces of meat with a tablet inside them and have been found around the Ningaloo caravan park. Other suspicious areas are Pelew Street and Town Beach. 7 dogs have died thus far and 3 were sick...

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Under the Microscope

September 30, 2014

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LucyNewman Veterinary Hospital September marks Dr. Lucy’s 2 years as veterinary manager at the Newman Veterinary Hospital.  Lucy’s strong veterinary interests include reconstructive surgery, dermatology and infectious disease. Lucy and her partner Mitch have a border collie Mieke who comes to work every day and also happens to be one of the clinic blood donors! ...

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Under the Microscope

September 30, 2014

Sarah

SarahLockyer Avenue Veterinary Hospital Sarah has been working at Lockyer Avenue Veterinary Hospital since the start of 2011 and loving it. Since she was a little girl, Sarah has wanted to be a veterinary nurse and the start to this dream was made possible by doing work experience at our clinic. Sarah showed such potential that...

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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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Dexter – Gwarder Bite Survivor

September 30, 2014

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Dexter and his adopted brother Brax are inquisitive dogs, whose noses are constantly leading them into trouble. Despite their owner’s dissuasion, they’d taken to chasing ‘Ta-Ta’ lizards and frogs around the garden. One afternoon they upped their game though, with the addition of a ‘Gwarder’, or Western Brown snake, and tore it into three pieces....

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