Dot – Parvovirus Survivor

September 30, 2014

Karratha - Dot

Dot is an excitable, bouncy, medium mixed-breed puppy, but it was a different story when staff at Karratha Veterinary Hospital met Dot for the first time. She presented as a three-month-old puppy with lethargy, dehydration, diarrhoea and vomiting. Tests revealed that she was parvovirus positive, despite not socializing with other dogs or going for walks....

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Under the Microscope

September 30, 2014

Monique

Monique PoliniVictoria Park Vet Clinic Monique graduated as a vet nurse in December 2013. She did work experience at Victoria Park Vet Clinic while she was studying and ended up officially joining the team as a fully qualified nurse earlier this year. Monique loves all areas of the veterinary industry and has a special interest...

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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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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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South Hedland Vet Hospital Renovations

September 4, 2014

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You may have noticed a few changes happening at South Hedland Veterinary Hospital recently – the renovations have begun! The areas surrounding the front and back of the clinic were cleared and the area was prepared for the cementing of the steel frames to go up. As you can see, the frames are up and...

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Dr Lucy attends ASAVA Conference

September 4, 2014

Lucy at the conference

Dr Lucy from Newman Vet Clinic attended the ASAVA (Australian Small Animal Veterinary Association) 41st Annual Conference on the Gold Coast in August. The conference focused on ophthalmology (eyes), clinical pathology (blood, urine and faecal testing) and endocrinology (hormonal diseases).  These are medical problems that we encounter and treat on a daily basis at the...

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Pet of the Month

September 4, 2014

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This is Lila! Lila is an 8 year old Hamiltonstovare (Swedish Foxhound). Lila became quite unwell in August 2012 with pancreatitis and has been battling flare-ups of this condition ever since. In August 2013, she was diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus. Lila’s family are incredibly committed to her care and do an amazing job of taking...

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Watch for Snakes

September 4, 2014

Guiness

Spring has sprung and so have the snakes. This a photo of Guiness, a young inquisitive Staffy, who was recently enjoying the sunshine with her owners at the dog beach end of Middleton Beach. She disappeared into the sand dunes for a brief moment and when her owner caught up with her, she was entangled...

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Grass Seed Season

September 4, 2014

Ebbie grass seed

Springtime is the beginning of “grass seed season ” at the vet clinic. This photo shows a grass seed that was recently removed from Ebbie’s ear, a dog that recently came in to Lockyer avenue vet hospital shaking her head. A grass seed was removed under general anaesthetic from her ear canal and fortunately it...

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Karratha Vet Mobile Service

September 4, 2014

Rick Fenny

As you probably all know by now, Dr Rick Fenny, Red Dog’s Vet, has returned to the Pilbara, and has seen a large number of clients already as part of Karratha Vet’s mobile service. He is servicing the Roebourne, Sampson, Wickham, Dampier and Pannawonica areas. Dr Rick has also been working hard on getting the...

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