"Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth!" Periodontal disease is one of the most common health problems in companion animals and is often overlooked! It is estimated that 80% of all dogs and 70% of all cats older than 3years of age suffer from some form of dental disease. What causes dental disease? … Continue reading Dental Disease
24 February 2017 is WORLD SPAY DAY To find out how you can get involved in contributing towards welfare spays for animals in townships, please don't hesitate to contact one of our clinics! What is spaying and neutering of dogs and cats? It is the surgical removal of the reproductive organs of dogs or cats. Why … Continue reading Sterilisation in dogs and cats
"What a beautiful world it would be, if people had hearts like dogs." How would I know if my dog has a heart condition? The most common heart condition is valvular insufficiency in which case your vet will sometimes but not always pick up a heart murmur during routine examinations. A heart murmur does not mean that … Continue reading February: Heart awareness month
‘PROBABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT THING AN OWNER CAN DO FOR THEIR PUPPY’ This is essential to ensure happy, relaxed, well-behaved and confident dogs that will fit into their home environment. The main aim is to improve the relationship between you and your puppy, and to build your puppy’s confidence. Between the ages of 8 and 16 … Continue reading PUPPY SOCIALISATION
GOING INTO THE KENNELS? Make sure that their vaccinations are up to date and double check with your kennels if there are any specific vaccinations that they require, such as the Kennel Cough vaccine. Often boarding kennels need proof of vaccinations, so don’t forget their vaccine books! We can also provide you with a vaccination … Continue reading ARE YOU AND YOUR PETS READY FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON?