Pet Articles

  • Hot-spots

    Nov 14 2021

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    Hot-spots are a common problem amongst dogs, and some breeds like golden retrievers, labradors, and rottweilers may be more susceptible to these than others. What is a hot spot? A…

  • Hot Weather & Heatstroke

    Nov 14 2021

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    We all love spending quality time with our pets on a hot summer’s day. However, we need to stay vigilant in summer, as the warmer weather can expose our pets…

  • Christmas & New Year’s Hazards

    Nov 14 2021

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    The silly season is an exciting time of year, with Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations giving us plenty of reasons to let loose and celebrate. With an increase of…

  • Barbecue & Picnic Hazards

    Nov 14 2021

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    With the sun shining and beautiful warm weather upon us – who can resist a picnic or barbecue with friends!? It is a wonderful opportunity to spend time outdoors and…

  • Parasites

    Aug 31 2021

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    As the weather warms up, we start to see more parasite problems for all sorts of pets. Here are some of the more common parasites we come across, as well…

  • Itchy skin and ear infections

    Aug 31 2021

    townandcountryvsnz | Pet Articles

    Around springtime, we often see an increase in itchy skin (dermatitis) and ear infections in dogs and cats. How to spot itchy skin You should know almost right away if…

  • Senior Pets

    May 17 2021

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    Aging is an unavoidable part of life, and when it comes to our pets, some will age without any major issues, and some will need a little extra TLC. It…

  • Dental disease and prevention

    May 17 2021

    townandcountryvsnz | Pet Articles

    Dental disease is one of the most common but preventable diseases in pets. It is not only painful and uncomfortable, but the procedure to clean and remove teeth becomes more…

  • Winter Grooming

    May 17 2021

    townandcountryvsnz | Pet Articles

    Grooming your pet is just as important in winter as it is during the rest of the year – it’s not just about looking good, but promoting good health and…

  • Travelling with pets

    Mar 09 2021

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    Whether you are going on a holiday or just a road trip, it is important to make sure your pet is comfortable. Here are our top tips on travelling with…