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Urinary Blockages in Cats

What is a urinary blockage? Urinary blockages in cats are often referred to as ‘blocked bladders’ and ‘urethral obstructions’. This is a common, potentially life-threatening condition, especially amongst neutered male adult cats and overweight cats. A urinary blockage can completely prevent your cat from urinating, causing damage to the urinary tract, a back-up of

Urinary Blockages in Cats2021-06-08T01:25:04+13:00

Senior Pets

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 is important to know what age-related changes look like and how to manage them appropriately, so we can ensure our pets are comfortable. When

Senior Pets2021-06-01T07:58:42+13:00

Dental disease and prevention

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 complicated and often more costly the longer it is left untreated.What is dental disease?Dental disease is caused by a bacterial infection that builds up

Dental disease and prevention2021-06-19T02:23:48+13:00

Arthritis

Arthritis can affect one or more joints anywhere in your pet's body. The most common joints affected are the hips, knees, shoulders and elbows. Most of these joints depend on a layer of cartilage acting as a cushion between two bones. Arthritis causes this cushion to deteriorate, resulting in the bones rubbing against

Arthritis2021-03-02T04:12:10+13:00

Easter hazards

Easter can be an exciting time for both adults and children. While we prepare for Easter, it is essential to keep an eye on potential dangers for your furry friend. Chocolate Chocolate contains both caffeine and theobromine (a chemical compound found in the cacao plant) which can be fatal to our pets. It

Easter hazards2021-03-16T08:48:34+13:00

How to Deal with your Dog’s Food Allergies

Allergies are a very common cause of skin problems in pets and surprisingly, approximately 10% of all skin allergy cases in dogs are food related. Seeing your dog scratch constantly, rubbing up against furniture to itch and licking their fur more than usual, could be an indication of a number of potential skin issues,

How to Deal with your Dog’s Food Allergies2019-10-01T17:17:26+13:00

How to Deal with your Dog’s Environmental Allergies

Our dogs can come into contact with all sorts of things in their environment that can potentially cause skin allergies.  A dog’s exposure to things like grass, pollens and mites can sometimes lead on to allergies and these can show up as itchy skin or other skin related problems. Atopy is the term used

How to Deal with your Dog’s Environmental Allergies2019-10-01T17:16:30+13:00

Bella’s back on the beat! How treatment has helped an elderly pet with Heart Disease

Bella is almost 16 years old and about a month ago bounced back from the brink! Bella had been boarding at a local Doggie Daycare while her owners were away. The employees found her one morning listless, dull and dehydrated. She had been terribly ill overnight so they brought her straight into our Bethlehem

Bella’s back on the beat! How treatment has helped an elderly pet with Heart Disease2019-10-01T17:14:22+13:00

Periodontal Disease: take a moment to lift your pet’s lip

Ghillie, the West Highland Terrier recently came to our clinic for a check up and dental examination. Because dogs don’t brush their teeth, bacteria and tarter can build up infecting the gums causing pain, redness, bleeding, damaging gums, ligaments or bone and eventually teeth begin to fall out. Here at VetCare Tauranga we want

Periodontal Disease: take a moment to lift your pet’s lip2019-10-01T17:13:22+13:00
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