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The Importance of Dental Care for Pets

The Importance of Dental Care for Pets

The most common question we receive as a veterinary practice is: “Why does my pet have bad breath?” Second only to that question is: “Is it normal for my pet to have bad breath?”

Read on… this is an important topic and we need your help, as a pet owner, to learn how to look after your pet’s teeth.

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Home Tips for Pet Dental Care

Home Tips for Pet Dental Care

These effective home dental care tips means that time between dental cleanings will be longer.  It also means that the cleaning will be less invasive with shorter anaesthetic time and will therefore be cheaper for the pet owner.  

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Nail Care for Cats and Dogs

Nail Care for Cats and Dogs

Photo Source: pxhere.com Grooming your pets is important and as a pet owner, it is your duty of care to keep your pet and their nails in the best possible condition.  While this includes looking after their skin and fur, this article will run through the...

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Stress Free Vet Visits

Stress Free Vet Visits

The Village Vet understand that a vet visit can be a stressful event. Our staff are trained to help, we have separate cat/dog consult rooms and a heap of tips and tricks to make it a smoother experience for you and your pet. Read on to find out our suggestions.

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Pet Injury and Prevention

Pet Injury and Prevention

Photo Credit: pxhere.com Kids will be kids and that applies to our fur-kids too.  So, when it comes to injuries and doing our best to prevent them, is there really anything you can do?  Well, no… and yes.  Read on to find out. Lameness...

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Operations & Recovery for Your Pet 

Operations & Recovery for Your Pet 

Getting ready for surgery can be just as important as the post-surgery recovery.   Here are some ideas from MSD Animal Health on what will help you through this process. Due to illness, disease or trauma, your pet may one day require surgery. While...

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Lilies – The Toxic Flower to Cats

Lilies – The Toxic Flower to Cats

Lilies are becoming especially popular as a gift but the flowers that are sold are exceedingly toxic to cats. Most cat owners and florists are unaware of lily intoxication as a potential cause of kidney (renal) failure in cats.

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Radioactive Iodine (I-131) Therapy

Radioactive Iodine (I-131) Therapy

Photo Credit: pxhere.com Radioactive iodine (I-131) therapy is the gold standard treatment for feline hyperthyroidism and is very effective with few side-effects. Dr Martine Perkins has incorporated a state of the art, Gammasonics treatment room into the Killara...

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