Our Vets love to share their experiences, knowledge and stories.
Mycoplasma bovis is a bacterium that causes disease in cattle including mastitis that is resistant to treatment, severe pneumonia, arthritis, and late-term abortion. Last month the disease was confirmed in a South Canterbury dairy farm. Franklin Vets has been asked …Read More
The latest newsletter from the large animal team at Franklin Vets with some articles, opinion pieces, and even a competition! Futureproof your herd with our CalfWOF service BVD – the next step Win a g-shock watch 10 tips for handling …Read More
Equine survey feedback2 weeks
Firstly, thanks to all of you who responded to our recent survey. We had a really encouraging number of responses and we were humbled by some of the amazing feedback we received. While responses were generally positive, we always have …Read More
Brachycephalic dogs are those with short noses, such as Bulldogs and Pugs. These dogs have issues with their respiratory passages as a result of their shortened muzzle, which results in the snorting and gurgling noises that they often make. The …Read More
Elbow dysplasia2 weeks
Elbow dysplasia is not a single condition, but a collection of several conditions (a syndrome) affecting the elbow joint, that can result in elbow arthritis and degenerative joint disease. It is a common syndrome affecting mostly large breeds of dog. …Read More
At our recent Equine Information evening, Dr Kara Watson gave an informative talk on all you need to know about equine emergencies and first aid. This covers: Being prepared What is an emergency and when to call Franklin Vets Equine …Read More
At our recent Equine Information evening, Dr Katie Kindleysides BVSc gave a very interesting talk on all you need to know about drenching and worm control in horses. If you would like to see this presentation again, watch the movie …Read More
Wound Management3 weeks
Wounds come in a variety of shapes and sizes, from a variety of causes. Some are best treated by open wound management, in which the wound is cleaned and normally dressed regularly, while the tissue heals over a period of …Read More
Come along to our free information evening and hear firsthand from our vets how to deal with spring emergencies and other seasonal issues.
MPI is currently responding to the detection of the cattle disease, Mycoplasma bovis in a large dairy herd in South Canterbury. The bacterial disease is found globally, but to-date, New Zealand has been in the privileged position of being free …Read More
Spring First Aid Seminar1 month
Come along to our free information evening and hear firsthand from our vets how to deal with spring emergencies and other seasonal issues. The normal birth process, when to intervene or call for help Metabolic diseases – what to look …Read More