senior dog

The Value in Health Checks for your Senior Pets1 week

Many of us can already relate to the effects of ageing, where the mind is willing, but the body is not. Ageing is the effect …Read More

Max after his operation

Max’s swollen ear1 week

Max woke up one day with a swollen, very sore ear. Inside the ear felt OK but the pinna (cone of the ear) was blown …Read More

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Help! My cat is peeing everywhere…1 week

Does this sound familiar? Inappropriate house-soiling (or peeing or pooping in the wrong place) is the number one cause of re-homing and euthanasia in cats. …Read More

Ari boxer colitis

Diagnosing Boxer Colitis1 month

Ari is a 10-month-old female Boxer who came into our Pukekohe clinic suffering from diarrhoea for about a week, sometimes with blood seen in the …Read More

overweight pets

Overweight pets1 month

Obesity is one of the most common health problems seen by veterinarians. Overweight pets have a shorter life expectancy when compared to those that are …Read More

weimaraner puppy

What is a parvo titre test and why should I do it?2 months

Now that text reminders are starting again, those of you with 6-month-old puppies may receive a text reminder about parvovirus titre testing. So, what does …Read More

TPLO cruciate surgery

TPLO surgery for dogs with cruciate injuries2 months

Cruciate ligament injury is the most common cause of hind leg lameness in dogs. We see dogs with strained, ruptured, or degenerate cruciate ligaments virtually …Read More


COVID-19 Level 2 Update for Pets2 months

As of Thursday morning, we will be welcoming you back into our clinics for consults and retail sales. Our teams are really looking forward to …Read More


Rapid return to work for broken farm dog2 months

Jock is a very excitable 9-month old Border Collie cross farm dog, who fell off a bike recently and fractured his hind leg. As usual, …Read More

fat cat on scales

Let’s talk body condition scores2 months

Everyone has been in some form of lockdown or another for the last 5 weeks, and this will continue for some weeks yet. There has …Read More

covid 19 level 3

What does Level 3 mean to our services?2 months

As we move to Level 3 next Tuesday there are some changes to the services we can provide.  Operating under level 3 We will be …Read More

dalmatian with dog collar

How to properly fit a collar on your dog3 months

We have had many dogs slip out of their collars during lockdown since owners, unfortunately, haven’t been able to come into the clinic with their …Read More