Mickey the cat with skin cancer

Mickey’s scrape with skin cancer2 months

Mickey is a 10-year-old cat who came into the clinic to have his nose checked for scabs that had been present for a while but …Read More

Patching up Patch2 months

Flaying is a horrible word to describe a hideous medieval torture, but it also describes an unusual injury we sometimes see in animals normally as …Read More

baby bird

Found a baby bird?2 months

This is what you need to do:   Visit Bird Rescue NZ to find local bird rescue contacts.

summer safety for pets

Summer Safety Tips2 months

Summer is coming and that means it’s time to talk about safety tips for keeping your pets happy and healthy during the hot weather. Heatstroke: …Read More

itchy dog

Itchy dog season – what you need to know3 months

Spring and summer mark a time of increased itchiness in dogs. Not only does the flea population explode, so does the pollen count which can …Read More

Sis the cat with 2 fractured femurs

Little Sis & her 2 fractured legs3 months

What’s worse than breaking your femur? Breaking both your femurs. The femur is the largest bone in the body, and breaking it is no joke. …Read More

Lucy after surgery

Lumps & Bumps – the value of checking early3 months

Too often we find lumps and bumps on animals at vaccination time that have been there for a while but have never been investigated to …Read More

Indi the senior cat whose blood tests revealed hyperthyroidism

Indi’s hidden condition4 months

The value of annual blood tests in our senior patients… Indi, a 13-year-old cat came into the Puke clinic during our senior month to have …Read More

marci rat bait poisoning

Marci’s rat bait woes4 months

A patient from earlier this year, Marci a 4-month-old ShihTzu cross puppy came in off his food, yelping as if he was in pain, and …Read More

Beat the heat with Franklin Vets

Beat the heat – get your young female cat speyed4 months

As the days start to lengthen, female cats respond by starting to come into season. This means that they are attractive to tomcats and are …Read More

pet fertiliser poisoning

Fertiliser poisoning4 months

As many households prepare their gardens for spring, we thought it might be a good time to talk about the dangers of your pets eating …Read More

return to level 2 update

Return to Level 2 Update5 months

As you will already know, the Prime Minister has advised that Auckland will return to alert Level 2 from Monday 31 August. This means that …Read More