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Coronavirus: the animal to human connection


Coronavirus is a virus passed from animals to humans. This transfer of disease between species is called zoonoses. There are more than three dozen we can catch directly through touch and more than four dozen that result from bites. Bacteria and viruses that are deadly to one type of creature can evolve quickly to infect […]



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Veterinarian Dr Pol accused of negligence


Veterinarian Dr Pol, star of the hugely popular TV show ‘The Incredible Dr Pol’, has been placed on professional probation for negligence. American veterinarian Jan Pol, 77, who claims to have attended to more than 20 000 animals, was accused of negligence after performing surgery on a dog and when treating a wounded horse. A […]



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The jury’s still out on CBD oil for pets


The jury’s still out on cannabis oil (CBD) for pets (and humans) in spite of its increasing availability in South Africa and around the world. In the US, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the regulatory body responsible for protecting public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, this […]



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Pets endangered by domestic violence


Pets endangered by domestic violence are more common than we think. Pets living in homes where domestic violence occurs are at high risk of being injured and abused. According to a recent US study, nearly half all domestic violence victims remain in abusive relationships because they fear what may happen to their pets if they’re left […]



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Black Friday deals at EberVet Vetshops


Black Friday is BIG BARGAIN day at all EberVet Vetshops. Today we’re listing all the bargains at our stores so that when you head out tomorrow to grab your special purchase you know exactly what’s available. Please note: not all stores carry the same deals; deals are valid for ONE DAY ONLY and only on […]



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A green future for Country Animal Clinic


A green future is what we all hope for rather than the mountains of plastic we’re drowning under but in order to reach that goal, we all need to do our bit. At Country Animal Clinic we’re committing to a green future. We want to see our children grow up in a world unpolluted by […]



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Meet your pet’s vet: Dr Rosali


Meet Your Pet’s Vet is our series of biographical profiles on the veterinarians at our clinics who love taking care of your pets. We love getting to know the pet parents who come to us, and we hope that by getting to know us too you’ll feel at home and happy to visit our Clinics […]



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Meet your Pet’s Vet: Dr Adri Rossouw


Meet Your Pet’s Vet is our series of biographical profiles on the veterinarians at our clinics who love taking care of your pets. We love getting to know the pet parents who come to us, and we hope that by getting to know us too you’ll feel at home and happy to visit our Clinics […]



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Meet your pet’s vet: Dr Ingrid de Wet


Meet Your Pet’s Vet is our series of biographical profiles on the veterinarians at our Clinics who love taking care of your pets. We love getting to know the pet parents who come to us, and we hope that by getting to know us too you’ll feel at home and happy to visit our Clinics […]



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Prince Albert Dieresorg makes the grade


Prince Albert Dieresorg/Animal Welfare, a tiny organisation made up of volunteer residents of this small Karoo town, recently completed the EberVet Training Academy’s Animal Welfare Assistant training course. The course, hosted by veteran veterinary nurse Sr Hilda Mills, was held over two days in Prince Albert. Day One was devoted to theory. Participants learned about […]



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