Deworming

Deworming pets: why it’s important


Deworming pets is generally not done often enough, probably because no pet owner likes to think of their dog or cat having worms. However, the reality is that no matter how much you pamper your pet their chances of carrying worms is highly likely. Pets can harbour several kinds of worms, some of them deadly, […]



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Your A-Z of cat care


This A – Z of cat care is not a definitive document; it is merely intended as a guide to help you navigate cat parenthood. The basics, at least, are covered and we will update it from time to time, as required. Enjoy every minute of your favourite feline; a cat makes the most wonderful […]



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Annual checkups: why your pet needs them


Annual checkups are strongly recommended by our clinics. This is because pets age faster than people and may develop illnesses quickly. Annual wellness checks can help detect some illnesses earlier and keep your pet healthier for longer. It is critical that you discuss all your concerns with the vet when you bring your pet in. […]



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Protecting your pet over the Easter holidays


If you’re planning a holiday over Easter please don’t forget your pet. There are several important pet precautions to take before you step on that plane or drive off with your suitcases packed. These are: VACCINATIONS FOR KENNEL COUGH Kennel Cough or Infectious Canine Tracheobronchitis is a highly contagious respiratory disease among dogs. It infects a high […]



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How do I know if my pet has worms?


No pet owner likes to think of their dog or cat having worms but the reality is that no matter how much you pamper your pet their chances of harbouring worms are highly likely. Unfortunately only two are commonly seen with the unaided eye. Some infestations cause few or no symptoms. This is why veterinarians […]



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Catch those worms early


Most teenage boys have heard their exasperated mothers cry, “you must have a tapeworm” as they reach for their fifth slice of bread of the day but as we head into adulthood few of us give worms a second thought. Our pets, however, can harbour several kinds of worms throughout their lives, some of them […]



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