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Mastitis – Dairy Antibiogram

Stay on top of Mastitis with this exciting new test which identifies ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE IN MASTITIS BACTERIA     Antibiotic resistance is a serious health problem arising in both human and animal medicine alike. It is a problem where bacteria become more able to survive in the presence of antibiotic treatments, causing infections which are

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New Flea & Tick Control – Simparica & Bravecto

We have a few new flea and tick products available in clinic now and a couple of promotions going on as well.   Simparica is a highly palatable chewable flea and tick control similar to Nexgard. It lasts for 5 weeks instead of 4 and seems to be a bit more palatable than other chewables.

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Growing your HEIFERS

Your Heifers are your future - here is a simple guideline to growing good stock.   Liam Bawden Bvsc To grow heifers to target weight all of the above need to be managed proactively. Quality and quantity of feed is by far the most important factor in growing good stock but if the other three

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Obesity in Dogs and Cats

Just like us, our furry friends can suffer from obesity and weight problems. Thankfully we can have complete control over what our pets eat and how much they exercise. Obesity is the most common nutritional disorder our pets face, and can lead to a number of health problems including diabetes, hip dysplasia, arthritis, and cancer.

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New Arsenal for Itchy Dogs

The weather is starting to clear up and the pollens and allergens are out in full force. Those with itchy allergic dogs might be noticing them scratching a lot more lately. As the weather continues to improve, our itchy dogs will be getting worse. Luckily we have a few new weapons in our arsenal against

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Ensure your BULLS are ‘Mating’ Fit

Have your Bulls had their Warrant of Fitness for the task ahead? Michelle Stodart BVSc Bulls are relied on to take care of the end of mating, to pick up those cows who are not in calf to AI or are late in cycling. Bulls play an important part in mating on most farms so

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New Flea & Tick Control – September 2017

We have a few new flea and tick products available in clinic now and a couple of promotions going on as well. Simparica is a highly palatable chewable flea and tick control similar to Nexgard. It lasts for 5 weeks instead of 4 and seems to be a bit more palatable than other chewables. It

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Slug Bait Toxicity – September 2017

  Slug bait is unfortunately a common poisoning seen by our Vet Centre Clinics especially at this time of year when our gardens are in full swing. Slugs can be a pest but the traditional commercial slug baits available are unfortunately extremely toxic and even fatal to your pet dogs. Typical early signs to look

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Dental Awareness Month – August 2017

  That set of pearly whites is just as important to your cat or dog as it is to you, the pet owner.  It can be a surprise to find out that periodontal disease is hard at work even in the first 3 years of your pet’s life. Because the mouth is warm and moist—it’s

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Fireworks Season

Hi Everyone, It is that time of year again and even though fireworks are fun for us, it could be scary for our pets. So here are some tips to keep our pets happy & safe this weekend. Fun for you... Scary for pets. Provide a hiding place or "safe" place Close doors, windows and

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