Pet Care Blog

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Wednesday, 27 April 2016 3:47 PM

Do you know the signs of diabetes in your pet? If you notice any of these symptoms you should call us for advice.

Image: Signs of diabetes: increased thirst, increased urination, increased appetite and weight loss

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Monday, 25 April 2016 3:46 PM

Remember that dogs need exercise daily. This not only helps keep them trim but also gives them mental stimulation, preventing boredom and destructive behaviour. Think outside the square - stimulate them with food puzzle toys, hunting for dinner, obedience and trick training, and chew toys instead of excessive physical exercise.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Thursday, 21 April 2016 3:46 PM

When it cones to vomiting, when do you need to worry about your pet? If they vomit more than once, seem lethargic, are not eating or have been losing weight you should give us a call.

 

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Sunday, 17 April 2016 3:45 PM

A regular dental check is essential for any pet. As many as 8 in 10 pets may suffer from dental disease and this disease can be very painful and severely affect your pet's quality of life. Ask us for a dental check today.

 

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 3:45 PM

Pets love to investigate things with their paws and noses and this makes them prime targets for bee and wasp stings. Most stings will cause a mild swelling and some discomfort. It is best to call us for advice as the sting needs to be removed and sometimes an antihistamine administered.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Saturday, 9 April 2016 3:44 PM

Did you know? A blood test can give us a wealth of information about your pet's health. Kidney changes, liver changes, changes in red and white blood cells and dehydration are just a few of the things we can detect. We will be able to answer any questions about your pet's blood work.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 5 April 2016 3:44 PM

Endocrine diseases can severely affect your pet's quality of life. Changes in thirst, appetite, weight, energy levels and coat quality are just some of the symptoms. If you are worried about your pet ask us for advice. 

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