Pet Care Blog

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 2:00 PM

Desexing prevents unwanted pregnancies in cats and dogs, but did you know it also greatly reduces the risk of cancers and other life threatening conditions such as pyometra? Ask us for more information on the most appropriate time to desex your pet. 

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Saturday, 21 May 2016 1:59 PM

Did you know that diseases such as pancreatitis, liver or kidney disease, or endocrine diseases like diabetes can all produce vomiting? Please call us for advice if your pet is vomiting or seems unwell. 

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 1:59 PM

Dogs and cats can suffer from inflammatory bowel disease and may vomit intermittently or have periods of severe gastrointestinal upsets associated with the condition. If your pet is an occasional or chronic vomiter please arrange a check up with us.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Friday, 13 May 2016 1:59 PM

Our pets love to eat things they shouldn't and sometimes these become stuck causing an obstruction. Dogs are particularly susceptible as they love to scavenge, but cats may also ingest objects such as string or plastic wrapping. Look out for these signs - and call us if you are worried.

Signs might include vomiting, lethargy and inappetence

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 10 May 2016 1:58 PM

Endocrine diseases generally develop because a gland is not functioning properly or control of the gland is faulty. These are the signs to look out for - please call us if you have any concerns about your pet.

Image - Signs to watch out for: changes in appetite and thirst, weight, coat and skin as well as changes in behaviour

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Thursday, 5 May 2016 1:58 PM

An endocrine disease is just a fancy medical term used to describe a disease that is caused by a hormonal imbalance. These diseases are relatively common and can greatly affect your pet’s quality of life. Ask us if you are worried about your pet. 

 After Hours & Emergencies  08 8532 2333

Our comprehensive emergency service offers a veterinarian on call 24 hours every day of the year.

Telephone 08 8532 2333 when the clinic is closed to hear a recorded message giving a phone number of the on call veterinarian.

Always phone first before rushing to the clinic with an injured animal or other emergency. An additional fee is charged outside normal clinic hours.