Pet Care Blog

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 10:11 AM

It only takes ONE flea bite for your pet to start feeling pretty itchy and uncomfortable! If the itch gets out of control, the trauma caused by scratching can lead to skin infections and the need for antibiotics. So even if you don't see fleas on your pet it’s important to make sure they are protected. Ask us for more info.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Saturday, 24 September 2016 10:11 AM

When it comes to fleas, prevention is the key! Beat the flea this spring and make sure all pets in the household are protected. Ask us for the best prevention available for your pet.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 20 September 2016 10:10 AM

If your cat has a cough or breathing problems, it is important to recognise that this can quickly become a life-threatening situation. Any cat with a cough needs to be examined by us as soon as possible.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Friday, 16 September 2016 10:10 AM

Are you aware that cigarette smoke, perfume and dust from certain cat litter can irritate your cat's airways, and may even play a role in feline asthma? You should talk to us if you are concerned about your cat. 

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Monday, 12 September 2016 10:09 AM

Watch out for coughing and wheezing, fast breathing or squatting with shoulders hunched and the neck extended. Thankfully the disease can be managed with medication. If you are worried about your cat please call us for advice.

 

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Saturday, 10 September 2016 10:09 AM

Familiarise yourself with the signs of snail bait poisoning. If your pet has ingested (or even if you just think your pet might have ingested) snail bait, please call us right away

Image: Signs of snail bait poisoning include muscle tremors and restlessness, drooling, panting, vomiting & diarrhoea and seizures.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Friday, 9 September 2016 10:08 AM

Spring has sprung and it's time to get out into the garden! Remember to watch out for potential hazards for your pet such as snail and slug bait which is potentially fatal if ingested. Unfortunately even the so called “pet friendly” products are dangerous if they are eaten. Call us if you are worried. 

 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.