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By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 14 January 2020 9:08 AM
Summer, with its warm humid weather, brings with it a multitude of parasites your dog or cat can contract. To determine if your pet does have a parasite problem you will notice your pet exhibiting some strange behaviours.

Parasite infestations can cause a number of more obvious behaviour changes in your pet - like scooting, vomiting, diarrhoea, distended abdomen, scratching to name a few. But some more subtle behaviour changes may be difficult to notice.

Intestinal worms can cause a change in appetite, weight loss and dull coat. Flea burdens can be an underlying cause of anxiety with behaviour changes such as excessive licking, low energy, irritable and aggressive behaviour. Heartworm causes a progression of symptoms, if the initial signs are not noticed, the heartworm infestation can worsen, increasing the risk to your pet’s life.  Some initial behaviour changes you may notice that could indicate your pet has a heartworm infection is low energy, mild persistent cough, reluctance to exercise...
By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 7 January 2020 8:52 AM
HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!

Can you believe it’s the year 2020?! Time flies when you’re having fun – it’s insane to think how fast the New Year came around. We hope you’ve been able to enjoy some time off with your family, friends and fur-kids! We imagine you all either enjoying time along the river or down the beach… especially with all this warmer weather! We also want to take this time to say that we are all still thinking about those that have been affected by the terrible fires, and have found solace and could find some joy during the difficult time.

With a new year, we always make the same old ‘New Year Resolutions’ – wanting to lose weight, travel more, see friends more, be more organised, keeping on top of our pet’s parasite control… the list goes on! And we’ll be the first to admit that by the end of the year, many of our goals have not been met. But we can help with the latter of the list – with helping you be more organised with giving your pets’ parasite control! We can understand that...

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