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Stenotic Nares

Stenotic Nares

Stenotic nares is a term used for describing narrowed nostrils. Stenotic nares make up one part of Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome or BOAS. Brachycephalic dogs are those with a squishy face such as Pugs, French Bulldogs, Boston Terriers, Boxers, and English...

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How to Memorialise Your Pet

How to Memorialise Your Pet

There are many ways to memorialise your pet and honour their memory. We have compiled a list of ideas which may help you start the process of memorialising your pet. Plant a tree in their memory Scatter their ashes in their favourite place in the garden Place a...

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What Does a Fear Free Clinic Look Like?

What Does a Fear Free Clinic Look Like?

We are committed to giving your pet the most "Fear Free" experience possible. Almost all of our staff now are officially Fear Free certified, which is the course we base our business model on. So how are we different from most clinics? All of our consultations are...

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What Do Vet Nurses Do?

What Do Vet Nurses Do?

It’s almost the end of the year, and we wanted to share with you some information on one of the most valuable professions in the veterinary industry - VET NURSES! Did you know that a qualified vet nurse does around two years' worth of training and experience before...

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’Tis the Season for Ticks

’Tis the Season for Ticks

With warmer days upon us, paralysis ticks are becoming more prevalent. The paralysis tick is an eight-legged insect that produces a potentially deadly toxin for cats and dogs. They can be found anywhere at any time of day and can be very difficult to find on your pet....

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How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

How to Clean Your Dog’s Ears

So, your dog needs their ears cleaned... but how do you go about cleaning them? What should you use? How do you go about? How do you make sure you don't hurt them? These are questions we get every day in consult, so Dr. Belinda and Elmo are here to show you how to...

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5 Signs Your Dog Has an Ear Infection

5 Signs Your Dog Has an Ear Infection

It can be hard to know when your dog is scratching their ear because it was a little itchy and when they are scratching their ear because there is an infection. If left unattended ear infections become extremely painful, smelly, and irritating for your dog. It can...

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Grass Seeds

Grass Seeds

Spring has sprung, the weather is warmer, the flowers are blooming, and the birds are chirping. We’re outside enjoying the sun more - but there’s a hidden danger that comes along with spring, and it hides amongst the lush green fields our dogs love to play in; grass...

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