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Spring Allergies in Pets: Info from a Vet in Hilton

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It’s not just humans who suffer from allergies. Dogs and cats can experience allergic reactions, too, but their symptoms usually are not the same as ours. While you may spend most of your spring sneezing, sniffling, and coughing, your precious pet...
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Itchy Skin in Dogs

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Itching, also known as pruritus in medical jargon, is one of the most common reasons owners bring their pets to visit us. To solve the condition, a veterinarian must first determine what is causing it. And that can be difficult.   Causes:...
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Don't Make These 4 Cat Care Mistakes

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Cats are friendly and lively pets who thrive when their dietary, environmental, and health, and welfare needs are met. We have a lot of advice for cat owners and regularly post health care suggestions. But today, we're going to focus on...
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Understanding Odd Cat Behaviours: Tips from a Veterinarian near Brooklyn Park

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You do not need to be a cat expert to know that the furry little creatures sometimes exhibit truly odd behaviours. From chattering at birds to finding the absolute smallest spots to tuck themselves into, cats are always doing something to...
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Heart Murmurs

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Help! My pet was diagnosed with a heart Murmur! What does it mean? In this article, we will answer the following questions for you! What is a Heart Murmur?What causes a heart murmur?How do we find out if a murmur is...
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Caring for your senior pet

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So your pet is getting on in years, what happens now? When your pet reaches a certain age, things start to get a little harder for them. Our job is to make things easier, and below are some ways to help...
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Heart disease in cats

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What is it? The term ‘heart disease' is used to describe multiple different disorders that affect heart function. Some types of heart disease can reduce the effectiveness of the heart muscles, whilst other types can affect the valves between the heart...
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Weight Management for pets

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Is your canine companion a couch potato or your feline friend a bit flabby? Your pet is not alone. More than 50% of our pets are overweight. Carrying a few extra kilos puts our pets at risk of heart disease, respiratory disorders,...
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Causes Of Itching, Scratching & Hair Loss In Dogs

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One of the most frustrating conditions for pet owners (particularly in the warmer months) is having a pet with a persistent itch. Why? Because an itchy pet can be one of the hardest conditions to manage. Many conditions can cause your pet...
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Bloat

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What is it? Bloat, also known as gastric dilatation-volvulus (GDV), is a life-threatening condition that can affect all dogs, though deep-chested and large breed dogs are more at risk.  GDV happens when the stomach fills with gas, fluid, or food, and...
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Accell Therapy For Pets

Accell Therapy is a unique treatment which utilises Cycloid Vibration Therapy (CVT), a medically proven system that has been helping human conditions since 1949.

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Arthritis in Pets

Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joints. It is an uncomfortable and painful condition that can affect our pets joints individually or generally. So, how do you know if your pet is suffering? And what can be done if they are?

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Kona – A Client’s Tale

“This is a story of our beautiful 12-year-old chocolate Labrador named Kona.

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Top 5 Winter Pet Care Tips

Winter is here! If you’ve ever felt a cold nose nuzzle you at night, or freezing doggy ears brush your hand, you might find yourself asking “does my pet feel the winter cold too”. The simple answer is YES! Especially young, skinny and elderly pets.

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Puppy Classes

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Nothing beats the innocence of a new puppy. Through their bright eyes and fluffy tails, they keep us laughing as they explore and learn new things, finding their way through what is right and what is wrong. It is what they learn during now that paves the way to an easier managed and well-behaved adult. And, puppy classes are perfect to help you help your puppy put the right paw forward.

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Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

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Okay, now I know how this sounds, pet insurance for Christmas? But they can’t unwrap that! But if you think about, it is the gift that could really change your pets life. A toy might last a few weeks (or seconds in my household) but insurance will be there when you need it the most.

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10 things to consider with boarding your pet

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Moving house can be stressful and exhausting not just for humans but dogs as well. Our four-legged friends don’t understand why their environment is changing and this can be a little upsetting, leading to behavioral problems, such as barking and digging up the backyard, and even getting sick. 

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Puppies and separation issues

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It is often this time of year that we see many of you extend your fur families. The timing seems perfect. With leave from work and school commitments, you can spend the much needed time welcoming a new puppy into your family and establishing some ground rules. BUT, your new pup has gotten used to you always being around. What will happen when you return to your normal commitments?

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Intestinal Worms

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Worms can have serious health effects on your pet, so intestinal worming should never be overlooked.

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Senior Dental Care

I firmly believe that whether it is an animal or human, age is not a disease. But I get it! Honestly, I do. When facing the news that your older pet requires dental treatment it’s scary. The thought of them undergoing a general anaesthetic at their age, well it’s just “No”.

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Pets Health is a full service animal hospital with clinics located in Hilton and O’Halloran Hill. We are dedicated to helping you keep your best mate happy and healthy through each stage of their life with compassionate and reassuring veterinary care.

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O’Halloran Hill Vet Centre

123 Main South Road
O’Halloran Hill, SA 5158

Hilton Vet Centre

142 Sir Donald Bradman Drive
Hilton, SA 5033