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Taking Your Cat To The Vet

You’re taking your cat to the vet. The appointment is booked for just under an hour. You know exactly where he is, and, (with no less than 3 scratches and one massive struggle, as predicted), you manage to get him into the cage.

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How to evaluate pet healthcare on the Web

When you think something’s wrong with your dog or cat, the first thing you do is Google the symptoms. Am I right? I bet I am. Studies show that three out of four people go to the Internet before calling their veterinarians or taking their pets to the clinic. I understand. If you’re worried about your pet, you want to have an idea right away of what might be wrong. But “Dr. Google” isn’t always the best source of information for what’s going on with your pet or how to treat it.

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5 Health Problems Dog Owners Ignore (And Why You Need to Deal With Them Right Now)

People who know me, even a little bit, know I’m a detail-oriented person. I really do sweat the small stuff, and I think that’s a trait you want in a health care provider. When I’m examining a pet, I look at the small details as well as the big picture.

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Heatstroke in dogs

Summer is finally here! Great news for celebrations, relaxation and social events… not so great for our fur-babies. Dogs left in hot cars create social media melt downs (pardon the pun) every summer in Australia. You have all heard at least one terrible story and, because of this, you no doubt have knowledge about pets and Heatstroke (hyperthermia). But did you know it can happen anywhere and at any time, particularly for certain breeds of pets, during the warmer seasons?

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10 things to consider with boarding your pet

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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6 easy steps to keeping your pet healthy

There are a number of key steps that you can follow to give your pet the BEST chance of living a happy, healthy and long life. We know just how important these small things make to the lives of your pets, which is why we discuss them with you at your pets physical exam, every 6 months.

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Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

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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Puppy Classes

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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03 November 2017
Desex or not desex, that is the question! Desexing is one of the most important and beneficial thing...
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We understand why you would be hesitant in desexing your male dog, and why this conversation may be ...
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21 December 2017
Meg knows all about pancreatitis in dogs! Meg is normally a very bright active 7-year-old Australian...
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06 May 2019
OVERVIEW Desexing is the surgical sterilisation of dogs to prevent them from having puppies. It is a...
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10 February 2020
How Do Dogs Get Heartworm? Mosquitoes. The heartworm cycle begins when a mosquito bites an infected ...
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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.

Free Puppy Preschool

A well-behaved puppy will bring many years of joy and many moments of laughter!

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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