COVID-19 Clinic Update

Due to the current government announcement, our clinic is returning to Alert Level 2.

Read more

COVID-19 Clinic Update

Our clinic is now operating at COVID Alert Level 2.

Read more

Save on your pet's dental care

Throughout July and August we have 15% off Hill's t/d Dental Care, Oral Care & VetEssentials adult dry food!*  And book your pet in for a free dental check!

Read more

Signs your pet is bored

Have you ever wondered what your pet does when you’re not around? Many of us think they can keep themselves occupied all day. The reality is that when pets are alone and without stimuli, they can get bored and even develop behavioural issues.

Read more

Pet seizures and how to respond

Just like humans, our pets can also suffer from seizures. Whether caused by a pre-existing condition or seemingly out of the blue, it is important as a pet parent to understand the causes, signs and how to respond.

Read more

Coronavirus and your pets

As COVID-19, or Coronavirus, is continuing to spread worldwide, we would like to address the concern of the virus spreading from animals to humans or vice versa.

Read more

Have you heard of a licki mat?

Did you know cats and dogs can lick themselves or objects to help reduce anxiety?

Read more

Introducing Simon Howarth

From the 9th March you may notice a new face in Ourvets Halswell, and Riccarton as Simon Howarth joins the team as our new lead veterinarian.

Read more

Catnip and your cat

Sensitivity to catnip is an inherited trait, and even bigger felines like tigers and lions can be sensitive to it. Although around one third of cats may not be affected at all by catnip.

Read more

Keeping seniors safe this summer

All pet parents need to be aware of the dangers of a hot summer to the pet. However, when it comes to our senior pets, the hot weather may present a more serious risk to their health. Your senior furry family member will thank you for taking the time to go through these summer senior tips!

Read more

Pages