Why feeding premium food to your pet is best

Given there is just so much information out there and a so many different choices and offerings, it can all get a bit confusing, even for those of us who work within the industry.

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Santa's Naughty List: Christmas Dangers for your pet

While we celebrate Christmas and indulge in the holiday season, it is important to remember to be mindful of our furry family members.

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Puppy and Kitten Vaccines

Ourvets Halswell recommend to keep your puppies and kittens fit and healthy and free from disease that they have their kitten and puppy vaccinations at eight weeks, twelve weeks and sixteen weeks of age and then again at 1 year. 

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Metropol November 2019 Feature

Our feature in the November issue of the Metropol Magazine talks about the role of a Veterinary Nurse at Ourvets. 

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Is your fur baby up to date with parasite protection?

It is that time of year for Spring cleaning and organising, a great time to add making sure your fur baby is up to date with their parasite treatment into the spring-cleaning schedule.

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Training your dog for nail trimmings

We often see clients who are afraid of trimming their own dogs nails, and to be fair – a cut quick is a painful experience for any dog!

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Metropol August 2019 Feature

Ourvets most recent article published in the Metropol Magazine was about a gorgeous 12 week old kitten named Shadow! The article raises awareness around the importance of keeping a watchful eye on curious kittens, particularly when it comes to eating habits, as poor Shadow discovered the hard way!

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What are pet parasites?

You may often hear and see the term parasites and parasite protection when it comes to your furry family member. The term refers to the pesky critters than can infest your pet if their treatment is not up to date. Get to know the parasites that your pet is at risk from and learn how to properly protect them.

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All about microchips

Microchipping is absolutely the most reliable way to reunite a lost animal with its owner. Microchips are not trackable; they simply link an animal to its owners’ details.

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Fur-baby, it's cold outside!

With the shorter days and multiple layers of clothing, the last thing we want to do when getting home after a long day is go back outside into the cold and most likely wet weather. Our furry family members tend to feel this as well, however for their health, we need to keep them active — physically and mentally. 

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