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Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the Dec/Jan edition of our Companion Animal Newsletter, 'Paws for a Moment'. In this newsletter we look at:  VaccinationsWin a FitBark 2 for you & your dogPet InsuranceCat Handling for a vet visitand more... Paws for a Moment ...

Coming to the vet clinic can be stressful for cats. There are some things we can do to minimise the stress associated with being put in the carrier and coming to the vet. Firstly the choice of carrier is important:- Large enough that the cat can stand and turn around- Sturdy and able to be opened from top and front- A carrier that the top half comes off is good. The cat can be ...

Have you thought about a Pet health insurance policy and annual health check? Health Insurance - Every week we have animals with injuries or health problems that we could do so much more for if cost was taken out of the equation. We regularly have pets that are put to sleep for financial reasons after injury or sickness. Insuring your pet gives you the liberty to give them the ...

Why vaccinate your pets? Vaccination gives your pet immunity to diseases that are hard to treat, possibly fatal and/or with long term health consequences. Vaccines utilize the dog, cat or rabbits own immune system to prevent disease The vaccines we use have very few if any side effects and adverse responses are very rarely seen. Vaccination visits also give your veterina ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the November edition of 'What's Up in the District'. In this newsletter we cover:  District Cycling RatesDown CowsBCS HerdsCalf Rearer of the Year resultsEarly Pregnancy testing and more... What's Up in the District ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the November edition of 'What's Up in the District'.

See Link at bottom of page for link to PDF on article written by Ben Hodgson & Anne Ridler - "Brucella ovis in rams - information for New Zealand farmers" 1.  Never buy a ram without seeing a current B. ovis accreditation certificate. There are still reasonable numbers of rams being sold around the country from breeders with no accreditation program in place. Don’t assume ...

Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the Oct/Nov edition of our Companion Animal Newsletter, 'Paws for a Moment'. In this newsletter we look at:  Fleas Win with Bravecto Fleas for CatsOur exciting new technologyand more... Paws for a Moment ...

Did you know that the fleas that live on your pet represent 5% of the total flea population, with the other 95% living in the environment, in various stages of development. Not the nicest of thoughts! Fleas are the most common external parasite of cats and dogs and their control is becoming a challenge for veterinarians and owners. The flea has evolved and is extremely resista ...

The scientists at Bayer Animal Health have developed an exciting new flea collar technology to keep cats and dogs protected from irritating flea bites and combat ticks for 8 continuous months – that’s season after season of flea and tick treatments in one easy application!  Seresto®collars are made from an innovative solid polymer matrix material which allows a slow, controlle ...

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North Canterbury Veterinary Clinics operates four clinics throughout the Hurunui region.