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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 ...

We have recently seen an increased number of GDV cases so thought it was timely that we should let you know that we can help with this devastating condition by performing a preventative gastropexy on at risk dogs (i.e. those with a first degree relative that has had a GDV and large breed, deep chested dogs). Contact your nearest NCVC clinic for further information. Several yea ...

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