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Watch out for WORMS! Out of sight, out of mind? It’s easy not to think too much about the worms our furry friends might be carrying around… they’re usually out if sight, living in your pet’s intestines as adults or traveling around their insides as migrating larvae. There’s roundworm, hookworm, whipworm, tapeworm and lungworm. Each type of wormy parasite has a unique lifecyc ...

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

 

The NCVC Sheep & Beef Team presents: NEW ZEALAND’S RED MEAT JOURNEY Telling the story of sustainably and ethically produced NZ red meat to the world.

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The cattle disease Mycoplasma has been found on a North Canterbury Sheep and Beef farm. Click to read more.

A success story from our team at NCVC. This gorgeous puppy is 10 month old Cooper. When Cooper was born his ulna growth plates closed over too early and his radius bones kept growing, this caused his radius bones to bow quite dramatically as you can see in the photo. The second photo shows one leg repaired while the other one has not yet been done and is due to be done in the ...

Don't miss out on this great night out.Tickets $20 and includes all food, alcohol and entertainment! Plus there are courtesy buses free of charge leaving from Amberley, Culverden, Cheviot and Hawarden.You can get your tickets at our Cheviot and Amberley Clinics ...

Have you met Karen our new Head Nurse in the Amberley Clinic? Karen comes to North Canterbury Vets all the way from the UK. At home she worked as an emergency specialist and ICU nurse and has seen it all, there’s no doubt your pet is in safe hands with Karen. Her two rescue moggies are currently winging their way to NZ to join her and she can’t wait. Karen loves to sing-a-lon ...

While there are still a few final farms to complete their testing, below are the approximate district averages. Currently the overall district average of 6-week in calf rates are sitting at 65%. Overall empty rate of approx. 19-20% which is very sobering! Contact us to discuss the following areas: Ø  Conception rate  Ø  Age group comparisons Ø  Heat detection analysis Ø  Com ...

UPDATE - This event has reached capacity and we are no longer able to accept further bookings. However, if you are interested in finding out more about the outcomes of the evening please contact Di Bethall - 027 889 9102 Calling all key decision makers on properties where cattle are coming and going over the winter months. This workshop will give you the opportunity to discus ...

As Easter approaches and we start to think of the Easter Bunny let us also give a thought to our own pet rabbits. Sadly I had the experience of judging at a school pet day a few years ago where an unvaccinated rabbit died suddenly before judging with confirmed Rabbit calicivirus disease.  Fortunately all the other rabbits at the pet day had been vaccinated so no further deaths ...

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