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Click on the link to open up the newsletter for the Apr/May edition of our Companion Animal Newsletter, 'Paws for a Moment'. In this newsletter we look at:  Osteoarthritis and the many options we have to treat itOur competition winnersLocal Farmer Jeanine Calder volunteering in Africa and more... Paws for a Moment ...

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis seen in dogs and may affect up to 30% of the population.  It more often manifests in older dogs and can have vague and non-specific signs, such as reluctance to exercise decreased overall activity stiffness lameness inability to jump changes in gait such as ‘bunny hopping’ pain on manipulation of joints behavioral ch ...

Local farmer, Jeanine Calder, has recently returned from a month long stint in Africa volunteering her services to assist animals in this part of the world. Jeanine volunteered through the programme 'World Wide Vets', spending two weeks in Zimbabwe, followed by two weeks in Zanzibar. In Zimbabwe she worked in a Primate Sanctuary predominately building cages, creating enrichmen ...

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