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Molly's bladder stone recovery

Molly's bladder stone recovery

Brave Pet of the Month: January 2017

Molly is a 9 year old Shih Tzu presented to the WVS Animal Hospital just before Christmas with blood in her urine. Her urine test showed that she had a significant urinary tract infection and Molly was given a two week course of antibiotics.

When Molly came back for her recheck two weeks later, she still had blood in her urine. Dr. Lisa was concerned that Molly might have a bladder stone or tumour in her bladder that was causing the irritation and inflammation. A quick radiograph of Molly’s abdomen showed two large bladder stones. 

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Does your pet need a New Years Resolution?

Does your pet need a New Years Resolution?

Post Christmas obesity blues

Did your pet over-indulge this festive season and is looking a little rounder around the middle? 

Studies have shown that between 33% to 44% of pets are overweight and this scary statistic is continuing to increase!

Factors that influence or contribute to obesity in animals include:

  • Breeds: such as Labradors, dachshunds, cocker spaniels and beagles. Plus more...
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Spring allergies in dogs

Spring allergies in dogs

How to know if your pet is allergic?

One of the most common reasons for a pet to go to a vet is for skin complaints. Spring and Summer are the worst times. Skin problems can be recurring and one of the most frustrating diseases for both owners and their pets!

Many skin complaints present in a similar way: hair loss, itching and sores. The aim of the Veterinarian is to find the cause, as then a treatment plan can be made. Careful listening to the history and a thorough examination of the whole pet is vital.

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The Offical Opening of WVS Animal Hospital

The Offical Opening of WVS Animal Hospital

What a great day we had!

The official opening of WVS Animal Hospital with Mayor Luke Smith and Councilor Laurie Koranski was a success. We had an excellent turn out of 150 people from the local community, despite the rain. 

We were entertained by hidden talents from the WVS staff, Wittey showed her true colours with her balloon animals. Em and Sam had fun with the surgery display too.

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Emergency surgery for 'Toffee'

Emergency surgery for 'Toffee'

Brave Pet of the Month: September 2016

'Toffee' is an 8 year old female Lhasa Apso x Shih Tzu that was entire when presented late August after becoming lethargic and going off her food. She had recently gone on heat but there was a lot more fluid discharging from her vulva then normal.

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