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We provide you with up to date news and events from both North Nowra Veterinary Hospital and Jervis Bay Veterinary Clinic. We also ensure you are provided with information that is all things pet-related in the South Coast NSW region.
What is Laser Therapy? Laser Therapy, or “photobiomodulation”, is the use of specific wavelengths of light (red and near-infrared) to create therapeutic effects. These effects include accelerated tissue repair and healing, and reduction of pain and inflammation. Laser...
NEW BRAVECTO TWIST'N'USE It's true! Bravecto have released a new product that protects cats for up to 3 months against ticks and fleas. For a long time it has been difficult to protect cats against ticks due to a lack of practical and user friendly products, now MSD...
INDOOR TOILETING PROBLEMS IN CATS Marking or toileting? Indoor marking behaviour can be confused with a breakdown in toileting behaviour. Territorial marking by urine spraying which usually occurs against vertical objects such as chairs or walls and can be...
For the month of May get your dog’s 4th Synovan injection for free.
Myxomatosis is disease that affects rabbits and was introduced into Australia in the 1950’s to control the large rabbit population. It is commonly transferred through mosquitoes and during the warmer weather the mosquito population is thriving, causing a rapid spread of the disease. Fleas can also spread the disease.
Joint problems mainly occur in dogs, but some large breads of cats may also suffer. This article explores the causes, diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis, cruciate ligament rupture, hip dysplasia and medial luxating patella in pets.
Read about bird health and our top tips for keeping your bird healthy and happy. Remember birds often mask the signs of illness and may only show signs of being unwell when they are very sick so it is important monitor their health closely.
Dr Amanda graduated from the University of Sydney in 2006. She began working in the Illawarra for 4 years before heading off to the UK and Ireland. Amanda worked as a small animal vet throughout the UK and spent a lot of time honing her skills with Exotic...
It’s nearly Christmas time and this means chocolate! Over the Christmas period there is likely to be more chocolate around the household than usual, which means our pets sometimes getting a hold of it.
Traveling with our pets can be an exciting adventure but there are a few tips you should take along with you on the journey.
Dr David Fowler discusses the significant and varied health benefits that come with de-sexing your pet, and although it can be a difficult decision to make, it really is important that when pet owners do decide that they are well informed.
Dr David Fowler discusses the nasty paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclus) that can be found along the east coast of Australia.
Dr Cathy Birch explains that anal glands (or anal sacs) are small pouches located between the anal sphincter muscles inside the anus of your pet.