News and advice

Why should I consider getting pet insurance?

17 Oct 2018

Veterinary care has become very sophisticated in recent years.   Our facilities and treatments are not far behind what you would expect for yourself at your local hospital.

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What can I do to look after my pets teeth?

17 Oct 2018

Approximately seventy five percent of all cats and dogs over three years of age have dental disease.

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Why should my senior dog have regular senior wellness check-ups?

17 Oct 2018

Dogs age at five to seven years for every human year and are considered ‘senior’ at about seven years of age.

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Why should my senior cat have regular senior wellness check-ups?

17 Oct 2018

Cats age at five to seven years for every human year and are considered ‘senior’ at about seven years of age.

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Why is best that my pet has intravenous fluids during his/her anaesthetic?

17 Oct 2018

Putting your pet onto intravenous fluids involves placing a catheter into their vein and then attaching them to a bag of sterile fluid.

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Why does my cat/dog need a pre-anaesthetic blood test?

17 Oct 2018

It is our job to ensure that your pet can properly process and then eliminate the anaesthetic he or she is given.

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My dog needs de-sexing, what is involved?

17 Oct 2018

Unless you plan to breed from your dog, he/she should be neutered at four to six months of age.

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My cat needs de-sexing, what is involved?

17 Oct 2018

Unless you wish to breed from your cat, he/she should be neutered at four to six months of age.

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What should I feed my dog?

17 Oct 2018

Along with regular exercise and veterinary care, careful nutrition is the best way you can contribute to your pet's prolonged good health.

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What should I feed my cat?

17 Oct 2018

At Vetcall we recommend that kittens are fed a premium complete kitten food such as Hills Vet Essentials or Royal Canin.

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