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January at City Vet!

By February 5, 2016 0 Comments

January was a very interesting month here at City Vet. You can read about two of the cases we saw during the month below. We hope you find them interesting! Petal Petal is an ex-feral cat, first found by Limerick Feral Cats a few years ago. She is a great character who has gone missing…

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Is my pet overweight?

Eating too much food can cause your pet to become overweight and increase the risks of conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and breathing problems. Overweight pets live shorter lives. Is my pet overweight? All pets have an ideal weight unique to their size and breed but this can vary greatly within each breed….

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Pet Obesity

What is Obesity in Pets? Obesity is an excess of body fat and is the most common nutritional disease in cats and dogs. An animal is considered obese when their body weight exceeds their optimum bodyweight by 15% or more.  Obesity in the pet population is quite literally a growing problem! Obesity is simply caused…

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City Vet’s Puppy Healthcare Package

A Healthy Puppy is a Happy Puppy! Give your puppy the very best start to their life by availing of City Vet’s Healthcare Package. What is included? – 2 full health checks  – 2 7-in-1 vaccinations 2 weeks apart – 4 worming treatments – Free six month health check – Discount on neutering before puppy’s…

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16 Things to Know When Getting a New Puppy!

Anna O Brien, DVM, a vet in America wrote an article on Buzz feed about the important things to know and do when getting a new puppy. We borrowed this blog and have added our own tips. The original article can be seen here. 1. You will need to puppy-proof your house. This means tucking…

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The Puppy Lifestage

Are you considering buying/adopting or have you recently bought a new puppy? This blog gives you some advice on what you need to know about the early stages of their life and what to do to set them up for a happy, healthy life with you and your family. Health Check How do you know…

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November at City Vet!

By December 5, 2015 · · · 0 Comments

Spencer Spencer, a 2 year old male ferret came to City Vet for his annual health check and booster vaccination, an important visit for any pet. He was assessed to be fit and healthy apart from his teeth which needed to be cleaned. A few days later, Spencer was admitted for a general anaesthetic and…

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Pet Diabetes: Gorgeous’ Story

Gorgeous, is a 2 year old female guinea pig who came to City Vet with a history of drinking a lot of water for the previous 2 weeks and had just developed what looked like a cataract in her left eye. She weighed 1.16kg which is average for an adult guinea pig. Other than that…

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Pet Diabetes: Roxy’s Story

Roxy is an eleven year old, female neutered Bichon Frise. Roxy was eight years old when she was diagnosed with Diabetes mellitus. Her owner reported she was drinking more than usual, having “accidents” in the house and passing large amounts of watery urine which are some of the symptoms of diabetes. After examination, the vet…

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October at City Vet

By November 6, 2015 · 0 Comments

Phoenix Phoenix was a frightened little kitten found by Limerick Feral Cats after a kind lady alerted them to his plight. He presented to City Vet with a badly injured forelimb and bloody discharge from his mouth. As he was examined, the vet found he had a fractured jaw and his forelimb would also need…

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