Services > Pets & Companion Animals
With nine full time veterinarians dedicated to our companion animal practice, this comprises a large and vital part of Vet Services Hawke's Bay. The bulk of our focus is on dogs and cats, but a variety of pets, be they furred, feathered or finned are catered for.
A team of qualified, experienced veterinary nurses manage the day to day running of our clinics, taking care of patients throughout their stay with us.
All clinics are fully equipped to handle most surgical and medical cases, with the option of specialist referral where required. Vet Services has a strong emphasis on continuing education with our vets regularly attending veterinary conferences both in New Zealand and abroad.
In Waipukurau, Napier a professional dog groomer is available by appointment.
These articles are compiled by our vets and are intended to complement our Veterinary services by giving you access to research articles and animal health information. They are only guides - we strongly recommend you consult your vet for a full diagnosis.
- Cannabis Toxicity in Dogs: Dogs have more cannabinoid receptors in their brain than humans do which means they are more susceptible to THC toxicity. Stuart Badger explains.
- Desexing your dog - when's the best time?: Siobhan Ellis outlines what you need to consider when desexing your dog.
- Fleas and Worms. The Itchy info....: Worms are a concern for all cats and dogs but the risk is much higher for puppies, kittens and immunocompromised animals (due to illness, age or medication). In puppies and kittens, severe worm burde...
- What's the itch?: what is making your pet itch – is it fleas, contact allergies, food, airborne allergies, hormonal issue effecting the skin, bacterial or fungal infection? Subtle differences may be diagnostic, Bridget...
- Urinary Tract Disorders - Neil Stuttle : Urinary tract disorders are very common in cats and dogs and are a regular part of our case load here at Vet Services Hawkes Bay. Read Neil's article here to learn more about urinary tract disorders...
We are as committed to your dog's breeding success as you are, offering a range of services from AI to semen import and export.
Just as we are expected to behave appropriately, we also need to make sure our puppies understand how to behave in different situations and environments so they are able to grow up into friendly, well-behaved and confident adult dogs.
Vet News: Pets & Companion Animals
September Vet News 2015: View the September 2015 newsletter from Vet Services Hawkes bay.
May Vet News 2014: View the May 2014 newsletter from Vet Services Hawkes bay.
May Vet News 2013: View the May 2013 newsletter from Vet Services Hawkes bay.