What are worms and how to treat them!

Vet Checks Inwith Rachael Woodfrom Mount Vet Hospital Roundworms Roundworms are zoonotic parasites, which means they can be passed from animals to humans - especially children. They can also be exceptionally good survivors, with viable eggs... Read More

Poisoning in Pets

Vet Checks Inwith Joerg Thammfrom Mount Vet Hospital What is poison and what to do! There are a lot of different chemicals, drugs and plants that are toxic to our pets, here is a list of some of the most common ones: Rodenticides (rat/mouse bait):... Read More

Flea and worm treatments important for pets

Vet Checks Inwith Joerg Thammfrom Mount Vet Hospital Regular flea and worm treatments are important for your pets, and you! So what is the best way to do this?? A mistake seen all too often is the "more is better" approach that some people take... Read More

Guy Fawke's Survival Guide for Pets

Vet Checks Inwith Joerg Thammfrom Mount Vet Hospital Guy Fawke's Survival Guide for Pets. Yes, it is near that time again!. While fireworks can be fun for humans, our some of our furry friends can get very petrified. It is estimated that up to... Read More

Kenzie’s Triple Dip.. Lucky or unlucky?!

Vet Checks Inwith Joerg Thammfrom Mount Vet Hospital Kenzie, the beautiful Great Dane was in one day for a routine gastropexy* and ovariohysterectomy (spay). On admitting Kenzie for the day, the nurse went over details with Kenzies family regarding... Read More

Is your dog or cat suffering from chronic dental pain?

Vet Checks Inwith Joerg Thammfrom Mount Vet Hospital Dogs and cats will often continue to eat even when their teeth are on the verge of falling out! Dental disease is one of the most common issues seen in our vet practice. Initially, plaque and... Read More

Mount Vet Hospital

Vet Checks Inwith Joerg Thammfrom Mount Vet Hospital Bailey was doing what any normal sane dog would do on a summer's day and they're at the beach, run around like crazy! Having just recovered from having both anal glands removed last... Read More

Adventurous summer spirit

Vet Checks Inwith Joerg Thammfrom Mount Vet Hospital  Summer brings out the adventurous spirit, not just in humans. When cars meet cats the outcome is never good. Most cats are quite road savvy and manage to avoid taking on the big metal... Read More

Abby's back end blowout

Vet Checks Inwith Joerg Thammfrom Mount Vet Hospital Poor Abby ended up with an anal gland abcess that burst all over her owners carpet. She had been licking her back end more regularly over a few days and it had started to get rather pink, then... Read More



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Early morning view from the Mount. By Lynn Johnson. Send us your photos and stories from around the Bay of Plenty. Email: photos@thesun.co.nz