Canine Therapy: How Service Dogs Benefit People with Mental Disorders

It may seem unlikely that people with a mental illness as serious as bipolar disorder could be positively affected by trained therapy or service dogs and pets. But there’s a large body of evidence which indicates that dogs can help improve mental patients’ physical and psychological health, enhance their ability to interact socially and perform […]

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First Pet?

Getting your first pet?

Getting Your First Pet? Here are Four Things to Think About Congratulations on the decision to make a four-legged addition to the family! According to Harvard Health, not only is owning a pet great fun, it’s great for your health, too. However, to get the most out of your new relationship you’ll want to pick […]

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Equine Cushings

For the month of April we are offering, in conjunction with Bohringer-Ingellheim, free ACTH testing for your horses and ponies! Yay! Free!… but wait… what is ACTH? Why should I test it? What is Equine Cushings? If you’re asking yourself these questions, read on to find out. What is Equine Cushings? Equine Cushings goes by […]

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Heat Stroke In Dogs

It’s Gettin’ Hot In Here…

Summer is has hit and as we crank up that air con it’s important to remember that our pets are feeling the heat too.  Heat stroke is a very serious but preventable condition, so grab a cool drink and read on for some hot facts and tips to help your furry friends this summer. The […]

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Dora’s Big Dental Day

Every year Dora the Clinic Cat has her yearly dental check with one of our Vet Nurses. This is to check the health of her teeth and gums, and to see if she requires a professional scale and polish under anaesthetic. Just like with any anaesthetic procedure, Dora had to be fasted for 12 hours prior. […]

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Dx Upgrades

Diagnostic Equipment Upgrades

We’ve been very busy in the clinic over the last couple of months upgrading some of our diagnostic equipment. Call us nerds, but we are super excited to share these new tech toys with you and your pets. At Midwest Vets we think it’s really important to keep up with the times and regularly update […]

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