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 activities of [...]

By |2020-01-25T14:04:45+08:00August 13th, 2018|Behavioural Issues|0 Comments

Come. Sit. Stay. Play at Midwest Vet’s Puppy Preschool!

** Puppy chewing up your shoes? ** Tearing the yard apart? ** Not social around others? Prevent these problems and promote a healthy, happy puppy. Midwest Vet Centre are here to help with our 5 week interactive Puppy Preschool. Our classes are safe, educational and fun and will help give your new furry family member [...]

PENTOSAN SPECIAL AT MIDWEST VETS. JOINT HEALTH CARE FOR YOUR HORSE.

Are you midway through competition and feel that your horse is getting stiff, having joint swellings or a change in gait? Or perhaps could just be that little bit more supple/flexible? Would you like to support your horse’s overall joint health? We at Midwest Veterinary Centre currently have an offer on the purchase of the [...]

Big bones, little bones, cooked bones, raw bones, neck bones, leg bones… never really funny bones.

Meet Sage, Sage is a 2 year old bull terrier.  Sage is quite naughty and likes to eat things she shouldn’t (such as a whole deer hide rug).  However on this occasion she was fed a large raw marrow bone, and in her rush to eat it she managed to swallow all of the joint [...]

Does your cat have Hyperthyroidism?

Is your feline friend behaving oddly? No longer grooming? Drinking like there’s no tomorrow? Constantly pestering you for food but losing weight?  If so then your cat may be suffering from hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism is a relatively common condition of the older cat (ages 7 upwards). As the word may suggest this condition occurs when the [...]

By |2020-01-25T18:27:34+08:00March 26th, 2015|Behavioural Issues, Cats, Diseases, Nutrition|0 Comments

IS YOUR CAT A FIGHTER? DOES HE THINK HE’S LUIS SUAREZ? IF SO READ ON..

Cats hate cats that trespass on their territory, male or female, young or geriatric. They will do whatever it takes to make that pesky stray get off their land..so to speak. This mostly involves BITING and SCRATCHING. Cat bites can cause abcesses Cat bites are horrible. Cats really do have some of the nastiest mouths [...]