Archive | Domestic Pets

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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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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Our New Cat Ward

Introducing Our New Cat Ward!

      The Cat Advocates in our team have taken over the back room and have introduced some awesome new Cat Friendly changes to Midwest Veterinary Centre. In the interests of reducing stress for our cat (and dog!) patients, we have created a separate Cat-Only ward. Follow our photo journey below of the exciting process. […]

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It’s Meowy March at Midwest Vets!

To welcome Dr Tara to our wonderful team,  Midwest Vet Centre is providing some very special deals to our little feline companions. Dr Tara is passionate about feline health, and has completed her post graduate training in feline medicine. Dr Tara has two cats herself, Kwazii the Tonkinese and Willow the Domestic Long Hair. Dr […]

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Spread the word, NOT the disease

A reminder to vaccinate your pet rabbit

Rabbit owners are urged to take precautions to protect their pets. A new strain of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease is being released and can be spread very easily by direct contact (bunny-to-bunny) or indirect contact via insects. Click here for the full Media Release: ‘Reminder for Pet Rabbit Owners’ from the Department of Agriculture and Food […]

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Dog and Cat Ownership

Responsible Pet Ownership

Owning a pet can be a very rewarding and exciting experience, but it also comes with a lot of responsibility. You need to ensure your pet not only has the basics of food, water, play, shelter and veterinary health care, you also need to ensure your pet meets the legal requirements of the Dog Act […]

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