All articles tagged ‘kitten’


CareVets Wainuiomata »

3 Waiu Street, Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt 5014
Phone: (04) 564 4104

Two Cats, One Dog Magazine – Autumn 2013 »

Head in store and pick up a copy of the latest CareVets `Two Cats, One Dog` Magazine. Articles in this issue include: Labradors Rule! Health care for New Zealand’s favourite dog. Urinary Incontinence in dogs. Cat wars – when cats in the family don’t get on. Ticks and tick diseases in Dogs and Cats.   […]

FRONTLINE® Plus kills fleas and ticks and controls biting lice on both cats and dogs. »

Pets can pick up fleas from anywhere another infested animal has been, such as the garden or park – even indoor-only cats can be affected if another pet or human brings in a flea. And it doesn’t take long for one little flea to become a big problem. Fleas are blood-sucking parasites that can make […]

Petra »

Hi my name is Petra. I have been working at CareVets since February 2012. I am currently working towards my Vet Nursing Qualification. I am lucky to be working at CareVets as I learn and gain experience with animals every day. I have chosen this career path as I have a passion for working with […]

Hills Vet Essentials »

Introducing Hill´s™ Science Diet™ VetEssentials™: A new range of pet food from Hill´s Pet Nutrition, available exclusively through vet clinics. Hill´s Pet Nutrition embodies a tradition of caring that began in 1939 with one remarkable veterinarian. Hill´s mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. To do this, […]

Dr Tammy Smith »

Hi my name is Tammy Smith. I graduated from the University of Bristol in 2000 and moved to NZ in 2002 when I fell in love with the scenery and the outdoor lifestyle of Queenstown. Since then I have worked in small animal practice with CareVets and  I particularly  enjoy surgery. I love the friendly […]

Melissa Green »

Hi my name is Melissa  Green. I completed my National certificate in Veterinary nursing at CPIT in Christchurch in 2007. Whilst living in Christchurch I gained experience working in a small animal practice and have also worked in an emergency after hours clinic. I have recently relocated to Arrowtown with my husband Troy and our furry […]

Dr Orla Fitzpatrick »

Hi, my name is Dr Orla Fitzpatrick. I joined CareVets in March 2010. I graduated from Dublin Veterinary College, Ireland in 2005. I went straight into mixed practice after graduating and worked in Northern Ireland for over 2 years. After this job I travelled around South East Asia, and ended up in Australia where I worked […]

Dr Lucy Gladwin »

Hi, I’m Lucy Gladwin, the newest member of the Mosgiel team! After completing my veterinary degree in 2009 I worked as a small animal veterinarian at the CareVets Queenstown branch until July 2012. I then moved to Adelaide, Australia where I undertook a 12 month internship in small animal surgery, an area in which I […]

Georgie Furber »

Hi, I’m Georgie. I have been working at CareVets, Queenstown since July 2011. I moved to Queenstown from my home in England over a year ago and have loved every second. I qualified as a registered nurse from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2009. I have worked mainly with small animals and was […]

Anna-Marie Cowan »

Hello my name is Anna-marie Cowan. I have been working as a Vet Nurse with CareVets Cromwell since 2010. I trained at Otago Polytecnic in 1999 completing a Certificate in Veterinary Nursing. Since graduating I have worked in mixed vet practices both in Central Otago and in the Auckland region. I have also worked as […]

Lisa Smith »

Lisa is new to our clinic. She has a national certificate in animal care and veterinary nursing. You will find Lisa on the counter ready to assist you with any of your needs.

Katie Overton-Raill »

Katie is a certificate qualified veterinary nurse and is helpful and caring to all our clients with their much loved pets.

Tracy Gempton »

Tracy is a Diploma Qualified veterinary Nurse. Tracy is experienced in all aspects of the veterinary industry. She is very involved in the Dog Show world with her passion being Rottweilers.

Joanna Beams »

Joanna is an experienced person in all areas of the veterinary industry. She is helpful and friendly and is always willing to go the extra mile.

Diane Laxon »

Diane has worked in the veterinary industry for 15 years. She is the friendly smile you see when you enter the clinic and is available to help you with any problems.

Digital Camera Competition Winners »

All CareVets clinics, in conjunction with Bayer New Zealand, recently ran a promotion for Advocate flea & worm treatment. All customers who made a purchase of Advocate went into the draw to win a digital camera, with one camera to be won at each CareVets clinic.

Animals matter in Disasters »

A groundbreaking survey* just recently released (August 2011) shows that New Zealand is a nation of pet owners and animal lovers, with the New Zealand companion animal population sitting at approximately 5 million compared to a mere 4.4 million for humans! This means 68% of Kiwi households own at least one pet (companion animal) which […]

Cats with sore eyes »

Many cats have recurrent Conjunctivitis (Eye Infection), sometimes associated with slight ‘Snuffly’ symptoms.
Find out what causes this common health problem and what you can do to ease your cats suffering.

CareVets Napier »

120 Taradale Road, Onekawa, Napier, Hawkes Bay
Phone: (06) 842 2033

Administering Medication to Cats »

Just like you, your cat is going to get sick occasionally and you’ll likely come home from your veterinarian with some medication to administer. Learning how to do it right will make the process easier both for you and your cat. Always follow the instructions given by your veterinarian. Be sure to administer the full […]

Cat Health Check »

Congratulations – you have a new kitten! You’ve anticipated the new arrival by ‘kittenproofing’ your home and had lots of fun choosing the carrier, bed, blanket, toys and other supplies he or she will need. This adorable little bundle of fluff is sure to bring you much joy. In return, you can make a major […]

Behaviour in Cats »

A few fundamentals Cats were once described as anti-social animals, but this is no longer regarded as true. Although very different from dogs, cats also need interaction and most importantly, your loving attention! When you bring a new kitten or cat into your home you’ll have to decide whether your pet will live strictly indoors […]

Dental Care for Cats »

Your pet counts on you for protection With major advances in treating serious infectious and other pet diseases, oral disease – most importantly periodontal or gum disease caused by the buildup of plaque and tartar – has become the number-one health problem for cats. It’s estimated that without proper dental care 70% of cats will […]

Cat Diseases & Vaccination »

Your cat counts on you for protection One of the very best things you can do to give your cat a long and healthy life is to ensure that he is vaccinated against common feline diseases. Your cat’s mother gave her kitten immunity from disease for the first few weeks of existence by providing disease-fighting […]