Carevets Magazine

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.   […]

Two Cats, One Dog Magazine – Autumn 2012 »

  Head in store and pick up a copy of the latest CareVets `Two Cats, One Dog` Magazine.

Arthritis and Chronic pain »

Recent studies have focused on the chronic pain suffered by arthritic dogs, and have resulted in changes in the way we are treating these pets. A new tablet medication will make optimal treatment easier. Osteoarthritis (also called degenerative joint disease) affects one in every five adult dogs, and is the most common cause of chronic pain that veterinarians treat. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative, progressive and irreversible disease process […]

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.

Poppy says ‘Thank you Carevets Mt Wellington’ »

Poppy, a three-year-old Miniature Collie-Pomeranian cross, was on her own section when a neighbourhood dog attacked her. Owner Dianne Pivach was bitten getting her pet away from the other dog, but she rushed Poppy straight to the vet clinic.

Dry food for clean teeth? »

If you’ve been feeding your pets dry food because it’s supposed to help keep their teeth clean, you’re on the right track. But not all dry pet foods a created equal in promoting dental health. There is some evidence that because dry food is not as sticky as moist food, if pets do chew it […]

Omega Fatty Acids – Could your pet’s health be improved? »

Everyone’s talking about the health benefits of omega-3 and omega-6 -from helping to keep their heart in peak condition, to looking after their skin. Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation has also been found to be beneficial in virtually all known types of inflammation in veterinary medicine, including itchy skin and arthritis.

Toxic household chemicals – our families and pets are at risk »

Environmental health experts learned in the 1980s that house dust can be a significant source of exposure to hazardous pollutants such as lead and pesticides, especially for dogs, cats and human toddlers.