06 Keep your pet safe this spring

    06 Keep your pet safe this spring

    Spring is here and we want to keep your pet happy and healthy. Here are some spring hazards you should be aware of: Bee and wasp stings can lead to pain and swelling at the site of the sting. Some pets can have an anaphylactic reaction to a sting and this can be life...
    05 Anal glands issues

    05 Anal glands issues

    Have you ever seen your dog dragging his or her bottom along the ground? This peculiar act is known as ‘scooting’ and can indicate your dog has irritated anal glands. The infamous anal glands are located on either side of your dog’s anus. Each gland...
    04 Rocky’s secret

    04 Rocky’s secret

    Last month we introduced you to Rocky the cat, and this month we’d like to let you in on Rocky’s little secret … he’s allergic to fleas! Fleas are a number one cause of skin problems in pets. When a flea bites your pet, their saliva leads to an...
    03 Our top skin care tips for your pet

    03 Our top skin care tips for your pet

    When it comes to managing the itchy pet, there is no magic pill. It’s all about prevention of parasites and taking action before things get out of control. Here are our top tips for healthy skin: 1. Be vigilant with flea treatment all year round for all pets in...
    02 Spring is in the air and so is itchy skin

    02 Spring is in the air and so is itchy skin

    Itchy skin can cause absolute chaos and really affect your dog’s quality of life. One of the most common and frustrating ‘itchy skin’ conditions we see in dogs is atopic dermatitis. This inflammatory condition is caused by a reaction to allergens in...
    01 Laser Therapy for Animals

    01 Laser Therapy for Animals

    Canterbury Veterinary Clinic & Hospital now provides laser treatment for dogs, cats or exotic mammals. LASER THERAPY FOR ANIMALS Laser therapy provides a revolutionary new approach for treating many of our animal patients needs. From the treatment of pain...