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Murphy’s chemo

By Helen Burns | Dated June 24, 2021

Right at the end of April the gorgeous Murphy came in to see us for his annual vaccination and check up. Little did we or his lovely family know that […]

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Foraging For Fun

By Helen Burns | Dated May 31, 2021

Foraging is an innate behaviour to all animals and is a great way to provide our pets with enrichment to look after their mental well being (and hopefully stop them […]

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Are there frogs in your backyard?

By Helen Burns | Dated February 1, 2021

When we graduate as vets we are trained to treat a wide variety of species, ranging from fish through to birds and reptiles, wildlife, farm animals and companion animals, plus […]

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Jasper’s Summer Woes

By Helen Burns | Dated February 1, 2021

Summer means lots of things to lots of people, but in vet hospitals like Gordon Vet, Summer often means grass seed abscesses. Most commonly these occur as a small swelling […]

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A boot on the end of the line

By Helen Burns | Dated January 28, 2021

Imagine your regular, run-of-the-mill morning, with everybody going about their business and things going along smoothly, when your kitty walks into the room, and you do a double take. This […]

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A tough outcome from a head scratch

By Helen Burns | Dated November 12, 2020

Max is a superstar!  Back in August, Max came in to see us because he was out of sorts. As we were giving him the obligatory head scratch ( Max […]

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Sasha’s high pressure week

By Helen Burns | Dated November 12, 2020

Sasha the 11 year old Spoodle had a whirlwind of a week recently. At the start of the week she came in to Gordon Vet Hospital with a gunky eye, […]

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It never rains but it pours ! More heavy metal exposure!

By Helen Burns | Dated October 22, 2020

Not long before we saw Doopy, we had a visit from Jet the burmese cat. Jet had been vomiting and off his food  for a few days. We had run […]

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Heavy metal exposure in the most unlikely of circumstances

By Helen Burns | Dated October 22, 2020

Tiny Doopy the toy poodle who weighs just over 2kg was suffering from a rash after grooming. Over the following week, things got worse for poor Doopy, and his owners […]

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Senior Pets: What To Do As My Pet Gets Older

By David Loneragan | Dated August 30, 2020

September is Senior Health Month! As dogs and cats age they require more care and attention from their owner. Cats and small dogs are considered geriatric (senior) from the age of […]

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