UPDATE: We are glad to inform you that our standard Nobivac DHP vaccine has been proven to protect against strain CPV-2c. See more below.
Every dog owner’s worst nightmare is Parvovirus. This week the detection of a new strain in Australia was announced. Although there’s no reason to panic, here’s what vets and dog owners need to know. Continue reading “The New Parvovirus Strain In Australian Dogs”
UPDATE LATE 2017- Myxomatatosis is once again rare in pet bunnies in Adelaide, but vigilance is essential. Please let us know if your rabbit becomes infected.
Myxomatosis is a serious and common disease of pet rabbits in Adelaide. We’ve put together this information for rabbit owners about preventing and treating myxomatosis.
Read more about the 2016 outbreak below. Continue reading “Myxomatosis In Rabbits”
Here are the top 16. There’s no such thing as a silly question! Continue reading “The Kitten Questions You Ask Us”
Update 2017: What rabbit owners need to know about the planned release of the K5 calicivirus strain
To those who love rabbits it’s been a tough week.
One week ago we were notified that the new strain of Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus called RHDV2 had reached South Australia and was causing deaths around Adelaide.
We posted an alert on our Facebook page, and only then did the true horror of what was happening become clear. Continue reading “Update On The Rabbit Calicivirus Outbreak”
We’re so busy we often don’t talk enough about the vaccines we give your pet. Which leaves many of you wonderful people in the dark as to exactly what we are up to. Your trust is greatly appreciated.
- This week I’ll tell you about the diseases of dogs, cats, rabbits and ferrets that we use vaccines to prevent.
- Next week I’ll cover titre testing, vaccine reactions and vaccinating safely.
- In the third week I’ll tell you about the changes to vaccination schedules for your pet.
- Finally (phew), I’ll discuss which vaccines pets need every year, every two years or three years.
Continue reading “What do pet vaccines actually do?”
‘At A Glance (Details Below)’ Essential Facts
What Is Cat Flu?
- Cat flu is an infection with either a feline herpesvirus or calicivirus
- Cat flu causes severe infection of the eyes, mouth and respiratory tract
- Many infected cats have persistent infection or lifelong problems
- Calicivirus can also cause arthritis and gingivitis. Herpesvirus can cause eye damage, stillbirths & abortions