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Why pet owners need to start taking periodontal disease more seriously!

Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition occurring in adult dogs and cats, and is entirely preventable.  By three years of age, most dogs and cats have some evidence of periodontal disease. Unfortunately, other than bad breath, there are few signs of the disease process evident to the owner, and professional dental cleaning and […]

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Monitoring Pets on Chronic Pain Medication

Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) are a group of drugs commonly used to treat dogs and cats with osteoarthritis. Examples of these drugs include Rimadyl, Onsior, Previcox, and Metacam. Osteoarthritis is defined as an inflammation of a joint and can lead to the progressive deterioration of the joint’s cartilage, termed as degenerative joint disease. […]

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Orange Grove Vet participates in its 4th Animal Allies Spay Day Campaign!

Over the past two months Orange Grove Vet has been running our very own pet sterilisation campaign. The campaign has focused on raising awareness among pet owners about the benefits of spaying and neutering their pets. One of the major benefits of sterilisation is eliminating the risk of unplanned litters in sterilised animals and therefore reducing the […]

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What is Kennel Cough (canine tracheobronchitis)?

Kennel cough (infectious canine tracheobronchitis), is a highly infectious respiratory disease affecting dogs of all ages. Kennel cough, is contracted when dogs come into contact with other infected dogs as a result of the spread by droplets of mucous. High risk environments include boarding kennels, dog shows, grooming parlours and parks. The symptoms typically characterised […]

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Which pet food diets are Beth Din approved during Passover.

Passover or Pesach, takes place this year from the 10th – 18 April 2017, and is a major Jewish festival celebrated around the world. During Passover, the consumption of leavened grains is forbidden. How does this have any bearing on our pets? For those observing the festival , it is important that their homes are free from […]

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