Veterinary Laser Therapy for Arthritis in Dogs

photobiomodulation therapy in dogs

Relief for Arthritis in Dogs Veterinary Laser Therapy is also known as low-level vet laser therapy or Veterinary photobiomodulation therapy. It is a non-invasive veterinary arthritis treatment that uses vet laser therapy to stimulate tissue repair in arthritis.. It is used at Burwood Veterinary Hospital as part of the multi-modal management of arthritis in dogs.…

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There are two broad categories of worms that may affect our pet dogs and cats, heartworm and intestinal worms.  Please see our intestinal worm page for more information. Heartworm Heartworm, or Dirofilaria immitis, is a parasite that is spread by mosquitoes, so you pet does not even need to be in contact with other pets…

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Why does my pet need a dental? Veterinary Dentists Explain.

Animal dentist – Why? An Opinionated view by Dr Phil Sacks I regularly get asked Wild animals don’t have dentists ? Our Domestic dog nad cats are very different from their wild ancesstors. A survey was done on lions and Wild dogs in the game parks in south afirca and a significant cause of pain…

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Vet Health Checks

Dogs and cats, on average, age five to eight times faster than humans. By age two, most dogs and cats have already reached adulthood. At age four, many are entering middle age. By age seven, many dogs, particularly larger breeds, are entering their senior years.Because dogs and cats age so rapidly, major health changes can occur in…

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Puppy Vet Care

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Caring for your new puppy House Training – Puppy Socialisation Ask for our free puppy packs! with free product and information about house breaking, diet, etc… So, you’ve got a puppy. A couple of kilograms of love, energy, enthusiasm and fur! There are few things that compare to the sight of your puppy running to…

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Intestinal Worms

There are two broad categories of worms that may affect our pet dogs and cats, intestinal worms and heartworms.  Please see our heartworm page for more information. Intestinal Worms Worming is one of the first health care issues pet owners need to address as pups and kittens are the most susceptible. As their name suggests,…

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Herpes In Cats

Herpes virus is the most important of the viruses making up the feline ‘snuffles’ complex. It causes an infection of the upper respiratory tract and eyes of both domestic and exotic cats. It is caused by feline herpes virus type 1 and does not affect people, dogs and other animals. It is extremely ‘catchy’ between…

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Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP)

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As many readers of Felines will be aware, this disease occurs sporadically, and is usually fatal. This article is quite technical, and should be kept as a reference for time when your pet is thought to have FIP, so that the interested cat owner can understand what is happening to its pet, and why laboratory…

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Ear Infections In Dogs

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“My dog keeps on scratching his ears” Dogs with sore ears usually do not just have dog ear infections! But the itchy ears are, almost always a sign of other diseases. Therefore, the vets’ goal in dealing with sore ears in dogs should be to find the condition that allowed the “otitis” or dog ear…

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Dog Vaccinations

Vaccination has revolutionised control of infectious disease in our pets. It is essential that all pets are adequately vaccinated to help protect the pet population as a whole. Responsible pet care requires puppies to be given their initial course of vaccinations, but this cannot protect them for the rest of their lives. Adult dogs require…

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