Goodbye, Ellen

It is with great sadness that we say farewell to Dr Ellen at the end of October. Ellen has been a wonderful addition to our team while covering for Dr Tracy’s maternity leave.

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Protect your dog from parasites and win

There is no better time to protect your pet. Buy any NexGard or NexGard Spectra product before October 31st to be in the draw to win The Life of Riley dog bed for your pup!*

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Win a Year’s Worth of Parasite Control for Your Cat

Purchase Broadline for your cat before October 31st to be in the draw to win a full year's worth of parasite protection!*

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Signs your pet is bored

Have you ever wondered what your pet does when you’re not around? Many of us think they can keep themselves occupied all day. The reality is that when pets are alone and without stimuli, they can get bored and even develop behavioural issues.

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Pet seizures and how to respond

Just like humans, our pets can also suffer from seizures. Whether caused by a pre-existing condition or seemingly out of the blue, it is important as a pet parent to understand the causes, signs and how to respond.

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Coronavirus and your pets

As COVID-19, or Coronavirus, is continuing to spread worldwide, we would like to address the concern of the virus spreading from animals to humans or vice versa.

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Keeping seniors safe this summer

All pet parents need to be aware of the dangers of a hot summer to the pet. However, when it comes to our senior pets, the hot weather may present a more serious risk to their health. Your senior furry family member will thank you for taking the time to go through these summer senior tips!

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Meet Lia

Meet Lia - one of our animal care attendants here at Pet Doctors Thorndon - who is heading into the final year of her Bachelor of Veterinary Nursing.

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Why feeding premium food to your pet is best

Given there is just so much information out there and a so many different choices and offerings, it can all get a bit confusing, even for those of us who work within the industry.

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Santa's Naughty List: Christmas Dangers for your pet

While we celebrate Christmas and indulge in the holiday season, it is important to remember to be mindful of our furry family members.

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