Snakey Spring is here!

Spring has finally arrived and with this glorious warm weather comes the not so glorious reminder that snakes will be emerging from hibernation and popping up in all sorts of places. Snake envenomation in dogs and cats is a life threatening event which is unfortunately a little more common than we would like! Every year

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A Safe Home For Children and Dogs

The human-animal bond is something that all pet owners can identify with. Our family pets form part of our daily routine and influence our physical, emotional, social and mental wellbeing. The challenges of the Covid pandemic have highlighted the strength of the human-animal bond even more so. I recently had the pleasure of visiting a

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Dr Steve excited about the future of X-Rays

Gawler Animal Hospital loves caring for animals and providing the best care we can, so I’m very excited to tell you about our latest equipment upgrade. We have recently been using and purchased the very first veterinary mobile Micro-X Rover Digital Radiography system! This digital x-ray system uses cutting edge nanotube x-ray production technology which

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COVID Management plan

Our Covid Management Plan as from the 1st of August 2021 Gawler Animal Hospital thanks you for your co-operation while we navigate Covid-19 As per government restrictions, we ask you to please: Wear a mask at all times Sanitise and check in on arrival Only 1 client permitted in the hospital per visit Once again

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Pet Insurance, working through the insurance maze!

Pet Insurance can be one of the most valuable things you can do for your pet in the long term, but looking at the options and picking a policy that suits you can be a daunting task. There is a lot of insurance jargon, fine print, and conditions to read through, which makes trying to

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How to live in harmony with our favourite hounds?

Gawler Animal Hospital prides itself on not only looking after the physical health of your animal but also taking care of their mental wellbeing. My name is Sonia and I’m proud to say I am one of the veterinary nurses that take care of your furry friends. Another big part of my role as a

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Senior Pets and Preventative Medicine

Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine our pets are not only living longer, but they’re living better quality lives too. So it’s really important that we reflect on some of the major issues that our senior pets face and some of the preventative measures that we, as a veterinary profession, try and implement to ensure

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Brown Ticks – What you need to know!

You may have heard of Ehrlichiosis, the tick borne disease that is beginning to find its way into the state. Although rare, it is important to recognize the recent warning about the disease and familiarize yourself with the symptoms and prevention options. Symptoms include: -fever -lethargy -loss of appetite -weight loss -swelling of chest or

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Plants and Your Pets

We have seen lots of trends emerge in the socially distanced 2020 and beyond. Especially, things that make us happy during tricky times spent, in large part, at home. One of those things has been the resurgence of indoor plant popularity. Personally, I love gardening and indoor plants. I remember my parent’s indoor planters- they

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A Christmas message from Dr Steve

What a year! It seems that history will confine 2020 to being remembered as a defining year in many ways, for better or for worse! Our world has been changed forever and we have had to change our behaviours and the way we interact socially and even the way businesses operate and how we all

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