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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Fear free vet visits for cats? We have you covered!

Did you know we are a Cat Friendly Clinic?  Bringing a cat into the clinic can be a stressful event for both cat and owner. Getting the cat into the carrier, traveling in the car away from its home, being handled by new and strange people, and being in a building that is full of

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Important Coronavirus Update

** UPDATED FOR WEDNESDAY 23 NOVEMBER ** We will remain open during these restrictions in order to continue to provide health care for your family’s pets. Our opening hours will remain as normal and we will be open for all routine and non-routine appointments and surgeries. Our Puppy Play and Puppy Pre-school classes will be

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The MacPhail Legacy

Once in a while we are fortunate enough to cross paths with someone who makes a lasting impact on our lives. I was fortunate to meet Dr Dave MacPhail while working together at a small animal hospital (Tea Tree Gully) in the mid-90s. Dave was committed, competent, fun, steady, and optimistic with a wonderful family

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All systems go – Post Covid!

Following what seems like a lifetime of disruption here at Gawler Animal Hospital, I’m delighted to announce that we’re finally returning to normal service! Our entire client base has been very understanding of the restrictions we’ve had to put in place to help minimise risk of disease transmission recently. However, I’m sure that you’ll be

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