Deloraine Veterinary Centre

 03 6362 2108
23 Beefeater Street, Deloraine TAS 7304

Westbury Veterinary Centre

 03 6393 1400
88 Meander Valley Road, Westbury TAS 7303

Animal Care Articles

House-Soiling Behaviour In Dogs

Is your dog staining its reputation? A previously perfect pooch may begin to soil the home for many reasons. The first step is to determine whether the problem is medical or behavioural.

Bovine Johne's Disease

Bovine Johne's Disease (BJD) is a fatal wasting disease of cattle, goats, alpaca and deer. Bovine Johne’s disease is Far more common in dairy herds than in beef herds.

Daily inspection and cleaning out of the hooves (before and after exercise) is essential to avoid hoof problems that can result in lameness.

Lameness in Store Weaner Cattle

When recently purchased weaner cattle become lame there is a tendency to blame the hard floor surfaces of the saleyards through which they transited. However, lameness, like many diseases, is caused by multiple factors.

Goals of Puppy Socialisation

During your pup's first month at home, urgency dictates that socialisation with people is the prime puppy directive. As a rule of thumb, your pup needs to meet at least a hundred different people before it is three months old!

It is important that all persons responsible for the health care of horses have an understanding of the common worms and how to control them.

Vigilance is urged for horse owners with wet summer conditions leading to increased mosquito activity and a heightened risk of mosquito-borne diseases.

These are majestically graceful fish whose popularity has almost overshadowed that of the angelfish. If kept well, they can grow to be as large as a dinner plate!

Reluctant To Get Your Dog Desexed?

Many owners of male dogs are reluctant to have their dog desexed or 'fixed'. There are many health and behaviour benefits to desexing your dog so are there any alternatives? A contraceptive implant is available for male dogs that temporarily suppresses testosterone without the need for surgical intervention.

Dogs Behaving Badly

Solutions for boredom, separation anxiety, noise phobias and other home-alone hassles with hounds.

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