Ryan Norrie joins TAH as general manager. Hi, my name is Ryan Norrie. I am originally from Durbs and despite not having lived there since leaving school, I’m afraid I still support the Sharks (Province is my second team though!!!).
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Besides the small retail areas in each TAH branch, we have 5 different VetShops. These are conveniently situated retail outlets that sell veterinary approved products, and can be found in various shopping centres in the Northern Suburbs.
At Tygerberg Animal Hospital we recognise that the majority of animals in this country do not have access to veterinary care. We therefore have a social responsibility programme that reaches out to help less fortunate pets by partnering with registered … Continue reading
Calling all cat owners. What is hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland is producing too much thyroid hormone and is more commonly seen in cats over the age of eight years. The thyroid gland is a very … Continue reading
In what promises to be a healthy move for both practices and their clients, Tygerberg Animal hospital (TAH) and Darling Animal Clinic (DDK) have decided to pool their resources and become one practice, with effect from March 2014. Both DDK … Continue reading
Die samesmelting van Tygerberg Diere Hospitaal (TAH) en Darling Diere Kliniek (DDK) beloof om ‘n gesonde verwikkeling te wees vir beide praktyke en hul kliënte. Die verandering is effektief vanaf Maart 2014. TAH en DDK is albei gevestigde parktyke wat … Continue reading
With the winter chills already creeping into our lives, most of us have started bringing out the fluffy blankets, woollen socks and winter wardrobe…
When a pet suffers an injury, surgery is usually the first step to recovery. Research has indicated that muscle atrophy begins within 24 – 48 hours following injury/ surgery and that when rehabilitation is delayed, there is increased swelling due … Continue reading
TAH Animal Blood Bank Most people would never think about it – donating blood is something humans do, not animals? But the reality is that every day pets just like yours need blood transfusions. For many procedures and emergencies a … Continue reading
They are chunky-bodied, thick-furred, short-tailed rodents with cheek pouches and are secretive burrowers and hoarders. Being nocturnal creatures, they usually sleep during the day and play and explore at night. Hamsters have no detectable body odor. They are inexpensive to … Continue reading