Is your pet suffering with otitis externa, which is inflammation of the ear canal. There are several possible causes including bacteria, yeast, ear mites, allergies, foreign objects, trauma or tumours. The hair within as well as the conformation of your … Continue reading
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This is a skin disease that is caused by a mite, Demodex canis. This mite is found on all dog’s skin, but may overgrow in puppies. Demodectic mange in older dogs often signals an underlying immunosuppressive condition. The disease causes … Continue reading
Don’t forget about your pets this Christmas! Here are two easy gifts that will get tails wagging for sure.
The holidays are a festive time for us and our pets. However, due to ongoing activities and constant distractions, we can easily overlook potential dangers to our four-legged family members. Her are a few things to keep in mind;
Fleas. Flea droppings (dark specks) in the fur, Flea eggs (white specks) in the fur, Excessive licking or scratching, Scabs or hot spots on the skin are warning signs that your pet has some unwelcome visitors.
Recently we had the pleasure of reuniting a cat and its owner after four months of being apart. It was all thanks to the cat being micro chipped and caring people bringing the lost cat in to be scanned. With … Continue reading
This is a condition where the thyroid gland is producing too much thyroid hormone. The thyroid hormone affects the metabolism of the body and when in excess will increase the rate of metabolism. This may be seen as your pet … Continue reading
These are symptoms that can be caused by a wide variety of diseases. There are different tests and treatments available for your pet to combat these symptoms. The tests and treatments recommended by your veterinarian will depend on your pet’s … Continue reading
Getting a puppy or kitten brings so much joy into our lives, their quirky little personalities and adventurous sides bring us lots of laughter. But before making the leap into furry parent hood, have a look at the responsibilities below … Continue reading
To the Staff of TAH Bellville I would like to express our heartfelt gratitude and praise to you and especially to Dr Jurgie Van Zyl for the proactive and excellent care our Chihuahua puppy Sammy received when he was admitted … Continue reading