Ingestion of rat poison by pets, most commonly dogs, may happen if the rat poison is not stored correctly. The rat poison will thin the animals blood so that it does not clot leading to the pet being prone to … Continue reading
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Pregnancy in the bitch lasts for 57 days, from conception to birth. However, conception may take place up to a week after mating. Most bitches will give birth +-63 days after mating, although birth may take place from 53-73 days … 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
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
Did your pet have surgery today to remove a tumor from his skin? This is a common procedure in pets. We have described the procedure below to help you understand the surgery and after care your pet will need.
Your pet was sterilised today at TAH. This involves the removal of the uterus and ovaries. The wound was closed with stitches, which are located under the tummy. This was covered with a small piece of cotton wool which may … Continue reading
I always get excited when I come across a main coon cat during my TLC walk through the hospital every morning. You can’t help but love this breed of cat! A ginger mass of fluff greeted me with a meow … Continue reading
Physical rehabilitation is something that can begin immediately post operatively. For patients suffering from a neurological condition, the first 6 weeks is crucial for performing physical rehab and exercises to aid a faster and better recovery.
Almost immediately after a professional teeth cleaning procedure, approximately one million organisms (Bacteria) will spread in the mouth of your pet. That is why it is so important to start your home care routine.