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
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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
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
If your pet has been booked for a CT or MRI examination, this allows us to look in detail at structures inside the body, to assist in making a diagnosis. We are proud to offer this state-of-the-art service.
Under floor cage heaters, Dental equipment, x ray machine, under water treadmill are only a few of the tools used throughout the day at TAH Animal Hospital. Going through the long list of necessary equipment used day to day in … Continue reading
A normal day at TAH Animal Hospital will see a number of pets dropped off for theatre bookings between 7 and 8 in the morning. Many of these theatre bookings are dedicated to sterilizing pets that are over the age … Continue reading
Has your pet been diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus, often shortened to just Diabetes? Diabetes is a relatively common disease, not only in humans but also in cats and dogs. Cells in the body require insulin in order to be able … Continue reading