The top five reasons to care about your pet’s dental health!

We humans take our teeth very seriously! Despite the dreaded visits to the dentist, nothing beats a pearly white smile. The same goes for our furry friends! 

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Arthritis in Pets

This month we have been seeing lots of our furry friends coming through our clinic struggling to do their normal daily activities. With the cooler months approaching, Arthritis is a lot more common in our pet’s as they struggle to adjust to cooler temperatures.

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Missy’s guardian angel

Six month old Missy went out one morning and came home with a severe eye injury. A wonderful lady in the waiting room overheard what had happened and stepped in to help out Missy’s owner with the cost of the procedure...

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Dental diseases in cats

Keeping our pearly whites strong and healthy takes a lot of work. Brushing twice a day, flossing and the list goes on. Who doesn’t love a trip to the dentist twice (if we are really good) a year?

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Feeding tubes save lives!

Anorexia is very common in ill cats or those that have a condition which means they are unable to eat even if they still want to eg. a broken jaw after being hit by a car. 

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Introducing our lead Vet Dr Rachel

Rachel has joined the PetVet Silverstream team as our lead Veterinarian. She has been associated with the Silverstream clinic since the early 2000s when she worked here as a recent graduate. 

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We have officially moved!

On Wellington anniversary weekend PetVet made the big move into our new clinic at 53 Rutherford Street, Lower Hutt. Our new clinic provides us with spacious new facilities and more equipment to help give your pets the best care possible

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Heart disease in dogs

Did you know heart disease affects up to 10% of all dogs? Dogs over the age of 6 years are at greatest risk and may not show any clinical signs until the disease is in the advanced stages. 

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Revenge of the God of ugly things

Amber may be a sweetie pie at home but at Petvet Lower Hutt she has a bit of a reputation. 

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My name is Monkey and I save lives

My name is Monkey and I belong to Nerida who works at the Lower Hutt clinic. My favourite hobbies are eating, sleeping, saying hello to my neighbours and helping to save lives because I am a blood donor.  

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