Why feeding premium food to your pet is best

Given there is just so much information out there and a so many different choices and offerings, it can all get a bit confusing, even for those of us who work within the industry.

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Santa's Naughty List: Christmas Dangers for your pet

While we celebrate Christmas and indulge in the holiday season, it is important to remember to be mindful of our furry family members.

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Thank you

In our jobs as animal health professionals, we hear this from you, our clients, very regularly and in all kinds of situations. Every day that we come to work, we do our utmost to give the very best care we can to our patients, we know that you recognise this and every day we feel appreciated and valued by you.

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Help us celebrate our amazing veterinary nurses

It is for all their hard work that we celebrate our veterinary nurses each year. In New Zealand, Veterinary Nurse Awareness week fell on the 8-12th of October. 

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8 Halloween Dangers for Your Pet

Halloween is a time to have fun and let your imagination run wild, also to eat yourself sick on chocolate and lollies. It is important that while we are having fun, we remain mindful of our furry family members and keep them safe and out of trouble.

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Is your fur baby up to date with parasite protection?

It is that time of year for Spring cleaning and organising, a great time to add making sure your fur baby is up to date with their parasite treatment into the spring-cleaning schedule.

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This is Ben, he fixes bones

At the end of 2018, Petvet Lower Hutt was fortunate to have Dr Ben Leitch join the veterinary team as our referral surgeon for orthopaedics and advanced soft tissue procedures

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Parasite Campaign

Is your pet parasite protected?

Purchase a parasite treatment for your cat in our clinic before October 27 and you can go into the draw to win a $100 gift card!

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What are pet parasites?

You may often hear and see the term parasites and parasite protection when it comes to your furry family member. The term refers to the pesky critters than can infest your pet if their treatment is not up to date. Get to know the parasites that your pet is at risk from and learn how to properly protect them.

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Lulu’s life-threatening bladder stones

Lulu may be a happy, cuddly, wee girl now with a beautiful smile, but in June she was referred as an emergency to Petvet Lower Hutt with a bladder obstruction.  She had multiple uroliths (bladder stones) and one of these had become lodged in her urethra, meaning she could not pass urine. 

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