Delilah Sao Joao

Delilah Sao Joao
Delilah Sao Joao

Pet insurance 101

Thanks to developments in veterinary care and quality nutritional products, pets are now enjoying a longer lifespan. Pets are also now, more than ever, a part of our family unit and when illness or tragedy strikes, veterinary bills do not always fall within our ever-tightening budgets.

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Delilah Sao Joao
Delilah Sao Joao

Dog nail clipping tips

Do your dogs run away when they see you with the nail clippers? Do they fidget, get nervous, or even try to bite when you or the vet attempt to clip their nails? Don’t give up – it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s possible to get your dogs to accept and even like having their nails clipped, using a technique called desensitisation.

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Delilah Sao Joao
Delilah Sao Joao

Otitis externa – ear infection

As pet owners, many of us have learned to recognise the signs of an ear infection – scratching, head shaking, and whining are usually the first symptoms of the problem. Ear infections are fairly common in dogs, especially those with floppy ears.

Dr Karin Wilson, a knowledgeable vet from Teva Clinic in Somerset West, has kindly provided some valuable insights into the diagnosis, symptoms, potential causes, and treatment of this condition.

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Pet Care
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Chronic kidney disease

All of our bodies suffer the wear and tear of time. In people, our hearts are often our weakest organ. In dogs and especially cats, it is often their kidneys that wear out first.

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Pet Care
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Kennel Cough

If your dog has a hacking cough or constantly making noises that sound like it may be choking, it may have a bout of kennel cough.

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Pet Care
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Understanding arthritis in pets

Although arthritis cannot be cured, there are treatment options available to reduce the discomfort and pain caused to your dogs or cats which may prevent the disease from worsening.

As our beloved pets age, many will experience pain in their joints caused by everyday wear and tear resulting in a chronic degenerative disease called arthritis – the most common form being osteoarthritis (OA).

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You have a new puppy. It is always so exciting to welcome a new fur child into the family. However, since raising a puppy can be hard work, below are some tips from of the knowledgeable Somerset West vet from Teva Clinic, Dr Karin Wilson. Hopefully, these tips will be of assistance in raising a well-rounded pup.
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Tips for Your New Puppy

You have a new puppy. It is always so exciting to welcome a new fur child into the family. However, since raising a puppy can be hard work, below are some tips from of the knowledgeable Somerset West vet from Teva Clinic, Dr Karin Wilson. Hopefully, these tips will be of assistance in raising a well-rounded pup.

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Rabbit Care 101

Why rabbits make great pets: Rabbits make lovely pets – they are as interactive as a puppy yet a lot less demanding. Therefore, if you

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