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COVID 19 in Pets

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
19/05/2020 00:00 AM
The Coronavirus (COV) is a RNA (Ribonucleic acid) virus. There are different strands of this virus that have been identified over the years. The current COVID 19 pandemic that we are experiencing is...

Covid-19 Policies

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
14/04/2020 00:00 AM
STAGE 2 - COVID-19 POLICIES EFFECTIVE FROM 25th March, 2020 We at the Maraboon Vet Surgery are committed to operating as a responsible essential service during the Covid-19 outbreak. We wish to reassu...

Heartworm in Dogs

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
10/03/2020 00:00 AM
The rain has finally come and everyone is so grateful! Unfortunately the wonderful rain has brought an onslaught of Mosquito’s which means Heartworm. Heartworm is a deadly round worm parasite that...

Dental Care in Dogs and Cat

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
11/02/2020 00:00 AM
Dogs and cats, like people, can have problems with their teeth and gums. Traditionally, animals “in the wild” lived on a varied and harsh diet, which kept teeth relatively clean. Domesticated animals...

Dog Socialization

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
14/01/2020 00:00 AM
It is always so exciting to bring a new puppy into the family home. It is also a very big responsibility and adjustment for all members of the family. Everyone has to make sure that the puppy is...

Christmas Gifts

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
10/12/2019 00:00 AM
We can’t believe it is coming to the end of yet another year, where is the time going? We all know that December gets crazy for everyone, so we have decided to lend a hand and help you get those last...

Doggy Day Care

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
12/11/2019 00:00 AM
We all know that it is hard enough to leave for work in the morning! It is so much worse when you add in your adorable dog giving you some serious ‘puppy eyes’ asking you not leave!! Well we can’t...

Dental Month

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
15/10/2019 00:00 AM
Periodontal disease (inflammation of some or all of the tooths’ deep supportive structure) is the most common disease in pets today. Periodontal disease, if not treated properly can cause large...

FIV in Cats

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
24/09/2019 00:00 AM
FIV (also known as feline immunodeficiency virus or feline AIDS) is a virus that affects cats only. It is similar in action to the human HIV/AIDS disease but not transmissible to humans. In the last...

Heartworm Disease in Emerald

Posted By Dr Angela Sutherland,
20/08/2019 00:00 AM
There has been an alarming number of positive heart worm cases within the Central Highlands Region over the past few months. With numbers increasing so quickly over a short period of time we need to...