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How to take care of your Dog

Friday, September 23, 2016

Updated 2017
Properly caring for a Canine involves a lot more than occasionally “throwing the dog a bone” from time to time. A dog, regardless of breed, requires regular care and attention for them to remain healthy and happy.

A Balanced Diet is Key

Once they reach adulthood, most breeds of dog should be fed twice a day, ideally a mix of wet and dry food. …

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Ellerslie Pets meet the Vets At Abbotts way

Monday, April 20, 2015

We are always amazed at the amount of pets that visit Abbotts Way Vet from the Ellerslie area. Ellerslie is a pet lovers centre and being close to Remuera we do tend to get a lot of clientele from Ellerslie who have been with us for many years.

Apart from the racecourse Ellerslie has a thriving community with a great shopping centre, plenty of parks to walks the dogs in and …

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Patellar Luxation surgery – a new technique.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

At Abbotts Way Veterinary Clinic we have started using the Ridgestop method which will replace the older trochleoplasty surgery.

The patella normally tracks up and down the trochlear groove at the end of your thighbone just above the knee joint. In dogs that have had patellar luxation, the trochlear groove tends to flatten out and the ridges of the trochlear groove become worn down.
Using the trochleoplasty method the hyaline cartilage …

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MMP for Cranial Cruciate Ligament Surgery

Thursday, March 5, 2015

At Abbotts Way Veterinary Clinic we are now pleased to be able to offer this new modification of the TTA (tibial tuberosity advancement) procedure.

Like the TTA and the TTO (triple tibial osteotomy) the overall aim of the procedure is to get the tibial plateau at 90 degrees to the patellar tendon. In simple terms this makes the patellar tendon act in a similar way to the cranial cruciate ligament …

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My Itchy Pet

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Whilst many pets suffer from skin allergies year round, they do seem to be more prominent in the warmer months and a lot of our patients are arriving at the vet clinic at the moment with the same symptoms: red, itchy skin especially on the tummy and paws, ear infections and hotspots

Don’t miss our special currently to get your pet checked out

Skin allergies …

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Steroids And Your Pet

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Many of you have probably had pets who have been prescribed steroids at some stage in their lives.
These are not anabolic steroids so will not turn your pet into a beefcake or allow it run faster or jump higher but corticosteroids which have many important benefits but also side effects if not used correctly. If your pet has been prescribed a steroid in the past it is likely to …

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Caring For Your New Kitten

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Your New Kitten

Congratulations on the new addition to your family! Over the next year your kitten will go through many changes both physical and emotional and you will probably have lots of questions about his or her wellbeing and care.

This article attempts to answer your most common concerns but if you do have any further queries at all please feel free to contact us at the clinic

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Abbotts Way puppy caring

Caring For You New Puppy

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Your New Puppy

Congratulations on the new addition to your family! Over the next year your puppy will go through many changes both physical and emotional and you will probably have lots of questions about his or her wellbeing and care.

This article attempts to answer your most common concerns but if you do have any further queries all please feel free to contact us at the clinic on 524 8361

Vaccinations

Your puppy’s …

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Abbotts Way Dental services for your Pet

Vets Auckland | Ginny Has A Dental Job

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Hi my name is Ginny and I am having a general anaesthetic today to have my teeth scaled and polished. Preanaesthetic bloods have been run, to check liver and kidney function in particular to ensure the anaesthetic is as safe as possible.

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Choosing the best Vet for your pets

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A vet clinic needs to understand the role your pet’s play in your life. Vet clinic play an important role in the well being of your pets. A good vet clinic needs to provide the best care and service to you and your pets. Below are some tips in helping you choose the right vets Auckland.

Always Ask the kind of services the vets offers, it is also good to ask …

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