• New Pet Obesity Clinic at Vets On Wheels

    New Pet Obesity Clinic at Vets On Wheels

    Vets On Wheels Obesity Clinic for Small Animals offers customized weight management plans that allow for safe and obtainable weight loss, under the guidance of a professional Vet. Obesity is a common health problem in dogs and cats, and can be due to several reasons. It can lead to numerous serious diseases that can affect

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  • Puppy Party

    Puppy Party

    It is important to socialise your puppy at a young age. He will learn to play without being too rough, accept other dogs, and know that other doggies can be fun too! What better way to do it than at your vets – where your puppy can get over the fear of going to the

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  • Chiropractic for Dogs and Horses

    Chiropractic for Dogs and Horses

    A lot of our clients ask – What is chiropractic? Chiropractic is a highly specific manual diagnostic and therapeutic method that deals with the examination, treatment and prophylaxis of functional limitations of joints of the spine and limbs. In other words…. it helps find out what is wrong with joints, treats them, and helps so

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  • Refeeding a Starved Horse.

    Refeeding a Starved Horse.

    It is always a sad picture to see a „skin and bone“ horse. Horses can become malnourished because of various reasons – pure neglect, after a long and difficult illness, due to poor teeth quality, parasitism or poor quality food. Prolonged period of malnutrition leads to muscle wastage, general weakness, hypothermia, decreased gut function, wound

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  • Case of the month: Congenital Idiopathic Megaesophagus

    Case of the month: Congenital Idiopathic Megaesophagus

    Skaar, a sweet little patient of Dr. Carla,  is a 9 month old puppy. He was born with “Congenital Idiopathic Megaesophagus” , it is a disorder that sometimes is not immediately diagnosed, and needs specific tests to verify the condition. The esophagus (or food pipe going down to the stomach) lacks muscular tone. This makes

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  • Neck Muscle Infections

    Neck Muscle Infections

    Your horse might receive many injections in his neck during his lifetime. Whether it is a vaccination for the flu and tetanus, or treatment for pain and injuries. If performed correctly, they won’t cause anything more than a little bit of soreness… every now and again though, injection sites can become infected by bacteria that

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  • EAR MITES IN PETS

    EAR MITES IN PETS

    Meet Mr. #otodectescynotis also called the #EarMite. is an arachnid like all other mites and ticks and it has 8 legs , they are contagious, spreading in dogs, cats, rabbits, & ferrets. They spend their entire life cycle in a pets ear canal and can lead to Otitis externa. Fortunately, they’re easily treatable , contact

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  • Vets On Wheels Equine Orthopaedic Case Study – LEMON

    Case Study : A 17 year old Standardbred trotter who is retired from racing was found in his paddock with an injury to his knee.  The wound was assessed at the stables by Dr Claire, but due to the depth and severity of the wound he was taken to the Vets On Wheels Marsa clinic

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  • Caring for your pregnant mare

    Most mares foal at 330-336 days of gestation.   Before foaling Six weeks before please ensure your mare receives a booster vaccination for tetanus and influenza If the mare is due to foal in a different stable than normal, she should be moved to the stable six weeks before foaling. Ideally she should be bedded

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  • GET READY FOR THE FLU! + YOUR HORSE TOO!

    GET READY FOR THE FLU! + YOUR HORSE TOO!

    Thinking of getting the Influenza vaccine this winter? Don’t forget your horse needs vaccinations too! What are horses vaccinated for? All horses, ponies and donkeys over the age of 6 months should be vaccinated for Influenza and Tetanus. How can I check if my horse is vaccinated? All vaccinations are recorded in your horse’s passport. 

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