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    • MARCH 23, 2022
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    Taking Care of your Bearded Dragon

    Taking Care of your Bearded Dragon

    Bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) are opportunistic omnivores. They are native to the deserts of Australia, where food may be hard to find, so bearded dragons are not finicky eaters. Their stomachs are large to accommodate large quantities of plant matter, insects, and the occasional small rodent or lizard. They get their name from the spiny projections

    • FEBRUARY 9, 2022
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    We Are Recruiting !

    We Are Recruiting !

    “We are proud to be at par with peers worldwide and we do not let ourselves be limited by the fact that we are a small island with limited resources”   We are a mixed practice on the all-year-round-sunny island of Malta. Our clinic offers the only equine surgical facility on the island. We have

    • NOVEMBER 25, 2021
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    Four-Legged Visit to the Elderly

    Four-Legged Visit to the Elderly

    Vets On Wheels Staff were greeted at two HOMES FOR THE ELDERLY together with two very UNIQUE visitors… Ghandi the enormous but very gentle show-jumping horse and MayMay the loveable golden retriever. They made every resident smile. Everyone felt their love and calmness. It was a truly beautiful experience. Our way of giving a little

    • OCTOBER 15, 2021
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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

    • JULY 27, 2021
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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

    • MAY 6, 2021
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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

    • JANUARY 26, 2021
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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

    • JANUARY 4, 2021
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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

    • DECEMBER 6, 2020
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    Patient of The Month – Jacob, Our December Star!

    Patient of The Month – Jacob, Our December Star!

    This time its a horse with character! The deserving patient is Jacob, a very young, docile cob who was brought as a foal from abroad.  We don’t really know how he got himself into mischief, as usually happens in these cases. Owner found him with a cut on his leg. They called the on-call Vet

    • SEPTEMBER 1, 2020
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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