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Our articles are not meant to be a replacement for professional advice from your Veterinarian. If you have any concerns about your pet, please contact the Clinic.

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a slowly progressive and irreversible disease involving deterioration of the cartilage within joints. Arthritis is the medical term for inflammation of the joints, while osteoarthritis is the term referring to a form of chronic joint...

Canine Parvovirus in Australia

A University of Sydney study has found that around 20,000 canine parvo virus cases occur in Australia each year.  Nearly half of these cases (40-45%) result in death through euthanasia or the disease itself. Parvovirus was first detected in 1978 and...

Can Dogs and Cats Have Strokes?

As our pets' quality of living improves, they are living longer.  It is not uncommon for cats to live for 20 years now and dogs are not far behind. As a consequence, we are seeing more age-related diseases in pets, such as arthritis, cognitive dysfunction (dementia),...

RSPCA Cupcake Day

This year we are participating in Cupcake Day! Cupcake Day for the RSPCA is a national event held on the third Monday in August. All proceeds go to your state-based RSPCA to help continue the fight to make animal cruelty a thing of the past. On Monday the 18th of...

July is National Desexing Month

Mowbray Veterinary Clinic in conjunction with the National Desexing Network are launching National Desexing Month in July. Special offers are available during July for discounted desexing of Cats and Dogs to holders of any Pension or Health Care Concession Cards....

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It's Cracker Night tonight, and while fireworks are a lot of fun for us humans, many of our pets find them terrifying. So make sure your fences and gates are safe and secure, but even better if you can keep your pets inside with you. Put on some music or the TV to mask the sound, and remember that treats and cuddles will make them feel much better and will not reinforce the fear. Treats and cuddles are always a good thing!Use this link to check for fireworks near you.worksafe.tas.gov.au/topics/licensing-permits-and-registration/fireworks-permits/fireworks_issued_... ... See MoreSee Less
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