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We are Best Practice

  As a responsible and caring pet owner it’s nice to know that the veterinary practice you choose meets the highest industry standards. Levin & Horowhenua Vets has met the rigorous standards defined by the BESTPRACTICE® committee of the NZ … Continue reading

No Bones About It…

  Should you feed your dog bones? There is much debate around the issue, no bones about it, but we say no, and here’s why. Bones can make your dog very unwell, and even be deadly. Bones get stuck in … Continue reading

When Your Cat Can’t Pee

  Sometimes we notice our cats frequently going (or trying to go) to the toilet. We may describe this as straining, or think that they are constipated. Sometimes they manage to pass little drops of urine which may be tinged … Continue reading

Are You Prepared for Another 6 Family Members?

Thousands of unwanted kittens, cats, puppies and dogs that end up on our streets, in shelters and rescue facilities, with simply not enough people to take them home, are killed every year. No-kill facilities are placed under extreme pressure and … Continue reading

Summer Safe Pets

Take some simple precautions to keep your much loved pet healthy, happy and safe this summertime. Keep your pet cool. A panting animal is trying to cool down. If they can’t, they may become heat stressed, and this can rapidly … Continue reading

Keeping Pets Safe During the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be overwhelming for animals and a full house can be quite intimidating. There’s a lot going on, and plenty of trouble to get into. Here are a few suggestions for how you can put your pet … Continue reading

Parvo Virus in Dogs

Canine parvovirus, normally referred to as Parvo, is a highly infectious, potentially fatal disease of dogs.  The majority of cases are seen in puppies and young dogs, but any age dog can contract this terrible disease. Parvo is extremely contagious … Continue reading

Wellness and Your Pets

by Tracey Wallace BVSc As vets, our goal is to help you to keep your pets in the best of health. A relatively new approach to this is the development of ‘wellness’ plans, so that we can be proactive in … Continue reading