Mira Mar Veterinary Hospital

Your local vet in Albany

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The don’ts of desexing

The don’ts of desexing

Whilst we often consider desexing operations to be “routine” in pets, it’s important to remember that they are still a surgical procedure (and a particularly significant one in the case of female pets!), and potentially serious complications can sometimes occur....

Newsletter Archive

Newsletter Archive

Are you looking for an older edition of our monthly newsletter? Please choose from our newsletter archive to view previous editions: May 2024 - Emergency essentials: Is your pet prepared? April 2024 - Care tips for your unique pets March 2024 - Decoding pet behaviour:...

One kitten or two?

One kitten or two?

Whilst we tend to think of cats as solitary animals, they can demonstrate more social behaviours depending on their local environment and the individual cats involved. Two cats are more likely to form a close bond if they are from the same litter, are a kitten and...

The dreaded nail trim

The dreaded nail trim

Unfortunately, nail trim phobias in pets are reasonably common. They can result from a negative experience (such as a nail accidentally being cut too short previously) or may develop in naturally anxious pets or puppies who didn't receive adequate positive...

Tales of tail chasing

Tales of tail chasing

If you’ve watched any funny animal video compilations, you may have giggled once or twice at footage of dogs chasing their own tails in a ridiculous fashion. But is this behaviour a harmless canine quirk, or does it represent a problem? What is tail chasing? Tail...

Problems with protein?

Problems with protein?

In any pet with recurrent skin irritation or gut upset symptoms, the possibility of an underlying food allergy should be considered. Read on for the ins and outs of food allergies in pets. Causes of food allergies Food allergies occur when pets develop an allergic...

Feline fun, indoors!

Feline fun, indoors!

A frequent question that we field from pet owners is, “Is it OK to keep my cat indoors?” Yes! Keeping your cat inside not only helps to keep them safe by reducing their likelihood of traumatic injuries and contagious diseases, but also protects our beloved wildlife...

Photo Shoot

Photo Shoot

The team had a very fun photo shoot with Krysta Guille Photography in September, to upgrade our head-shots and to capture the new clinic signage. We all learned that Dr Jialin can do the splits, although getting her up onto the wall took quite an effort! Thank you to...

‘Straya Day safety

‘Straya Day safety

Are you planning to host a barbeque this January? If so, we recommend checking out these pet-related safety reminders. Feed your pet the wrong food; their well-being could be at 'steak'. (Yes, when it comes to making BBQ puns, we are silly sausages!) Here's how to...