Pet Care

Supporting our seniors

By Mira Mar Vets | 28 June 2022

As our beloved pets grow older, they may start to require our help with certain self-care tasks. Here are a few things that you might […]

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More than just the bare bones on joint care

By Mira Mar Vets | 28 June 2022

Unfortunately, arthritis affects a significant proportion of middle-aged to elderly dogs and cats, particularly those born with developmental joint problems (such as hip dysplasia) or […]

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Mental health maintenance for senior pets

By Mira Mar Vets | 28 June 2022

When it comes to quality of life in cats and dogs, mental health is just as important as physical health. Here are some practical ways […]

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“Please hold” – urinary incontinence explained

By Mira Mar Vets | 28 June 2022

Unfortunately, even pets who have previously had excellent toileting control can develop incontinence (urine or stool leakage) issues as they get older. Significant urinary or […]

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The tastiest medicine

By Mira Mar Vets | 9 June 2022

The tastiest medicine Sometimes, good food really is the best therapy. No, we’re not talking about sweets or cupcakes (although our staff would never say […]

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Fuel for mischief!

By Mira Mar Vets | 9 June 2022

Fuel for mischief! How can you support your new pup’s growth and development? Offering the right nutrition and exercise is a great place to start. […]

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To test or not to test?

By Mira Mar Vets | 2 June 2022

To test or not to test? If you’ve noticed that your pet has a new lump, especially if it is growing quickly or causing discomfort, […]

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When a lump isn’t a tumour

By Mira Mar Vets | 2 June 2022

When a lump isn’t a tumour Yes, a lump on your pet’s skin could potentially be a tumour requiring further investigation. But rest assured, there […]

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Common skin lumps

By Mira Mar Vets | 2 June 2022

Common skin lumps Uh oh! You were having a lovely cuddle with your pet when you felt a small lump on their skin… what could […]

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BEWARE! RAT/MOUSE AND SNAIL/SLUG BAIT POISONINGS

By Mira Mar Vets | 2 June 2022

BEWARE! RAT/MOUSE AND SNAIL/SLUG BAIT POISONINGS Unfortunately over the past few weeks, we have been seeing a number of cases of pets (mainly dogs) being […]

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Avoiding medication “cat-astrophes”

By Mira Mar Vets | 7 April 2022

Avoiding medication “cat-astrophes” While we prescribe various oral and topical flea, tick and worming medications for our feline patients, we understand that administering these products […]

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That’s a tick for parasite prevention

By Mira Mar Vets | 7 April 2022

That’s a tick for parasite prevention Is your pet up-to-date with a thorough routine of external parasite prevention? Depending on your dog or cat’s home […]

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