Mira Mar Veterinary Hospital

Your local vet in Albany

Latest newsletter out now!

Latest newsletter out now!

Please click here to view our latest monthly newsletter!  We hope you enjoy it. May 2024 - Emergency essentials: Is your pet prepared? Don't forget to sign up using the form below, if you want this great newsletter in your mailbox every month! [firedrum_form...

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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:...

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Do you have a polite pet?

Do you have a polite pet?

March is all about pet behaviour - linking with the Australian Veterinary Association's 'Polite Pets Month' - designed to highlight common behavioural problems in pets, and ways that your vet can be involved in the management and improvement of these problems. Our...

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Itchy and Scratchy

Itchy and Scratchy

The most simple way to make sure your pet is comfy this summer is to prevent itchy skin. Allergies to fleas, grasses, trees, plant pollen, dust mites and moulds as well as certain foods can all set off an itchy and scratchy show at your house! Itchy dogs will bite,...

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Keep your pet safe this Christmas

Keep your pet safe this Christmas

It's fun to involve your pet in the Christmas and New Year celebrations so here are our top tips on how to keep them safe. Paws off the following Chocolate, grapes, raisins and sultanas are poisonous to dogs. Always keep your pets away from the Christmas table...

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Euthanasia – deciding when it’s time

Euthanasia – deciding when it’s time

Euthanasia is a very difficult topic to think about but it's an important one, and something that we as veterinarians deal with every day. Deciding when is the right time to euthanise a pet can be one of the most difficult decisions you'll ever make. Most of us hope...

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Dementia can affect our pets too

Dementia can affect our pets too

It is well known that ageing takes a toll on our entire body including our brain - and the same goes for our pets. Research confirms that our pets can suffer from dementia and the disease that affects dogs (known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction) has many similarities...

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Caring for a senior pet – our top tips

Caring for a senior pet – our top tips

You might not realise it but dogs and cats are considered senior citizens when they reach 8 years of age. Our furry senior friends require some extra special attention to help keep them happy and healthy. Here's a few of our top tips for senior care. A regular health...

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Pet Of The Month

Pet Of The Month

Photos of Arnie the wonder dog, an intra-operative picture of his tracheal tumour, and giving his dad a big kiss in recovery When choosing our 'Pet of the Month' for the past month, we couldn't go past one of the most interesting and challenging cases that we have...

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The Ins and Outs of a Dental Procedure

The Ins and Outs of a Dental Procedure

If we have diagnosed your pet with dental disease we will most likely recommend dental clean.This is a very common procedure and is essential in treating dental disease. If your pet is having a dental procedure there’s a few things you need to know: A general...

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