The top five reasons to care about your pet’s dental health!

We humans take our teeth very seriously! Despite the dreaded visits to the dentist, nothing beats a pearly white smile. The same goes for our furry friends! 

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How to prepare your pet for a visit to the vet

A trip to the vet is an important part of your pet’s wellbeing.

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Dental diseases in cats

Keeping our pearly whites strong and healthy takes a lot of work. Brushing twice a day, flossing and the list goes on. Who doesn’t love a trip to the dentist twice (if we are really good) a year?

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Meet Kira

Did you know that cats that are obese have shorter lifespans than those that maintain a healthy weight? Obesity is one of the most prominent diseases that we see in our veterinary clinic.

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Changes to our Opening Hours & Our Online Booking System

As of the start of March, we’ve made some changes to our clinic hours during the weekend. 

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Cattery news!

As some of you may be aware, we’ve been working on a bit of a makeover for the cattery recently and are pleased to announce it’s now officially complete, and we have reduced our boading fees!

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Our itchy pets

Is your pet itching all the time, skin looks inflamed or shaking their head?

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Our New Service: Dental Radiography 

Upper Hutt Veterinary Hospital is excited to announce the addition of dental radiography to our list of services.

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Meet Paddy!

Paddy came to us with a wound on his shoulder from a recent cat fight – this was most obvious in his manner, as he wasn’t his normal cuddly self.

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Farewell Dr Ray

This month we farewell Dr Raymond (Ray) Lord. Ray has been the owner and lead vet of Upper Hutt Veterinary clinic since he purchased the practice in May 1982.

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