Pet Care Blog

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Thursday, 25 June 2015 3:34 PM

Has your cat stopped grooming himself, especially along the back and around the base of the tail? Did you ever think this might be due to arthritis? Cats sometimes stop grooming themselves when they have sore joints - it's just too much effort to turn around! Ask us for an arthritis check up today.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Thursday, 18 June 2015 1:56 PM

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 16 June 2015 4:47 PM

You can train your dog to do just about any trick. The best way is to break the large trick into smaller steps. Once the dog can do the first step, add the second step and so on until he/she can do the whole trick.
For example training your dog to roll over:
Train and reward the sit,
Then sit, drop
Then sit, drop, roll to the side
Then sit, drop, roll onto his/her back

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Thursday, 11 June 2015 1:54 PM

Your dog MAY be trying to tell you he has arthritic pain, so you need to learn to look out for some of the warning signs. Call us for a check up if you are worried.

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