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By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 9:16 AM

Attention cat owners! Don’t be tempted to wash your cat in a flea shampoo as these are almost always pyrethrin-based and are POISONOUS TO CATS. Also - be aware that dogs bathed in pyrethrin shampoos can be a source of poison for your cat if she licks and grooms your dog. Ask us for the best flea prevention and treatment for your pets.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Thursday, 15 October 2015 8:47 AM

Can you believe it - we are entering snake bite season again! Long grass around dams and rivers are great spots for snakes to hide so keep your eyes peeled. Signs of snake bite include dilated pupils, weakness, collapse and red urine. Call us IMMEDIATELY if you suspect your pet has been bitten by a snake.

By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Tuesday, 6 October 2015 9:50 AM

It’s time for a spring clean! When it comes to bathing your dog choosing the correct shampoo is very important. Don’t be tempted to use human shampoo (even baby shampoo) as it’s the wrong pH for your pooch. If your dog is itchy, oily or has sensitive skin we can recommend the most suitable shampoo.

 After Hours & Emergencies  08 8531 4000

Our emergency service offers a veterinarian on call : telephone 0885 314 000 when the clinic is closed to hear a recorded message and directions to speak to a staff member.

Always phone first before rushing to the clinic with an injured animal or other emergency. An additional fee is charged outside normal clinic hours.