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By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Thursday, 12 December 2019 8:09 AM
With Christmas and New Year’s around the corner, there may be some kind of fireworks or loud celebrations happening near your home. Though it’s a happy and fun time, it could mean stress and anxiety for your four-legged companion. Do you have a pet that is  sensitive to loud noises such as thunderstorms, fireworks, or household situations like the vacuum cleaner/other loud house hold appliances, doors slamming shut, people raising their voice, the sound of the hair dryer…? Depending on your dog’s level of sensitivity, there may be a few ways you can help reduce the stress and anxiety that he/she is suffering during these events.

Managing your dog’s environment by limiting exposure to the noise or distracting or redirecting him/her can be helpful in resolving minor levels of stress and anxiety. Such as; hiding under furniture or in other dark secluded areas, shaking, pacing or unwillingness to lie down or stay in one place, drooling and/or panting, shedding, vocalising, uncontrollably urinating or defecating,...
By Murray Bridge Vet Clinic on Sunday, 1 December 2019 4:33 PM

It’s the most, wonderful time... of the year! Who doesn’t love Christmas?! Not only for the presents Santa leaves us under the tree, but more importantly it’s for the time we spend with family and friends, stuffing our faces full of delicious food and reflecting on the year that was 2019. We’ve had a pretty full on year at MBVC – we’ve had major renovations in and outside the clinic with our new client car park and our waiting room and administration area revamped. We’ve welcomed new staff to our team, but have also had to say goodbye to some too. All in all, we’ve had a top year here at the clinic!

As we said above, we know Christmas means lots of delicious meals! With this it means that we need to keep a watchful eye on our plates to make sure our sneaky and determined four-legged companions don’t steal anything off them! Though they are irresistible, some foods can actually make...

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