Clinic News & Health Information

Holiday Health Checks

Holiday Health Checks

The holiday period is a busy time of year, and sometimes stressful! Luckily, we’ve got your pet covered with our HOLIDAY HEALTH CHECKS! From boarding, travelling, home safety, and creating a stress-free environment, take the guess work out of your pet’s holiday...

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Pooey! Is your pet’s gut in a rut? 💩

Pooey! Is your pet’s gut in a rut? 💩

Has this happened to you? You’re sitting on the lounge, cuddled up with your family watching a show, and then out of nowhere...       BAM!What is that smell?? Did our pooch get into the garbage? Uh Oh. We might have a case of a bad microbiota 😬 Read on!...

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Medicating your pet at home

Medicating your pet at home

Medicating your pet isn't always as easy as it sounds. Some dogs are very fussy with tablets, and some cats take-off at just the mere sound of the blister pack! Here we detail the ins and outs of medication use at home, and why it is so important to stick to the...

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Storm anxiety – here’s how to help

Storm anxiety – here’s how to help

Storms have been rolling-in around Newcastle lately. We treat many pets for storm anxiety, or related noise phobias. Typical storm noises, such as cracks of lightning and booms of thunder can trigger a response, but so can even the subtlest signs of a storm, such as...

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It’s Tick Season – What do you need to know?

It’s Tick Season – What do you need to know?

Tick season is well and truly here. We have seen a BIG rise in tick cases over the past week. Many vet clinics, including our own, have been inundated with very sick pets due to paralysis tick poisoning. We cannot stress the importance of tick preventative medication....

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COVID-19 Current Policy

COVID-19 Current Policy

As of Thursday 5th August 2021, 5:00pm, Newcastle and the Hunter region will be in lockdown. Veterinary clinics are considered an essential service, so we will remain open for when you need us. Please read the following changes to our policy for when visiting our...

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Senior Pet Month

Senior Pet Month

Take special care of your senior pet this month. If they’re eight years or older, you’ll want to read this blog. We have everything you need to know about an ageing pet.

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Watch out. Heartworm’s about!

Watch out. Heartworm’s about!

There’s been a recent rise in heartworm cases across the Hunter Valley. Here’s everything you need to know about preventing your pet from becoming infected.

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A guide to vaccinating your pets

A guide to vaccinating your pets

Staying current with your pet’s vaccinations schedule is a critical part of responsible pet ownership. Here’s your go-to resource for all your vaccination queries.

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Puppy Preschool Essentials

Puppy Preschool Essentials

Fletcher Vet’s Puppy Preschool gives you and your puppy the essential training tools so your pup is a well-mannered, obedient and friendly companion.

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Christmas Closedown Dates

Christmas Closedown Dates

Merry Christmas to you and your pets from Fletcher Vet. Please take note of our Christmas closedown dates and the last day for surgery.

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Spring 2020 Newsletter

Read our Spring newsletter for all your need-to-know information about the latest at Fletcher Vet.

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Have a new puppy?

Puppy Preschool is the best way for your new addition to learn how to socialise and be part of the family. We run Puppy Preschool throughout the year, and bookings fill fast. 
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