Clinic News & Health Information
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...
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!...
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...
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...
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....
Our COVID policy will be changing from 11th October 2021 as NSW opens up again from lockdown.
Many dogs develop symptoms in spring because they are allergic to elements of their environment, including pollen, dust mites, plants, fleas & insects.
Pet insurance gives pet owners peace of mind, knowing it will take care of some or all treatment costs if your pet becomes sick or has an accident.
To maximise the good times and minimise the risks, here are five things you need to know before going to the dog park.
Make the most of this extra bonding time with your pet during lockdown with these great COVID-safe activities.
For humans, good dental health plays an important role in your overall wellbeing. The same principle holds true for your pets.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here’s how you can help your fur-ever friend prance through life, free from pain and mobility restrictions year-round.
Due to the current mouse plague sweeping across regional NSW, we’re seeing more and more pets fall victim to rat bait poisoning.
We have tips and advice on how to calm your cat and help them cope with any at-home stressors.
We’ve created a fun quiz to help you discover which dog breed might be right for you. Be one step closer to finding your perfect canine companion.
Worried that your dog has chocolate poisoning? Learn about the symptoms and why we recommend keeping chocolate away from your puppy.
Parvovirus is a highly infectious and debilitating canine virus. It mostly affects young, unvaccinated dogs. Learn how to protect your puppy.
Myxomatosis is a devastating disease that rabbits are highly susceptible to. Protect your rabbit by taking these preventative steps.
We do surgery differently. To keep your pet safe and comfortable during surgery, we include a range of additional services.
Welcoming a dog into your home is an exciting yet stressful time. Use our new puppy owner guide to make your experience as easy as possible.
As the weather warms up, our pets become more vulnerable to heat stress. Here are our top 5 tips for keeping your pet cool this summer.
Your dog has sensitive hearing and may experience distress during a storm. Here are our tips and tricks for keeping your dog safe in a storm.
Your pet may face a urinary issue at any time. It’s essential to know the warning signs and what you can do to help your pet.
Merry Christmas to you and your pets from Fletcher Vet. Please take note of our Christmas closedown dates and the last day for surgery.
Keep your pet safe from ticks this summer. Learn the warning signs and how to prevent your pets getting sick from paralysis ticks.
Spring 2020 Newsletter
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