Gungahlin Vet Hospital

Petcare Info

Parvovirus

Parvovirus causes perhaps the most severe gastroenteritis in dogs, with a high fatality rate, but is entirely preventable by vaccination.

Arthritis

Cold weather and stiff joints seem to go together. However, arthritis doesn’t just affect humans – arthritis is just as painful and movement limiting for our pets as it can be for us, especially in the colder months. Arthritis is extremely common, with surveys showing that as many as one dog in five, and up to 80% of aged cats, actively suffer from this very debilitating condition. Unfortunately, most pets are very stoic, and do not show the pain and discomfort they are suffering. This is e…