Gungahlin Vet Hospital

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Hydatids

The tiny hydatid tapeworm of dogs can cause severe health problems for humans. This award winning essay is by medical student Joannah Chappel. She is a qualifed veterinary nurse who we are lucky enough to employ on some weekends.

Profender: Easy worming for cats

It’s extremely valuable to be able to give a tablet to your cat. If they ever become sick, you want to know that you can medicate them, hopefully without too much hassle. Ideally a cat is taught from a very young age to accept handling e.g. mouth examinations, touching of the paws and brushing. As a kitten they should have many positive handling experiences and grow up to feel ok about having their mouths opened and a tablet popped in. This isn’t always the case however and it’s helpful …