Rat Poison and your dog?

Rodenticides ( = commercial rat poison products, made to be very palatable) cause a Coagulopathy, an inability for blood to clot. Appropriate blood clotting is an important self-regulating function in the body, and there are 2 separate pathways that are responsible for keeping the balance: 1) Platelets ( also called…

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What is SPIROCERCOSIS ?

This disease is caused by a potentially lethal parasitic worm, spirocerca lupi, which is carried by dung beetles that ingest the spirocerca eggs present in faecal matter. Dung beetles are naturally coprophagic ( = feeding on excrement) and, having ingested spirocerca eggs, the immature larvae hatch inside the dung beetle.…

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Services & Facilities

Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital prides itself on sophisticated diagnostic, imaging, laboratory equipment, all of which is intended to facilitate the highest level of pet care offered to our clients. It is regarded as essential that we not only keep up to date with rapidly-developing medical information, but the vets enthusiastically…

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