African Horse Sickness

African Horse Sickness is a very real and sometimes frustrating challenge for all of us and our horses. As horse owners, it is our responsibility to ensure that horses are vaccinated every year and that any movement of horses into the Western Cape African Horse Sickness (AHS) Controlled area complies…

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FAQ about Vets

1. WHAT QUALIFICATIONS DO VETERINARIANS NEED? Students who will be admitted to the degree programme will need 6 years to complete their Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc). WHAT ARE THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE BVSC DEGREE? School-leavers: All school-leaving applicants will have to submit Grade 11 results with the required…

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Veterinary vaccination recommendations

Here are the current veterinary recommendations, from SAVA, around cat and dog vaccinations (www.sava.co.za) **Blue Hills Vets highly recommend you discuss your specific pet (and demographic) needs, risks, exposures, with them, and so have an informed and tailor-made vaccination protocol, meeting your and the dept.agrics requirements** Vaccinations protect your pet…

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Stem Cell Therapy

Does your pet suffer from osteoarthritis? Regenerative therapy in the form of Stem Cells may dramatically improve his/her mobility and Quality of life” Blue Hills Veterinary hospital – Cutting edge Stem Cell therapy Dr Tim Hepplestone recently attended a conference regarding the advancement of Stem Cell Therapy as a treatment…

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CT – Now available to you.

In conjunction with Equicare, Blue Hills Veterinary Hospital is delighted to offer clients the availability of our latest diagnostic imaging modality – Computerized Tomography (CT scan). CT is now available to Equine and Small Animal patients, and referral cases are welcome. Dr Angela Rogers is the attending Practitioner performing the…

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