Make sure you watch this demonstration video on how to check your dog for lumps and bumps!
Not all lumps and bumps are nasty but some can be! Early detection is the key!
From now till August we are offering FNA tests for FREE! This is a simple and painless test that can provide you with immediate results (value $58 – conditions apply)
If you find a lump of your furfriend, call us to take advantage of this offer and for peace of mind
Meet the beautiful Mindy who had to have both eyes removed…. watch the video to learn her story and find out why
Want to know what happens behind the scenes when you bring your pet in to be desexed?
Here is a sneak peek (without any of the gory bits) on what happens here at Highlands Veterinary Hospital
Whisky – Acanthomatous Epulis
Meet Whisky who came in to see us with a lump in his mouth. This lump turned out to be an acanthomatous epulis tumour.
Dr Gelderman performed a partial jaw amputation to remove the tumour and within hours of the surgery Whisky was eating and back to normal!
Even to look at him you would never know the difference
Watch the video and learn more Warning – Graphic Content
This is Orlando who has a common eye problem called Meibomian tumour. Watch the video to learn more…
When should you start to worry if your pet refuses to eat?
The exact treatment in a change of appetite really depends on the underlying cause… is your pet being fussy or can it be something more serious?
In this video Dr Gelderman talks about potential reasons why your pet is not eating and what you should do about it
Alfie the rabbit came in to see us with overgrown teeth. Watch the video and learn what happened next!
Did you know that we perform health checks on your pet whenever you bring them in to see us?
The beautiful Bella came in for her yearly vaccination and upon doing a routine health check Dr Gelderman discovered that her wrists were not as flexible as they should normally be.
Upon further investigation he doscovered she has wrist spurs.
Watch the video to learn exactly what wrist spurs are, what they look like and Bella’s treatment going forward.
This is Bert. Poor Bert came in to see us with perineal hernia… Watch the video to learn his story and watch the operation
ADental disease is the biggest killer of the modern cat or dog. Find out what you can do to prevent this happening to your pet
Do you struggle to get your cat to the vet? In this video Dr Gelderman explain how to make it easy for both you and your cat AND provides you with some great tips 🐱
Rose the horse.
Did you know that horses can also get periodontal disease? Meet Rose and learn about her story…
This is Ace who was brought into us because his owner noticed his lameness. Watch the video to learn more
Meet Cooper who has a very common cancer in Boxers called Mastocytoma
Meet Lou Lou who came in to see us this week for an emergency cesarean.
We are happy to say that she had three very happy, healthy and beautiful puppies
When to worry if your pet refuses to eat
When should you start to worry if your pet refuses to eat?
In this video, Dr. Gelderman explains the reason why your pet might stop eating, and what you should do
Toxoplasmosis in cats – ‘Elizabeth’
Toxoplasmosis in cats is very rare, but we have seen 4 cases just recently.
In this video learn what Toxoplasmosis is, how your cats can contract it and what you need to do
Wandering Jew and how if effects your dog
If your dog is suffering from skin allergies then this common plant could be the culprit!
Also, keep an eye out for a special guest appearance from Ava our clinic puppy 🐶
How often do you check your dog’s mouth?
Buddy came in to see us for a number of things, and routine inspection discovered an epulis growth in his mouth
What foods should you NOT feed your pet?
Meet George the rooster who was brought in to see us with bumblefoot.
Check out his progress with this unconventional treatment!
What happens when you bring your dog in for a check up?
In this video learn the ‘whats’ and the ‘why’s’ on what you can expect when we run a comprehensive physical exam on your dog
Meet the beautiful Koda! Koda was in a nasty accident a few years ago that required a plate to be placed in her leg. Over time this plate has worn and now that Kodas leg is fully healed, this plate can now be removed
Does your cat/dog suffer from this? 8 out 10 cats and dogs do!
Canine Dental disease
Meet the adorable Toby from Golden oldies animal rescue who was brought to us with carpal hyperextension syndrome. The operation to fix took us quite a few hours but the results are worth it
Follow us with this Part 1 video and follow Toby’s journey…
This amazing tool makes teeth extraction a lot less painful and traumatic for your pet!
Meet Charlene who was brought in to us as she was having difficulty birthing her pups
Meet China who was brought to us by Golden oldies animal rescue. China suffers from Cerebellum disease, which affects her balance. Her story is a unique one (sadly with no cure) but she can still live a very happy and normal life
Learn how to safely trim your budgies beak
This is Arnie the 11yr old Dalmation who came to see us with gravel in his urethra. This video will amaze you at what we found when we operated!
Happy to report that Arnie is doing well
Meet Gypsy who came to us as a rescue from the Golden oldies animal rescue at only 3yrs of age.
Gypsy has skin cancer which is brought on by UV light (yes, dogs can get sun skin cancer too!)
We were able to remove the cancer and after some recovery time Gypsy will be ready to be re-homed… watch her journey with us at Highlands Veterinary Hospital
Cats who are said to suffer from feline Down Syndrome have wide-set and round eyes compared to the closer-set and slightly slanted eyes normally associated to felines, but can lead very normal lives
Meet Molly who was presented to us with jaw cancer, after a partial jaw amputation she is now living (and eating!) happily and normally