Covid Level 4 at Halifax Vet Centre

Dear clients, We are now in Level 4 at Halifax Veterinary Centre. Veterinary practice is classified an essential service, but we must restrict our activity to what really is essential – treating the ill and the injured. Sadly, there will be no face-to-face interaction...

Is your dog coughing? Kennel Cough in Nelson.

  When I moved to Nelson from Christchurch to buy half of the Halifax Veterinary Surgery practice and job-share it with founder Tim Barraud I didn’t believe Tim’s assertion that dogs in Nelson didn’t get kennel cough. It had been quite common for me to see two or...

Unwanted Christmas guests – fleas in the home.

It has been an uncharacteristically slow start to the summer flea season, probably due to the unseasonal weather. It may also be because a higher proportion of our clients are taking advantage of our reminder system and are using flea prevention treatments regularly....

New Year’s resolutions for pets!

As we reflect on the Christmas just past the highlights will probably be wonderful times with family and friends rather than the stuff we received. Presents do give us a thrill but the investment in relationships pays the biggest dividend. When Tedi Busch joined...