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...
Role reversal in Cat and Mouse Tale

Role reversal in Cat and Mouse Tale

CAT AND MOUSE Jan Marsh has won our annual Halifax Hunter of the Year competition with this amusing story of role reversal. Her cat Po brings in the mice but Jan has to catch them! Jan tells it best in her own words…   “When I hear Po the cat come in...