Newsletters

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September 2020 Newsletter

September 2020 Newsletter

Hello and welcome to this month’s newsletter. The birds are singing, and nature is going through its renewal stage after the cold winter. We can look forward to longer days with warm breezes that will tickle your pet’s ears, causing them to race around acting goofy! But winter has not given up the fight, at least not yet. There are bound to be some surprising cold...

August 2020 Newsletter

With only one month left of winter, we can look forward to enjoying the milder spring. Covid-19 is still making its presence felt, and the reminder to continue social distancing, the hand sanitising, and wearing of masks is important in this pandemic era. The first six months of this year have been a challenge to say the least. It helps to keep a positive attitude,...

July 2020 Newsletter

There is an icy nip in the air as we head into July. Older pets will feel it more than an active youngster, so be aware of their needs and provide deep warm beds, nourishing food, and gentle exercise to keep them fit and mobile. For those with pets who suffer joint pain, come in and talk to us about how we can help them cope with the long winter aches and pains. Any...

June 2020 Newsletter

Hello and welcome to this month’s newsletter. Ever so slowly we are returning to normal life, or as they say on the news … the new normal. People are coming out of their homes, children are getting back into school, and many businesses are slowly picking up the pieces and returning to trade. It seems as if social distancing is here to stay, as is frequently washing...

May 2020 Newsletter

As life continues under strict supervision from Government & Health Authorities, people are coming up with some innovative ways to fill in their days during the lock down. Families are dragging out the long-forgotten board games and puzzles, dinner is returning to a family event, and pets are just loving all the extra time with their humans! Puppy school...

April 2020 Newsletter

April is a lovely time of year; the temperatures are cooler, and the weather seems more settled. As you are all aware, the Coronavirus or Covid-19 as we have come to know it, is causing all sorts of problems within our communities. We want to let you know that HIGHlands Veterinary Hospital is classified as an ‘essential service’ which means yes, we will be here for...

March 2020 Newsletter

Hello and welcome to this month’s newsletter. March is often a time of slightly cooler weather which we will welcome after the summer that we have all endured. But as the seasons change, so too does our pet’s requirements. With calmer cooler evenings, the necessities of pet care can be often overlooked. Fleas and Ticks are still around even in wet weather, and...

February 2020 Newsletter

Are you like me and wondering ‘Where did January go?’ It only seems like yesterday that it was the beginning of a new decade, and now we are one month down and dusted. Talking of dust, summer keeps on coming with soaring temperatures and dust clouds becoming a part of life. Remember pets need a refuge from the heat as do our native wildlife. A ready supply of water...

January 2020 Newsletter

This year sees the New Year start a brand-new decade, a time of endless possibilities and wonder. It doesn’t seem that long ago we were wondering what 2010 and beyond would bring. 2020 will start with hot issues such as climate change and the push to impeach the president of the United States. But to our pets, it is just another day, another decade, and they don’t...

November 2019 Newsletter

Hello and welcome to this month’s newsletter. We are well into spring now, with higher daily temperatures and drought like conditions making life difficult for animals, especially for our Wildlife. Recently we had a baby Wombat handed into us from some people who saw a Wombat lying beside the roadway, and they stopped to check the animal to see if they had any...