Newsletters

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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...

October 2019 Newsletter

HIGHlands Veterinary Hospital has been busy with the spring weather settling into its new season. The HIGHlands team has stressed the necessity for guarding against fleas and ticks that are now out and about with the warmer weather. Both these parasites create considerable health problems for pets, which are very easy to prevent. And as you know, our team at...

September 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to Your September Newsletter. Spring is a busy time for pets and owners! Now is the ideal time to up the grooming and help your pet to shed it’s winter coat before you are overcome with tumbleweeds of pet hair rolling around your home. There is also an increase of worms, fleas, toads and ticks to contend with as they get more mobile. Even the mosquitoes are...

August 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to Your August Newsletter. Making it easy to connect with us, our HIGHlands APP is super easy to install and use. Download the APP from Google Play or the App Store and search for HIGHlands Veterinary Hospital Create your account on the login page using the email we have on file for you. Click the link in the verification email and we are good to go! When...

July 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to Your July Newsletter. During the depth of winter, many dogs and cats will prefer to stay inside much like their owners, keeping close to the heat source. Only the frisky young animals want to go out and play, whereas seniors will avoid it as much as possible. While animals do need a bit of extra food over winter to boost them up, don’t overdo it or you...

June 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to Your June Newsletter. Winter has arrived! And while some welcome it’s chilly embrace, others such as young, skinny or elderly pets can find it a challenge. Now is the time for a deeply padded bed for your pet to snuggle into. Another area to consider is your pet’s daily food allowance. Keeping warm uses additional calories so they may need a bit extra...

May 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to Your May Newsletter. Autumn is a lovely time of the year. After the heat of summer, it is a time to chill out and enjoy the cooler days. Pets enjoy the change as well, as they seem to have more energy. Dogs can get outside and play their hearts out, which is great for building up strength and resistance to winter. Sadly parasites also have a ‘last fling’...

March 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to Your March Newsletter. With the arrival of March, we can look forward to cooler weather although there will still be some hot days yet to try our patience. What are some of the things we should be aware of with our pets? As the weather cools, you can take your dog for longer walks and build up their fitness for winter. Now that the festive season is past,...

February 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to Your February Newsletter. Summer is shining on us in all its glory with the heat testing even the hardy wildlife. It’s nice to see people putting out water stations for the wildlife, just to help give them a little respite from the dehydrating effects of the drought. Small containers of water attached to a tree will help the birds and koalas, while...