Pet Paws

The blog of Lake Road Vet Hospital keeping you up to date on the latest pet news, vet news, inside news and the lighter side of life at LRV.

 

8 March 2022

8 March 2022

New Hospital Moving Fast   The new hospital build is moving along quickly. The floor to the bottom level has now been poured while the floor to the second level, the actual hospital, will go down next week. The builders tell us that in roughly six weeks there...

19 January 2022

19 January 2022

New Puppy Pre School Programs We are really excited to announce that our Puppy Preschool Program has now been extended. We have two new programs: The Adolescent Program and the Next Step Program. Adolescent Program The Adolescent Program is for puppies and dogs over 6...

22 December 2021

22 December 2021

A GREAT DAY FOR OUR STREET PARTY!   We had the best weather for our Street Christmas Party and clients and staff turned out to enjoy the early evening event. The free event saw everyone indulge in yummy sausage sandwiches, cool drinks and delicious iced coffees....

7 December 2021

7 December 2021

It’s Christmas Time! One of the great things about working at Lake Road Vet Hospital is our Annual Awards Night and Christmas Party.  We recently had a fun night celebrating the hard work everyone has put in over the year.  We are very thankful to The Range Function...

23 November 2021

23 November 2021

Deadly Snake Season!   With the warmer weather upon us snakes are coming out of hibernation seeking out food such as mice, frogs and small reptiles for sustenance and are energetically looking for mates.    Snakes seek out food such as mice which have been...

18 October 2021

18 October 2021

Staff Appreciation Day a Big Success!   On 8 October we celebrated Staff Appreciation Day together as a staff.. It’s a day to appreciate all the staff who work so hard for the hospital every single day and night! We work as a team at Lake Rd Vet Hospital and it...

4 October 2021

4 October 2021

Late Night Babies!   We were given the privilege of being called out to a local farm last week to monitor an overdue ewe. We decided to go ahead and perform a caesarean and mum delivered not one but two beautiful lambs. Tylah and Jacob came along to assist Dr...

21 September 2021

21 September 2021

Meet Ian the Investigator! Ian is a Vetscan Imagyst, the latest technology providing accurate, efficient, in-house, point-of-care diagnostics for common parasites of dogs and cats. These parasites can be zoonotic (can cross the animal/human barrier), contagious, and...

6 September 2021

6 September 2021

Wellness Wednesday   Wellness Wednesday has been a hit among our staff and the weather was really on everyone’s side. Staff members took advantage of the spring weather to get some exercise outside after being inside so much due to the mixture of COVID, dreary...

16 August 2021

16 August 2021

Lamb Jumpers Now Available!   We have been generously gifted a new supply of lamb jumpers from the wonderful knitters who knit for Lamb Jumpers “Helping Our Farmers”. The jumpers come in a range of sizes and fit poddy lambs, baby goats and other small orphaned...

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