dkc veterinary clinic
wingin' it with birds
Everyone say "TWEET"!
Well, we're out!
General health checks, nail and beak trimming, microchipping and sexing.
Yes, exactly that ~ branching out into parrots, budgies, canaries and... well... birds, birds, birds! We've got our vets and nurses at the ready, we've got our medical equipment all set up, and we're taking care of your bird... if you'll let us.
Mind you, we're not bird specialists. Nope. We're not going to set the world on fire with all our world-beating bird knowledge.
But we are able and ready to do all the basic health checks and provide the basic and important care. True.
And if we think your bird needs more than we can offer, we'll help you get that help... lickety-split.
Teeth Brushing ~ Should I or Shouldn't I?
Teeth brushing!!? For pets!!?? Oh my goodness!! What is the world coming to?!
Human medication ~ Can I give it to my pet?
Why do dogs eat their own faeces? (Blech!)
Because they're NUTS, obviously!
When a dog eats his own faeces, this is called coprop
Feline Acne ~ What is it and how serious is it?
Feline acne is...
...formation of blackheads accompanied by inflammation on your cat's chin and surrounding areas. It’s a mild problem and most of the time will not require treatment. It can affect any age, breed or sex but it’s mainly seen in younger cats 2-4 years of age. Causes of feline acne vary, including poor hygiene, stress, hyperactive oil glands and reaction to certain medications.
Chewing, chewing, chewing... EVERYTHING! I love my dog BUT...
My pet is travelling ~ Which blood tests does she need?
There ain't no way we can answer this question in a FAQ, silly!! Every country has different requ
My pet is having surgery ~ How do I prepare?
New puppy? What to do?
Clipping my pet's claws ~ How often should I do it?
When to clip your dog's claws depends on the amount of exercise your dog gets and, importantly, t
My cat is in heat... I think
A cat "in heat" or "in season" has become biologically receptive to mate and become pregnant (but
I think my pet is overweight (well... fat, actually)
Food ~ What should my dog and cat be eating?
Vaccinations ~ How often?
Dogs can receive their first course of vaccinations at 8-10 weeks old, and cats at 9-12 weeks old
Bathing my pet ~ Should I do this regularly?
Urinate, shmurinate... all over the house! I love my cat BUT...
It's times like these when you just KNOW you LOVE your cat!
There are a number of possibl
Flea, Tick and Worm Treatment ~ How often should I apply them?
Is chocolate poisonous to my pet?
Absolutely YES... if your pet is a dog. Very toxic, in fact, because it contains a stimulant call
What is ringworm?
Despite its name, ringworm is actually a fungal infection and has no relation whatsoever to worms