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.
My cat is in heat... I think
A cat "in heat" or "in season" has become biologically receptive to mate and become pregnant (but
My dog has itchy skin. Help!
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
Teeth Brushing ~ Should I or Shouldn't I?
Teeth brushing!!? For pets!!?? Oh my goodness!! What is the world coming to?!
Is chocolate poisonous to my pet?
Urinate, shmurinate... all over the house! I love my cat BUT...
Bathing my pet ~ Should I do this regularly?
No doubt much to your surprise, you should bathe your dog (or cat) only when really needed ~ in m
New puppy? What to do?
Why do dogs eat their own faeces? (Blech!)
Because they're NUTS, obviously!
When a dog eats his own faeces, this is called coprop
What is ringworm?
Food ~ What should my rabbit be eating?
Chewing, chewing, chewing... EVERYTHING! I love my dog BUT...
It's times like these when you just KNOW you LOVE your dog!
Good dogs destroy things, bad
Vaccinations ~ How often?
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
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.
Flea, Tick and Worm Treatment ~ How often should I apply them?
My pet is having surgery ~ How do I prepare?
Human medication ~ Can I give it to my pet?
Good question! And the good answer? Well... Yes and No, of course!
Some medications used f
Food ~ What should my dog and cat be eating?
I think my pet is overweight (well... fat, actually)
Don't be blue or embarrassed (well, maybe a little embarrassed) if your pet is overweight, or eve