The Affects of Covid-19 on Dog Behaviour by Kelly McFarlane

Covid-19 has changed our lifestyles over the past few weeks. Many people brought their new puppy home before lockdown and have not had the opportunity to attend puppy schools.   What is socialization?   When we bring our new puppy home we want to set them up for life by exposing them to many different ...

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Posted: May 26, 2020Category: Uncategorized

Does your pet have arthritis? We can help

Does your pet have arthritis? We can help to reduce pain and the progression of disease. 20% of dogs over 1 year old have arthritis, and that percentage increases to almost 80% in dogs over 8 years old! It is the most common chronic pain that veterinarians treat. How do I know if my pet ...

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Posted: May 15, 2020Category: Uncategorized

Read Maggie’s story about Bludo’s arthritis story

Bludo’s Success Story – Reborn Our beloved bearded cross dog Bludo, lost all joy in her life this time last year. She had been a very active creature, requiring two one-hour walks a day – off the lead. She would race seagulls at the beach and take off up the hills at her favourite park. ...

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Posted: May 15, 2020Category: Uncategorized

Telemedicine – Virtual Vet Consult

What is a Virtual Vet Consult? We know a number of our wonderful clients are concerned about coming into the clinic at this time.  In order to help keep our clients and teams safe we’ve introduced a Telemedicine service. Our virtual vet consult service means that your pet can be vet checked in a stress ...

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Posted: April 17, 2020Category: Uncategorized

Wellness Check Deal

Wellness checks detect diseases early for more effective treatment/lifestyle changes creating a better quality of life for our fur babies. Most importantly, it’s also a fantastic way to find out an overall picture of your pets health at a great price. A Wellness Check deal includes: Full physical examination A comprehensive blood test to evaluate ...

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Posted: March 9, 2020Category: Uncategorized

A sting in the tail

Our cats and dogs often can’t resist running and chasing all manner of insects. Great fun… unless of course that insect has a sting in its tail. At our VetCare clinic we have seen lots of bee and wasp stings this year, with results ranging from sore paws to full anaphylactic shock!! Stings from bees and ...

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Posted: February 19, 2020Category: Uncategorized

Christmas Safety Tips For Pet Owners

Follow our eight elf and safety tips this season to have a Merry Christmas with your fur family members.   For after hour veterinary care contact Animal Emergency Clinic on 09 8492121 located on 97 Carrington Road, Mount Albert, Auckland.

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Posted: December 9, 2019Category: Uncategorized

Christmas Opening Hours

  In the event you have called outside of our opening hours please call: ANIMAL EMERGENCY CENTRE 97 Carrington Rd, Mt Albert 09 849 2121 www.animalemergency.co.nz  

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Posted: November 28, 2019Category: Uncategorized

Kennel Cough Season Is Here

Recently we have been having an increase of dogs coming in with Kennel Cough. The warmer weather, boost of dogs socializing in public areas we find it is very common to see this happen around this time of the year. 🐶 What is Kennel Cough? Kennel cough is a a term that is used to ...

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Posted: November 27, 2019Category: Uncategorized

Top Ten Tips To Keep Your Pets Happy During the Fireworks Season

With Guy Fawkes rapidly approaching it is important to prepare early to reduce the stressful experience of fireworks and pets. This time of the year can be very distressing and owners can similarly suffer, observing their pet’s fear, property destruction, soiling or running away.  Keep your pets inside, in a confined, dark hiding den Check ...

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Posted: October 25, 2019Category: Uncategorized

PawClub Rewards with

For every $300 you spend at VetCare you will be emailed a $15 voucher.

Join our new and improved PawPack loyalty programme, powered by Goody and be rewarded! If you have not taken advantage of this great system and visit VetCare regularly for food, flea products or treatment for your pet then just ask our friendly reception staff for details and join the pack.