Articles from 2019

October Pet Of The Month

22 October 2019

Daisy is a 3-year-old cat who came home one day in June with a prolapsed eye. Her owners brought her straight to Cogges Vets where she was checked for other injuries, then anaesthetised to have the eye put back in its socket, and the eyelid sutured on one side to hold it in place. We

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September Pet Of The Month

17 September 2019

Luna is a 5 month old kitten who was taken to our emergency service in June because she had suddenly become very lame on her left front leg. She was given pain relief and x-rays confirmed that she had broken the humerus bone in her leg. We sent the x-rays to Hannes Bergmann, a specialist

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August Pet Of The Month

30 August 2019

Sam is an 11 year old Border Collie. Usually fit and active, she was brought to Cogges urgently a few weeks ago, after collapsing on a walk. Vet Sarah examined her, and found that her gums were pale, her heart rate was elevated but her pulses were weak, her heart sounded muffled and her breathing

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July Pet Of The Month 2019

24 July 2019

Summer is grass seed season! Roo is a 3 year old Border Collie who was brought to Cogges because he had suddenly started shaking his head. On examination vet Rachel found that he had a grass seed in his right ear. Because the seed was deep in the canal, and Roo was understandably uncomfortable, he

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June Puppy Parties

9 July 2019
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May Puppy Parties

28 June 2019
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April Puppy Parties

28 June 2019
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March Puppy Parties

28 June 2019
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June Pet Of The Month 2019

21 June 2019

Indie is a 6 year old cross-breed dog. She came to see Karen in December 2017 because she was having difficulty getting up and down. Karen couldn’t find any abnormalities apart from the fact that Indie had gained about 6kg over the past year, which made her very overweight. Indie was referred to our nurse-led

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May Pet Of The Month

14 May 2019

Norman is a 4 year old Pug who is generally fit and well. Last month he started vomiting, went off his food and became quiet and uncomfortable. His presentation and preliminary tests were suggestive of pancreatitis and he initially responded well to the pain relief and bland diet we use to treat this condition. A

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