Outdoor Cats Beware – It’s Tick Season


Care with outdoor cats as tick cases are still rampant. We are lucky to have  a choice of tablet and chew products for prevention of tick paralysis in dogs (Nexgard, Bravecto, and Simparica), but these…

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Tick Season Is Here


We strongly urge ALL dog owning clients to preference one of the three oral brands available from the same drug class for best tick prevention; ie, Simparica, Nexgard or Bravecto. “Prevention is Better than the…

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Looking for a New Family Pet?


How To Find A Suitable Dog Breed? Consider a very useful website for researching individual breeds at www.dogpack.com and click on the “dog breeds” link. It is American based but nonetheless very helpful. 

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New Danger to Pet Rabbits


A new rabbit calicivirus strain (Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus RHDV-K5) is set to be released locally and in the Greater Sydney Basin from mid February to late March 2017. Pet domestic rabbits are susceptible and…

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Cat Shelters Closed Due to Contagious Feline Enteritis Virus in Sydney


           Highly contagious Feline Enteritis Virus hits Sydney. Blacktown Council Shelter & RSPCA centres at Yagoona, Kemps Creek & Gunnedah have closed their doors to cats after an outbreak of this virus. Feline Enteritis…

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Are You A Pet Owner Concerned About Over/Under Vaccination?


Antibody titre (blood) testing is now available for major viral diseases in dogs. We recognise that some clients may prefer to check on their pets disease antibody status, before vaccination for distemper, hepatitis and parvovirus….

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Canine Exercise Program


At EHVH we offer a comprehensive rehabilitation program structured to the individual post operative orthopaedic or neurological patient, in our underwater treadmill and a personalised home exercise program. The ‘Canine Exercise Program’, devised by the…

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Therapy Highlight – Hydrotherapy Underwater Treadmill


Our Aqua Paws Plus is a heated underwater treadmill that is used to treat orthopaedic conditions as well as neurological, geriatric, degenerative, and metabolic issues. This is a unique therapy that encourages your dog to exercise…

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Myths Surrounding Ear Disease!


TRUE or FALSE? Plucking a hair from “hairy eared dogs” is beneficial!…FALSE Why? This common ritual is no longer advised. If the ears are ‘normal’ leave them alone. If the ears have continual problems then…

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What Kind of Bones?


Erina Heights Vet Hospital recommends feeding RAW bone such as fresh lamb or beef necks that are cut lengthways; not only are they great for your pets dental health; they are also more digestible than their…

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