Patient Focus

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Xray before 200 188Nine lives for Patch, a young adopted cat

Dr Sarah Tutt at Franklin Vets Beachlands branch initially examined Patch after his new owners presented him with laboured breathing. Dr Tutt found that he had a severe respiratory problem. She also noticed that his abdominal organs felt abnormal and his left back leg was painful.
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Oliver Twist enjoys walks again


Oliver came in to see our vet Nikki as his nails were
bleeding when he went for walks with his owner.  

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Lucky escapeCharlies Lucky Escape

Kathy Barclay's unique Shih Tzu Maltese cross, Charlie, was accidentally run over by a suppliers utility truck. The truck crushed Charlie's pelvis to a point that seemed beyond all possibility of repair.
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Waiau Pa KindergartenMakimaki, the Waiau Pa Kindergarten Guinea Pig 

Megan Easton, Pam Perry & Michelle Flay at Waiau Pa Kindergarten faced a dilemma after their two resident female guinea pigs became pregnant. 
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New treatments for corneal ulcers that just will not healCorneal Lens Image

Possum is a 10 year old cat who has a love of the outdoors.

He wandered in one day with his eye closed and covered in gunk. 
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Amputation to save your pet's lifediagram picture Andrea(copy)

Carolyn Haine’s beloved cat Miss Tortie lost her leg because of a small blood clot which may have only been the width of a few millimetres. Although this seems extreme, Miss Tortie is one of the lucky cats to survive STE, a disease which usually has devastating consequences. 
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Natey 4b5d13(copy)Nates brave battle with Lymphoma

Nate was one of the bravest, well behaved dogs I had ever met.  He came in for his yearly vaccination and health check at the age of 10 years, 11 months and his attentive owner was concerned about a few lumps on his neck. 
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Ranger in his mobility KartDegenerative Myelopathy 

After the Moseley family noticed their beloved 8 ½ year old, German Shepherd had suddenly become weak in the back legs. 
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