Easter Kids Club Success

The beginning of April we enjoyed an intimate Kids Club focused around Easter. We had plenty of Easter madness, starting with Easter craft and activities and finishing off with an Easter lollie hunt – no chocolate of course! Thank you to everyone who attended!

story dogs

BLOG: Story Dogs

Story Dogs is a reading support program designed to improve the literacy skills of children by using dogs. We are proud to support such a great initiative and sponsor Story Dog ‘Aeryn’ so she can help the children in the local community.  Aeryn even made this paper this week! To learn more about the awesome work they do: https://www.facebook.com/storydogs

burnt paw

BLOG: Summer Caution

Don’t forget this poor pooch from last Summer! Hot days bring even hotter ground! Be careful with your pets this Summer….. – Don’t walk them in the heat of the day! As a general rule, if you’re unable to walk on the ground in bare feet then your dog can’t either! – make sure they have plenty of cool, fresh …

BLOG: Dental X-rays

Here is another great example of the importance of Dental x-rays. The photo shows what looks like 2 healthy incisors ( the small teeth at the front), 1 not so healthy and the rest missing. But the x-rays told a different story…… As you can see, all 6 incisors are infact still there but are fractured or broken off. These …

dental month

BLOG: Pet Dental Month

AUGUST IS PET DENTAL MONTH! To celebrate we are offering FREE dental xrays as well as $100 all dental treatments! These photos show how important xrays are and how impossible it is to determine the true condition of the teeth just by looking at the crowns.  The first photo shows how normal teeth can look like on the surface. But …

BLOG: Annabelle Broke Her Leg

“Annabelle” fell and broke her front left leg in the strong winds 2 weeks ago. She said she couldn’t go on but then we showed her pictures of the tough Nepali cows who survive broken legs. Annabelle came to EBVC in 2000 with her calf “Bobby”. She has had a tough life with Bobby leaving home early to live at …

BLOG: Kids Club

A massive thank you to everyone who attended our morning Kids Club session today. The morning was to give our older Kids Club members (8+) a chance to see what being a vet is all about. Participants were split into 2 groups and learnt what it takes to safely desex an animal from start to finish. Thank you everyone for …

Nicole and Farlie fly into Kolkata

Nicole and Farlie flew into Kolkata ( formerly Calcutta) then travelled by overnight train, then a 5-hour jeep ride to the Capital of Sikkim, Gangtok. Gangtok is built into the Himalayan hillside and is where the SARAH team is based. This is where they will start their de-sexing of street dog work. From here mobile vet teams venture out to …

Update from Sikkim

This a journal email from Dr. Alan Sherlock. When not performing Vets Beyond Borders work in Sikkim, Dr. Alan works at Central Vet Hospital Sandringham, 9598 7848. Sikkim – still Gangtok – April 2013 (The capital of Sikkim State) It is late afternoon Tuesday 2nd April. Yesterday, Monday the first, was of course April fool’s day. Various staff members were sent on …