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Poison of the Season – Rat Bait
10 May 2022

Every autumn and early winter we see a number of cases of rat bait poisoning in dogs, either via direct ingestion of the rat bait or...

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Ukraine's Paws and Peeps Fundraiser
28 Apr 2022

Times are tough at the moment, but can be and are even tougher for others. With the current situation in Ukraine, we did our bit with...

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West Coast Vets proud to support Meat th
26 Apr 2022

West Coast Vets are proud to be a sponsor of the Meat the Need charity, a kiwi based operation aiming at connecting the dots and...

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Vet nurse at hokitika - TJ
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Meet TJ!
17 Mar 2022

Many of you recognise our senior Vet Nurse TJ from our Hokitika clinic. Her role is an essential part of our small animals operations...

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Clinical Case: Kovu and His Prophylatic
17 Mar 2022

We recently shared an article on the dangers of twisted stomachs and the danger in deep-chested dogs. Let’s meet Kovu, an at-risk dog...

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Is Your Pet at Risk of a Twisted Stomach
17 Mar 2022

Did you know that you can do something for your dog to prevent a life-threatening condition you may not even realise he or she could...

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The Tasty, and Dangerous, Fishy Morsel
21 Dec 2021

Are you ready? I know I’m ready!  The season is here. The mercury is rising, the days are longer and it’s time. It’s time to relish in...

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What does the traffic light system mean
20 Dec 2021

We are currently operating at Traffic Light Orange and committed to keeping all animals and communities healthy. We’re following the...

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A short Kōrero with Simon Hewitt
27 Sep 2021

When Simon Hewitt first came to the West Coast, it rained for 20 months straight. Battling through and believing he was “solar-powered...

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What Does Level 4 Mean for Vet Clinics?
17 Aug 2021

As you will be aware, the Covid-19 Alert Level has been raised to 4. Veterinary services are classified as an essential service, as...

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What is your 3 week submission rate targ
16 Aug 2021

Are you on track to make the 90% 3-week submission rate target? How many cows are you putting up each day?  Do this quick calculation:

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Tara Hewitt - West Coast Vets
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Catching up with Tara Hewitt
04 Aug 2021

If you have ever stepped into the West Coast Vets clinic in Hokitika, you will have most likely met our Practice Manager and one of...

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