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Mast Cell Tumours In Dogs

Mast Cell Tumours (MCT’s) account for about 20% of skin tumours in dogs.  They can often be mistaken for fatty lumps under the skin called lipomas which are benign fat tumours. MCT’s are usually within the skin, and move with the skin when palpated.  Mast Cells are immune cells containing large amounts of histamine and… Read more »

Fleas and Tick Season In Mackay

Flea and tick season is upon us and most vet clinics around Mackay have already seen their fair share of paralysis tick cases.  We at Northern Beaches Veterinary Hospital have certainly seen quiet a number of cases.  I have even treated a paralysed horse and historically horses are a species which are resistant to the… Read more »