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Clinical manager Nora’s 5 top tips

1.LOOK OUT FOR CHANGES AT HOME Be aware of any changes to your cat’s eating / grooming behaviour at home. Many cats with dental impairment will avoid dry food, may drink excessively, or stop grooming themselves. Grooming is an important part of any cat’s life, and a cat who stops doing so is often in […]

How to choose the right pet

Choosing the right pet for yourself and your family is hugely important, as it will affect your day-to-day life and routine. Dogs can be a little more time-intensive, as they need to be walked and receive mental stimulation every day, plus need baths and to be groomed and have their teeth brushed or ears cleaned. […]

A day in the life of a GVC pet relocation team member

Being a pet relocator has many rewards through the different facets of the work we do. When clients make their initial enquiry, our job is to put them at ease and relieve their anxiety regarding preparations for their pets’ big move. Our pets are the life and soul of our families and are often referred […]

What impact will airline travel and relocation have on my pet?

This is a question that the team at GVC believes is one of the most important to ask when considering international travel with your pet. Whilst the answer will vary for each and every pet, the reality is that relocation can be a stressful experience for most, if not all of our pets. It is […]

Our top 6 tips to positive and respectful human-animal interactions

Here at GVC we place huge value on applying a holistic approach to pet healthcare which means that we will always consider an animal’s healthcare and welfare from a physical, mental, and emotional approach. Now, there is a massive amount of information to learn about all three areas but while most vets are experts in […]

Extraordinary ELSA and her adventures in neurosurgery!

You know when somebody says “well it’s not brain surgery…” when a task seems simple and therefore should be straight-forward? Well, there’s a very good reason why brain surgery can be considered anything but simple and straight forward… and this is why!   Meet Elsa. Elsa is a seven-year-old Arabian Mau kitty who had been […]

Our pet training philosophy and “The Three Cs”

We are not a traditional Dog Training Facility or Puppy School, and you won’t find any other Pet Trainer or Veterinary Clinic like us in Abu Dhabi. At German Veterinary Clinic (GVC) in Abu Dhabi, we approach training on a case-by-case basis and provide individual training plans for every stage of your dog’s life through […]

Adolescence in dogs – the terrible teens

Believe it or not, our domestic dogs, just like humans, go through very set developmental periods in early life, including a period known as “adolescence”. In dogs, this begins at the time of sexual maturity – so at around five to six months of age and can last up until two to three years of […]

Ignorance is not bliss… three entirely preventable pet health hazards

1. Lilies are Lethal! But they are such pretty flowers and waft out wonderful aromas… Yes, and they are also exceptionally toxic to cats and can be harmful to dogs. A cat that ingests any part from one of several common lily varieties is likely to suffer from serious kidney issues within hours and, without […]