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To a dog you're family, to a cat you're staff. Unknown
Money will buy you a pretty good dog, but it won't buy the wag of his tail. Josh Billings
Rusty suddenly lost the use of both of his hind legs. After several weeks of acupuncture, Rusty could walk again.
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My beloved Dachshund “Mozart” who is six and a half years old and who loved to jump up on my bed in the early morning to wake me very suddenly was unable to do this one morning and when I picked him up he cried out in pain. After two days he was totally paralysed in his hind legs and unable to walk at all.
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We now offer laser therapy for pets. Laser is a non-invasive, surgery free, drug free way to treat pain, arthritis, spinal problems, wounds, gingivitis, lick granulomas, abscesses and more.
In July, we said a fond farewell to Dr Johnson. After 17 years of service, he relocated to Knysna. We thank him for his dedication to Southern Cross and hope that he enjoys more fishing time now.
In August, we welcomed Dr Jimmy Lang to the Southern Cross team. Dr Jimmy brings a vast amount of experience having previously worked in Grahamstown and East London. He has a keen interest in surgery and we are excited to be able to offer more advanced surgery at Southern Cross.
Congratulations to Dr Kerr who, in December 2017, became a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. This qualification is awarded by the Chi Institute in the USA. In February 2017, she achieved a Postgraduate Certificate in Western Veterinary Acupuncture and Chronic Pain Management from Harper Adams University in the UK.
In February 2018, we added to our in house diagnostics by obtaining a blood machine. We can now get blood results for your pet in about 15 minutes.