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Helpful hint - Four ways you can stop your dog licking their wounds

Often one of the most frustrating things when treating a wound on your dog is that they always want to lick the wound, which often makes it hard to apply any gel or crème and makes the healingRead more

Fun fact - What does the bee smoker do?

If you have ever watched a beekeeper harvest honey, you've probably seen them use a smoker as they approached the hive. Perhaps you've wondered what this was for? At a high level the smoke helps theRead more

How to treat this with Mānuka Vet™ - Open wound on the cannon bone

This month Dr Leigh de Clifford takes us through the best way to treat an open wound on the hind cannon bone. This is quite a common injury which if treated correctly the prognosis is very good. OurRead more

Did you know? The high sugar content in honey helps kill bacteria…

The high sugar content in honey causes an ‘osmotic gradient’ (higher pressure on one side compared to the other). This in turn causes a suction like effect pulling fluid into the wound andRead more

Fun fact - What plants do bees like?

Did you know that bees prefer plants that produce a flower with a single row of petals, like sunflowers? This is because it makes landing and retrieving nectar much easier.  To read more about whatRead more

Tip of the trade - The basics of bandaging a wound on your dog

Just like you can bandage a horse's wound you can also bandage your dog’s wounds. Although the shape of the part of the body you are bandaging (e.g your dogs leg) will be different to that of aRead more

Mānuka Vet™- Doing our part to support the bee population in NZ

As it's Bee Aware Month we thought that it was timely to share with you one of the practices that we are undertaking to ensure that our bees have a healthy diet all year round. At present many hivesRead more

How to treat this with Mānuka Vet™ - An open wound on the heel/hoof

Sharing our knowledge and wound management best practice is part of our philosophy here at Mānuka Vet™. We believe that learning is a practice that never ends and we want to ensure our followers Read more

Did you know? New Zealand has 28 native bee species...

Yes that's right, there are a number of different kinds of bees. In fact in New Zealand there is thought to be around 28 native bee species and 13 introduced species. Our native bees tend to beRead more

Do you have a small animal who is an adventurer?

If you do, you should have some of our Mānuka Vet™ Skin & Wound Gel on hand!  It's ideal to put on any open wounds, burns, skin irritations cuts, grazes or sore paws. It conveniently comes in aRead more

Helpful hint - Cling film can help you treat mud fever

Most of us will have cling film (glad wrap) in our household. However, it's usually in the kitchen and used for covering leftovers so we can enjoy the night before's meal the following day. However,Read more

Fun fact - How you can help sustain the bee population...

Have you ever wondered how you can do your little bit to ensure that the worlds bee population remains? If so check out the list of ways you can help below: 1. Be bee conscious by ensuring that youRead more

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NZ Made

Our products use only 100% pure, high-grade mānuka honey from New Zealand


Mānuka honey contains a special compound (Methylglyoxal or MG) which helps keep the wound from getting infected and modulates the early inflammatory phase of wound healing helping the wound heal better and potentially faster. 

Where to find Mānuka Vet

Your pathway to natural wound healing for your horse starts here, with a list of Mānuka Vet retailers in New Zealand, Australia, England and Germany. 

Certified MG 500+

Our Skin & Wound Gel is sterile and filtered 100% New Zealand mānuka honey that has been independently certified as containing >500 MG, giving it excellent antibacterial strength.


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