27 10, 2017

Canine Atopic Dermatitis

By |October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

What is atopic dermatitis? In simple terms, atopic means ‘allergic’, and dermatitis means ‘inflammation of the skin’. Canine atopic dermatitis is an ongoing itchy skin disease that occurs when the immune system reacts abnormally to allergens in the environment, causing symptoms such as: • Itching • Discolouration or darkening of the skin • Hair loss [...]

26 10, 2017

What is Otitis?

By |October 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

What is Otitis? Otitis externa is an inflammation or infection of the outer (external) ear canal. Many factors can cause or contribute to the development of otitis externam including: parasites: ear mites, ticks foreign bodies: grass awns, dried medication, dried wax, displaced hairs allergic disease: canine atopic dermatitis, food allergy diseases causing abnormal skin renewal: keratinisation disorders [...]

17 10, 2017

Keeping Your Pets Safe From Snakes

By |October 17th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  As the weather heats up and the days get longer, there are a number of things responsible pet owners should be thinking about, including keeping your pets safe from snakes. Every year in Australia, over six thousand pets are bitten by a snake. Normally, snakes will go out of their way to avoid you, [...]

4 10, 2017

9 Common Causes of Skin Problems in Dogs

By |October 4th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  Skin problems are among the most common reasons cat and dog owners seek veterinary advice. Being itchy due to skin problems can cause a lot of discomfort for dogs, and sometimes skin problems may also be a sign of other underlying health issues. The most common causes of skin problems in cats and dogs [...]