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12 12, 2017

Keeping Your Pet Safe During Fireworks

By |December 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  As a lot of pet owners who live close to New Year’s Eve celebrations will know, fireworks can be very stressful for cats and dogs. It’s not a coincidence that lots of animal shelters are filled to capacity on January 1st every year. It’s why it is always a good idea to make sure [...]

12 11, 2017

Going on a Holiday with your Pets

By |November 12th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  If you own a pet, heading away for a holiday can involve the sad moment where you have to drop them off at a cattery or a kennel – or leave them with a friend to be looked after. But it doesn’t have to be like that. There are plenty of places that are [...]

6 11, 2017

Santa Paws is Coming to Town!

By |November 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

  It's that time of year again.. pet Santa photos! We welcome all members of our pet community to book in for their pet to have a photo with Santa this December. ‘Tis the season to be jolly and there are lots of different photo packages to choose from, from single photos to special greeting [...]

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 [...]

21 08, 2017

What Causes Bad Breath in Cats?

By |August 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

If your cat’s breath smells bad, you might have more of a problem on your hands than putting up with a foul smell. If you’re noticing your cat’s breath producing a strong, unpleasant odour, this isn’t normal and warrants further investigation. Ongoing bad breath in a cat can be due to a variety of health [...]

25 07, 2017

How to Remove Plaque from Your Dog’s Teeth

By |July 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Surprisingly, around 85% of dogs over 3 years old have significant dental disease. If left unchecked, dental disease can end up causing significant health problems for a dog. Ideally, the best way to avoid problems like these is to invest in a small amount of preventative care to reduce tartar build-up and stop bacterial infections [...]

13 07, 2017

How Can I Get My Cat To Exercise?

By |July 13th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Cats, like us, need exercise to shed extra weight and maintain good health. And also like us, the consequences of carrying around extra weight are serious, ranging from osteoarthritis and high blood pressure to decreased life expectancy. Watching what your cat eats is a given - healthy diet, healthy cat, right? We know that moderate [...]