Here you will find lots of animal health articles written by our online vets to help you learn more about specific health problems as well as caring for your pets and/or horses.
You will find articles on the following:
- dog health
- cat health
- horse health
- pocket pet health
So grab a cuppa and settle in to learn more about pet care and your animal’s health. If you find an interesting article don’t forget to share it on Facebook and Pinterest so your friends can learn more too!
How To Prevent Separation Anxiety In Dogs
Separation anxiety in dogs is a common problem that can be very difficult to manage. Like many behaviour problems, prevention is better than cure, read on to learn how you can help your dog from developing anxiety and depression.
What Is Separation Anxiety In Dogs?
Separation anxiety is the common term for a behavioural problem where a dog becomes highly stressed when they do not have contact with their owner or other people.
Many of these dogs
Cats and Ferrets May Catch Coronavirus Covid 19
Latest studies show that cats and ferrets may be more susceptible to coronavirus than we thought. Learn what precautions you need to take.
In our previous article on Coronavirus COVID 19 in Dogs, we mention how on April 5th 2020 a tiger at a zoo in the US tested positive to COVID 19 and a cat in Hong Kong tested positive on March 31st. This indicates that there is a small possibility that
Dr Leigh Bondi Vet Podcast Coronavirus
Listen to Dr Leigh on the Bondi Vet Podcast talking all about our pets and coronavirus
Can My Dog Catch Coronavirus Covid-19?
A quick primer on the COVID-19 virus, the danger to dogs and what precautions you can take. Updated 6 April 2020
With the recent announcement that COVID-19 is a human pandemic, should dog owners be worried that their furry friend or any other animal can catch Coronavirus COVID-19?
Well, the answer isn't quite as simple as a Yes Or No.
At this point in time, there is minimal evidence to suggest that your dog can contract COVID-19. However,
Heat Stroke In Dogs & Cats: Signs to Watch Out For & How To Prevent
When the weather is super hot or there is very high humidity we need to recognise the signs of heat stroke in dogs, cats and other animals as disaster can happen all too quickly.
Many vets around the country are fighting to save lives due to heat stress. Please, please be extra vigilant s heat stress kills....and it doesn't take long.
Quick Tips To Help Your Pets Stay
How To Choose The Best Music For Dogs & Cats
With over 60% of Australian households owning a pet it's highly likely that most of us would have left on some music for our dogs and cats while we popped out on an errand or headed to work.
I think it's fair to say that we can recognise when our dog or cat is listening to music, but how do we know if they are actually enjoying this music and how do
Wildlife Rescue: How To Help Wildlife In A Bushfire Emergency
Sadly, the need for wildlife rescue efforts with the current bushfire emergency crisis in Australia is at a peak. We hope to provide you with a source of information so that you can provide the care these animals deserve.
One of the biggest questions we get asked is "when do we need to seek veterinary assistance and how can we help?"
The following is a quick guide to assist you in making this
Dangers Of Smoke Inhalation For Pets, Horses & Livestock
Whether your animals have been in a house fire, bush fire or they are in an area where smoke haze has blown in, smoke inhalation for pets, horses and livestock can result in significant health problems.
If you are feeling the effects of inhaling smokey air, it’s likely that your animals are too. All animals whether cat, dog, horse, bird, livestock or wildlife can suffer from breathing issues when exposed to smoke pollution.
Food That Kills: Taurine and Dilated Cardiomyopathy
Dogs are succumbing to a taurine related dilated cardiomyopathy, and dog food is the cause. We have a problem in the pet food industry, it's called a BEG diet or rather a boutique, exotic ingredient and/or grain-free diet.
It's the diet implicated in the worldwide occurrence of dogs suffering from dilated cardiomyopathy due to a deficiency or inability to absorb, taurine. But adding taurine isn't going to make this problem go away.
The pet food
Leptospirosis in Dogs: How It Can Kill Your Dog
Leptospirosis in dogs is not a new disease by any means, but we are starting to see dogs being affected more today than we have in the past.
Thankfully for all of us, it's a disease that can be prevented or at least, the effects lessened by vaccination and practising some careful husbandry around our homes and when out and about.
What Is Leptospirosis?
Leptospirosis is a serious infectious disease that not only can cause