Desexing your pet – what you need to know

Desexing your pet - what you need to know This week's Hey Doc with Dr Leigh focuses on desexing your pet and what you need to know. If you haven't read our other article on "when it's best to neuter your male dog" then head over there after you've listened to this tutorial. [...]

How to recognise & manage heart disease in your pet

How to recognise & manage heart disease in your pet Heart disease or heart failure is a common cause of death in our pets. Sadly, often it has gone unrecognised because owners aren't familiar with the signs and symptoms of heart disease. It's not about turning you all into veterinarians, but it's about giving you [...]

Signs of Dementia In Pets

Signs of dementia in pets and how you can delay progression Our pets are living longer than ever before due to advances in veterinary medicine, sadly this means we are seeing more signs of dementia. In this tutorial, Dr Leigh discusses what the signs and symptoms of dementia are for cats and dogs, and the [...]

Cat Straining To Urinate: How To Tell If Your Cat Has A Blocked Bladder

My Cat Is Straining To Urinate - How To Tell If Your Cat Has A Blocked Bladder & What Steps To Take One of the most important aspects of being a pet owner is knowing what is an emergency and when to call the vet. A cat straining to urinate is a true emergency that [...]

Why is my cat peeing outside the cat litter box and how can I solve this problem?

Why is my cat peeing outside the litter box and how can I solve this problem? Suddenly, your perfectly toilet-trained cat has decided the whole of its world (i.e. your house) is its toilet and has started peeing outside the litter box. If your cat was once trained to use the litter tray and has always [...]

Signs That Indicate That Your Pet Is In Pain

  No one likes seeing their pet in pain, but how can we tell that they are in pain? Take a look at these tips to get a better understanding if your pet is behaving weirdly due to being in pain. What Is Normal Behaviour? To be able to recognise pain in our animals, we [...]

Introducing Your New Kitten To the Rest of the Family

Introducing Your New Kitten To the Rest of the Family Introducing your new kitten or cat to the rest of your pet family takes a little thought, patience and timing. You can introduce an adult cat the same way you do a kitten, but you may need a little more patience for success. [...]

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Six Tips to Prepare for a New Kitten

What To Do When You Bring A New Kitten Home Welcoming a new kitten into your family is super exciting, they bring such joy and new mischief into your life. Many of us wonder what to do when you get a new kitten. It is a great idea to consider a few things to prepare for the [...]