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Coronavirus Covid 19 in Cats and Ferrets

Cats and Ferrets May Catch Coronavirus Covid 19 Latest studies show that cats and ferrets may be more susceptible to coronavirus than we first thought. Learn what precautions you need to take to keep those in contact safe.   In our previous article on Coronavirus COVID 19 in Dogs, we mention how on [...]

Heat Stroke In Dogs & Cats: Signs & Prevention

Heat Stroke In Dogs & Cats: Signs And Prevention When the weather is super hot or there is very high humidity we need to recognise the signs of heatstroke 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 [...]

Vets warn a rise in cat poisonings from deadly flowers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   28 November 2018 Vets warn a rise in cat poisonings from deadly flowers With summer festivities fast approaching it’s more important than ever to keep pets safe! Many pet owners keep toxic foods (i.e. chocolate) from paw’s reach but often forget the dangers blooming in their gardens or floral arrangements. According [...]

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. [...]

Oh no my dog has eaten rat bait – what now?

Oh no my dog has eaten rat bait - what now? Whether you noticed that your dog has eaten rat bait, or you are highly suspicious that your dog has eaten rat bait there are a few things you need to be aware of so that your pet's life is not at risk. Rat bait [...]

Is the pet food you’re feeding harming your pet?

Is the pet food you're feeding harming your pet? Grain free is the buzzword for pet food. Forget “raw food” and “kibble”. It’s all about the grain free. That’s the thing. However, grain free has a dark and dirty secret. It isn't quite the pet food that you thought it was cracked up to be. What you [...]

How To Recognise & Prevent Paralysis Tick In Dogs and Cats

How To Recognise & Prevent Paralysis Tick In Dogs and Cats If you live in Australia, especially along the eastern seaboard then you need to be aware of the tick  Ixodes holocyclusis otherwise known as the paralysis tick. These ticks inject a toxin into the dog or cat (also farm animals) when it feeds. The paralysis [...]

Heart Disease Monitoring Form For Cats & Dogs

Monitor Your Cat's or Dog's Heart Condition Download this heart disease monitoring form to help ensure that your pet is enjoying a good quality of life. Keeping an eye on your pet is crucial when they have heart disease and also as they get older and heart disease hasn't yet been diagnosed. Often there are [...]

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 [...]

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