Food That Kills: Taurine and Dilated Cardiomyopathy

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 [...]

2019-09-04T09:34:50+11:00By |Categories: Dog Nutrition, Dogs|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Leptospirosis in Dogs: The Disease That Kills

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 [...]

Top Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy & Warm This Winter

Top Tips To Keep Your Pet Healthy & Warm This Winter Brrrr, the cold weather doesn't just affect us, but our pets and horses definitely feel it too. I often get questions through our online consult service about how we can make our animals more comfortable when the temperature plummets so here are [...]

Dog Ear Infections – Learn How To Treat & Prevent

Dog Ear Infections - Learn How To Treat & Prevent One of the most common questions we get asked in online consults is from owners who have concerns about dog ear infections. Sadly, many dogs suffer from chronic ear inflammation (otitis externa) and this causes them a lot of pain and the owners a lot [...]

2019-07-03T17:39:34+11:00By |Categories: Dog Medicine, Dogs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Dog Scooting: What’s the Cause and How To Fix It

Dog Scooting: What's the Cause and How To Fix It?   It's not unusual to see your dog scooting along the ground on their arse seemingly oblivious to the embarrassment that it causes us as owners. I know I used to get horrified when I saw my old girl Pippa doing this, especially [...]

Dr Jacqui Johnston Interview: Holland Park and Carina Veterinary Clinics

Dr Jacqui Johnston Interview: Holland Park and Carina Veterinary Clinics Dr Jacqui Johnstone BSc BVMS is a small animal vet in Brisbane who manages to juggle the demands as a veterinarian with that of a family with young children. Read on to hear about how Dr Jacqui was drawn to a career in veterinary [...]

2019-07-03T17:39:40+11:00By |Categories: Cats, Dogs, Vet Care|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Simple tips to help you decide how much to feed your dog or cat

 Simple tips on how much to feed your dog or cat Following on from our post on how to assess your pet's weight, in this post we're going to discuss how to work out how much to feed your dog or cat. So many of us overfeed our pets whether it is a [...]

How to tell if your pet is overweight

How to tell if your pet is overweight Many of us wonder about our pet's weight, and it's no surprise as some studies suggest that as many as 59 percent of dogs and 52 percent of cats worldwide are overweight. What is surprising, is that according to a recent worldwide survey by Mars [...]

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