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How To Prevent Separation Anxiety In Dogs

How To Prevent Separation Anxiety In Dogs Separation anxiety in dogs occurs when a dog becomes hyper attached to their humans and fear being alone. Sadly, it is a common problem that can be very difficult to manage. Like many behavioural problems, prevention is far better than cure. In this article, we teach you techniques [...]

Best Music For Dogs & Cats

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. For many of us, we believe that [...]

How To Crate Train Your Dog

How To Crate Train Your Dog Crate training your new dog or puppy is one of the first things that most veterinarians and trainers recommend you do when you bring your new family member home. The key to crate training a puppy is that the crate will become your dog's "happy place". The [...]

Why Crate Training Makes Bringing Home A Puppy So Much Easier

Why Crate Training Makes Bringing Home A Puppy So Much Easier I’d heard why crate training makes bringing home a puppy so much easier, but initially it wasn’t top of mind. We’ve all done it, you bring home a new puppy and you are so filled up with the cuteness and the toilet [...]

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. [...]

When To Neuter A Male Dog? What Age Is Best?

When To Neuter A Dog? What Age Is Best A common question that vets are asked is when is the best time to neuter my dog? In the past, most veterinarians would have quickly replied with an estimate of around 6-9 mths old being best. But now, with studies looking at the relationship [...]

How to recognise & manage heart disease in your pet

How To Recognise & Manage Heart Disease In Dogs & Cats Heart disease or heart failure is a common cause of death in our pets. Often it has gone unrecognised for quite some time because owners aren't familiar with the signs and symptoms of heart disease. In this video tutorial, Dr Leigh provides you with [...]

Signs Of Dementia In Pets

Signs Of Dementia In Dogs & Cats -  How To Slow Progression Our pets are living longer than ever before due to advances in veterinary medicine, sadly this means we often see more signs of dementia. However, it's not just old dogs and old cats that might show signs of a cognitive disorder. [...]

Who’s At Fault: The Aggressive Dog Or The Pet Owner?

Understanding The Aggressive Dog The media is full of stories about the aggressive dog that has attacked a person, child, or another dog. We are frequently exposed to the dog fight at the park, even scuffles at the local cafe when a dog sitting quietly is attacked by one walking past. Dog fights [...]

Why Your Dog Can’t Breathe: Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome

Why Your Dog Can't Breathe: Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome It's not uncommon for owners of brachycephalic dog breeds such as French and English Bulldogs, Pugs, Pekingese, and Shih Tzus to be concerned that their dog can't breathe. These breeds have a shortened skull with very little normal nose that predisposes them to issues [...]

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