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How To Prevent Separation Anxiety In Dogs

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. We discuss how you can help your dog from developing anxiety and depression. What Is Separation Anxiety In Dogs? Separation anxiety is [...]

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. I think it's fair to say that [...]

Why crate training makes bringing home a puppy so much easier

Why crate training makes bringing home a puppy so much easier An Owner's Perspective To Crate Training 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 [...]

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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 dog? What age is best?

When to neuter a dog? What age is best Just this past weekend I was asked by a friend “when is the best time to neuter my dog?” In the past, I would have quickly replied “oh around 6-9 mths old would be best”, but now, with studies looking at the relationship between [...]

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 [...]

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

Aggressive Dogs - Who's At Fault: Is It The Aggressive Dog Or The Pet Owner? Sadly, stories of the aggressive dog have been in the media lately, but is it a problem with the breed or are we as a society at fault? This is such an emotive subject especially when people are killed or [...]

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

Why Your Dog Can't Breathe And What You Need To Do I frequently hear from brachycephalic dog owners that "My dog can't breathe what do I need to do?", or "My dog snorts like he can't breathe" even "My dog snores more than my hubby!". Hearing these comments alerts vets that there is a major [...]

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