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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 [...]

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Emergency vet care for your pet

Most common pet health conditions that require emergency vet care Did you know that up to 40% of visits to the veterinarian could be avoided? There are many conditions that pets get that can be treated and helped by veterinary consult via an online telemedicine consult without the hassle and expense of a trip [...]

Snake bite in dogs – how to keep your dog alive

Why snake bite in dogs is an emergency Snake bite in dogs and cats are a common occurrence in both city and rural area and incredibly, Australia is home to 10 of the most venomous snakes in the world. As soon as the weather warms, we start to see more snakes out and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Heart disease monitoring form for pets

Download your own heart disease monitoring form Heart disease monitoring is crucial to ensure 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 subtle [...]

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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