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Tracheal Collapse In Dogs

Tracheal Collapse In Dogs Tracheal collapse is a progressive dynamic respiratory condition where the cartilaginous rings of the trachea weaken and no longer hold their shape causing the windpipe to cave in and flatten during respiration. When this occurs a dog will often struggle to breathe and have a dry, harsh cough. This [...]

Signs And Symptoms Of Poisoning In Dogs

Signs And Symptoms Of Poisoning In Dogs The thought of your dog being poisoned is distressing. Every year several thousand dogs die from accidental poisoning with early symptoms and signs often being missed until it is too late to save them. We want to help you to recognise the early and different symptoms [...]

Learn How To Assess Normal Animal Vital Signs

Learn How To Assess Normal Animal Vital Signs Learning how to recognise when something is wrong with an animal is one of the most important skills you as an owner can learn. But before we learn what is abnormal, first, we must first learn what the normal vital signs for dogs and cats are. Normal [...]

Leptospirosis in Dogs: How It Can Kill Your Dog

Leptospirosis In Dogs: How It Can Kill Your Dog In Australia, Leptospirosis in dogs is a relatively uncommon disease caused by the Leptospira serovars Copenhageni and Australis. However, it is becoming far more prevalent, especially in areas where there are many rats and stagnant waterways. We also must remember that leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease, [...]

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 humans, our pets and horses definitely feel the cold too. Many pet parents ask questions through our online consult service about how we can make our animals more comfortable when the temperature plummets. When considering this we [...]

Dog Ear Infections – Learn How To Treat & Prevent

Dog Ear Infections - Learn How To Treat & Prevent Dog ear infections are sadly one of the most common disease presentations that veterinarians see on a daily basis. Many dogs suffer from chronic ear inflammation (otitis externa) and this causes them a lot of pain and the owners a lot of frustration. It really [...]

Emergency Vet Care For Your Pet

Pet Health Conditions That Require Emergency Vet Care There's nothing worse than your pet or horse being unwell and you aren't quite sure what you should do. Do you rush into the vet clinic or get the vet to come to your property, or do you utilise the services of an online vet? [...]

Snake Bite On Dogs – How To Keep Your Dog Alive

Snake Bite On Dogs - How To Keep Your Dog Alive Snake bites on dogs and cats are a common occurrence in both city and rural areas and incredibly, although many pets die, plenty do survive if the appropriate emergency treatment is applied.As soon as the weather warms, we start to see more snakes when [...]

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 [...]

What To Do For Rat Bait Poisoning In Dogs

What To Do If A Dog Eats Rat Bait Poison Whether you witnessed your dog eat rat bait, or you are highly suspicious that your dog may have some, it is extremely important that you seek veterinary advice or your pet's life will be at risk. Rat bait can kill any animal. These [...]

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