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Heart Disease Monitoring Form For Cats & Dogs

Monitor Your Cat's or Dog's Heart Condition Download this heart disease monitoring form to help ensure that 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 [...]

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 [...]

When do we worry about bumps on skin?

When do we worry about lumps and bumps on skin of our pets? As you have probably heard me say before, prevention is better than cure, well in this circumstance we might not be able to prevent, but we can certainly look out for and act immediately when we see lumps and bumps on skin [...]

Do Flea And Tick Treatments Kill?

Do Flea And Tick Treatments Kill? We all want to do the best for our pets, and part of that is providing our pets with effective flea and tick prevention. There has been a lot of discussion on social media networks, including some very large and active Facebook groups that say that certain brands of [...]

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 [...]

Feeding Raw Chicken Is Linked To Paralysis In Dogs

Latest Research Show That Feeding Raw Chicken Is Linked To Paralysis In Dogs Feeding raw meat to our pets always carries a risk due to the potential of bacterial overload. We need to be very careful with food hygiene. Chicken is a known high-risk raw meat with a high bacterial contamination.   Now, Melbourne University [...]

What Is Vaccine Titre Testing For Dogs? Is It Worthwhile?

Titre Testing For Dogs Explained There has a been a huge amount of social media attention about vaccinating dogs and whether we are giving our dogs too many booster vaccinations? Part of this discussion has raised questions such as what is titre testing for dogs and when you need to re-vaccinate. This article will explain [...]

My Dog Is Scared Of Thunder – How To Calm Your Dog During A Thunder Storm

How To Calm Your Dog When There's Thunder or Fireworks   Anxiety in dogs during thunder storm season or during fireworks is common. In this post, we discuss ways that you can calm your dog when this occurs. The techniques we discuss can also be applied during fireworks, lightening, or loud events. Question My dog [...]

Dog Vaccination: Is Annual Or Triennial Best?

Do We Need To Vaccinate Our Dogs Yearly? A yearly dog vaccination and health examination has been the norm for dog parents for as long as I can remember.  Many people are now starting to question the need for this yearly c5 vaccination. There are numerous questions that always arise when discussing dog vaccination protocols [...]

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