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Best Age To Spay or Neuter A Dog: Latest Research

When Is The Best Age To Desex A Dog? One of the first questions many new dog owners have for their veterinarian is: "when is the best age to spay or neuter my dog?"  It is a question that is fraught with controversy and conjecture, but now we have the evidence to provide an informed [...]

Signs and Symptoms Of Dog Poisoning

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 your dog [...]

Top Cat & Dog Poisons

Common Cat & Dog Poisons Sadly accidental pet poisoning is not uncommon so in this article, we reveal the most common cat and dog poisons that vets receive calls about. As we always say, if you are aware of the risks, then you can prevent the worst from happening. Every year thousands of [...]

Ehrlichiosis in Dogs: Is Your Dog At Risk Of This Tick-Borne Disease?

Ehrlichiosis in Dogs: Is Your Dog At Risk Of This Tick-Borne Disease? With the recent discovery of Ehrlichiosis in dogs located in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, it is vital that we are vigilant to prevent the spread of this notifiable disease that can cause significant illness. UPDATE: It has spread to the Northern [...]

Can My Dog Catch Coronavirus Covid-19?

Can My Dog Catch Coronavirus Covid-19? A quick primer on the COVID-19 virus, the danger to dogs and what precautions you can take. Updated 6 April 2020 With the recent announcement that COVID-19 is a human pandemic, should dog owners be worried that their furry friend or any other animal can catch Coronavirus [...]

Heat Stroke In Dogs & Cats: Signs & Prevention

Heat Stroke In Dogs & Cats: Signs And Prevention When the weather is super hot or there is very high humidity we need to recognise the signs of heatstroke in dogs, cats and other animals as disaster can happen all too quickly. Many vets around the country are fighting to save lives due to heat [...]

Dog Scooting: What’s the Cause and How To Fix It

Dog Scooting: What's the Cause and How To Fix It?   It's not unusual to see your dog scooting along the ground on their arse seemingly oblivious to the embarrassment that it causes us as owners. I know I used to get horrified when I saw my old girl Pippa doing this, especially [...]

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