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. [...]

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 [...]

How to tell if you have a sick foal?

How to tell if you have a sick foal? Breeding horses is a long and expensive process so it's vital that you recognise if you have a sick foal. In this Hey Doc tutorial Dr Leigh will discuss what a normal foal looks like and how to recognise if you have a sick foal. The [...]

Dental caries in horses: How to prevent holes in your horse’s teeth?

Dental caries in horses: How to prevent holes in your horse's teeth? Dental caries in horses! What? Do horses get cavities? They sure do. A hole in a tooth is called a carie and horses are just as prone to these as us humans. In this Hey Doc tutorial, Dr Leigh discusses dental caries in [...]

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 [...]

Hey Doc: Equine dentistry with equine dental vet Dr Olivia James

Equine dentistry: How to care for your horse's teeth In this tutorial, Dr Leigh speaks with equine dental vet Dr Olivia James BVSc(hons) MANZCVSc (Eq dentistry) Diplomate ICEVO CMAVA of Australian Veterinary Equine Dentistry, all about equine dentistry. Horses differ from us and many other animals in that their teeth continually erupt. This means that horses require [...]

Hey Doc: What’s the best teeth care for my pet?

Hey Doc: What's the best teeth care for my pet? In this week's Hey Doc tutorial Dr Leigh is joined by Dr Aaron Forsayeth from Advanced Animal Dentistry to talk all about our pets teeth. We will cover: 1. Does my dog or cat need a dental cleaning? 2. Reasons why your pet needs a [...]

Hey Doc: Breeding your mare: Horse breeding tips

Hey Doc: Horse breeding Tips for breeding your mare In this Hey Doc tutorial Dr Leigh speaks with guest, specialist equine reproduction vet Dr Simon Robinson from Victorian Equine Group, all about horse breeding tips for breeding your mare. Many of us would love to breed a foal so if this is you, take a [...]

Top tips to help your pet lose weight

Hey Doc: Top tips to help your pet lose weight Tonight's tutorial from Dr Leigh focusses on things you can do to help your pet lose weight. If you haven't checked out our post on Pet Obesity it's a good idea if you do. Then watch the tutorial and try and implement these changes into [...]

Hey Doc: Ask Dr Leigh July 3 2018

Hey Doc: Ask Dr Leigh July 3 2018 On the first Tuesday of every month Dr Leigh answers your questions for free in the series Hey Doc: Ask the vet with Dr Leigh. Ask any question about your cat, dog, horse or pocket pet. This month Dr Leigh discusses: 1. Selenium supplementation in horses 2. [...]

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