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Be A Petsmart Owner: Pet & Horse Health Tutorials

Be a petsmart owner and learn more about pet and horse health care. Watch our selection of live tutorials incorporating all aspects of pet health care and management.  For written articles on animal health check out our pet health articles page.

We cover:

  • Dog health
  • Cat health
  • Horse health
  • Pocket pet health (guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, rats and mice)

If you a find tutorial particularly interesting and helpful make sure you share it with your animal loving friends so they can learn too!
We also welcome any questions you might have, you can ask these either on the blog post, or subscribe to our newsletter.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Colic symptoms in horses
One of the scariest and deadliest problems horse owners and carers must deal with is colic. Knowing what colic symptoms are in horses is absolutely vital.

If you know your horse's normal vital signs, then you will recognise colic symptoms and be on the alert for other problems.

In this

Brachycephaly in dogs and what you need to do to help your dogs breathe
Brachycephaly in dogs is a condition where a dog has a very flat face or what I like to call a "squish face". The skull is shorter and often the dog has problems with breathing.

In this video,

What Joint Supplements Are Best For My Cat, Dog Or Horse
In this video Dr Leigh discusses joint supplements and what active ingredients have evidence to show that they work.
Avoid wasting your money on products that don't work.

In this video Dr Leigh talks about glucosamine, chondroitin, green-lipped muscle and pentosan.

If you

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