Pet Obesity: Why it’s a problem for your pet

Pet Obesity: Why It's A Problem for Your Pet Our world is in the midst of a pet obesity crisis.  There are some pretty scary statistics when it comes to our pet's obesity problem! According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP), nearly 59 per cent of cats and 54 per cent [...]

Dog Vaccination: Is Annual Or Triennial Best?

Do We Need To Vaccinate Our Pets 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 c5 vaccination.     Do we really need to vaccinate our dogs yearly? [...]

Ask Us Anything With Dr Ari Ende Of Vet Around

Have you wondered about using a mobile home visit vet? Many of you often ask me about using a mobile home visit vet to care for your pets. Is it a good idea? What kind of treatment can mobile vets offer?  Would a home visit vet be a good idea for my nervous [...]

Why Is Cost Of Vet Care So Expensive?

Why is the cost of vet care so expensive? Last week I posted a question on Facebook asking quite a sensitive question comparing the cost of vet care with the cost of human health care. The question I asked was why vets and doctors weren't held to the same standards when it came to saving [...]

Vets Near Me: Why Are Vets So Expensive?

Vets Near Me: Why Are Vets So Expensive Hey Dr Leigh - "Why are Vet's So Expensive" Today my good friend Lisa asked the above question in response to the photo below that shows the poor hourly rates that many vets receive. Often when google searching for 'vets near me', you are also looking for the [...]

Toxoplasmosis In Cats | I’m Pregnant, Do I Need To Rehome My Cat?

Toxoplasmosis In Cats: I'm Pregnant, Do I Really Need To Rehome My Cat? Excitement is brewing, you’ve just found out that you and your partner are pregnant! Like all expectant parents, you hop on the internet and the first thing you come across is some article telling you to get rid of your cat! You [...]

How to spot ringworm in dogs and cats- Signs, Diagnosis and Treatment

How to recognise ringworm in dogs and cats? Treatment, signs and diagnosis You see the classical circular bald spot....eek it looks like ringworm. Ringworm is more common than we think, and can affect all animals - humans included! In this article, we will discuss ringworm treatment, signs and diagnosis.   What Is Ringworm? Why [...]

When To Call The Vet

How Do You Know When To Call the Vet? Dr Leigh providing an online consult to a client whose dog has a problem with a paw.   One of the most common questions many veterinarians are asked is: "When To Call The Vet? The simple answer I believe, is that if you are [...]

Chocolate Toxicity Calculator

If your dog has eaten chocolate, use our Chocolate Toxicity Calculator below to work out if your dog needs to see a veterinarian. Dogs love chocolate, but unfortunately chocolate contains the substance theobromine that is poisonous to them. Find out more about how chocolate is poisonous in our article Top Dangers For Pets In Autumn. [...]

Halloween Top Safety Tips To Keep Your Pet Safe

Top Safety tips to keep your pet safe at Halloween Halloween can be so much fun, but it can also be a time of the year that many pets really struggle to cope. Anxiety levels increase, poisonings occur, and pets get lost.  We have compiled some Halloween top safety tips to keep your [...]

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