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Separation Anxiety

You've likely been spending lots of time at home during the pandemic, and no doubt your dog has enjoyed this quality time with you. If like many, you've welcomed a new furry family member into your home during this period, they'll be very used to having you around most of the time. This

Separation Anxiety2022-03-04T06:37:47+13:00


Desexing your pet is a vitally important part of being a responsible pet parent. It's a decision veterinarians encourage all pet parents to make as it will lead to a healthier, happier and potentially longer life.What is desexing?Desexing (sometimes referred to as neutering or spaying in females and castrating in males) is a way


Hot Weather & Heatstroke

We all love spending quality time with our pets on a hot summer’s day. However, we need to stay vigilant in summer, as the warmer weather can expose our pets to several dangers. One of these dangers is heatstroke. Heatstroke, or hyperthermia, occurs when your pet’s body temperature rises rapidly. It is a

Hot Weather & Heatstroke2021-11-15T07:03:33+13:00


Hot-spots are a common problem amongst dogs, and some breeds like golden retrievers, labradors, and rottweilers may be more susceptible to these than others. What is a hot spot? A hot-spot can otherwise be known as a ‘moist skin rash,’ acute moist dermatitis, or pyotraumatic dermatitis. It is an area of skin or


Barbecue & Picnic Hazards

With the sun shining and beautiful warm weather upon us – who can resist a picnic or barbecue with friends!? It is a wonderful opportunity to spend time outdoors and the perfect chance for your pet to come along for some quality time together. If you are taking your furry friend along to

Barbecue & Picnic Hazards2021-11-15T06:59:56+13:00

Spring cleaning hazards

Springtime is the perfect time to shake off those winter blues and freshen up our homes for the busier, warmer months ahead. While we are clearing out and cleaning up, some of the products and tools we use potentially threaten our pets if not handled properly! Check out some of the issues that

Spring cleaning hazards2021-09-23T22:35:09+13:00

Itchy skin and ear infections

Around springtime, we often see an increase in itchy skin (dermatitis) and ear infections in dogs and cats. How to spot itchy skin You should know almost right away if your cat or dog has dermatitis. Here are a few of the common signs: Constant scratching, licking, or chewing at the skin Flaky,

Itchy skin and ear infections2021-09-23T22:11:42+13:00

Grass Seeds

Springtime means grass seed season, and for something so tiny, they can cause a lot of big problems for your pet! The issues they can cause range from minor discomfort right through to potentially life-threatening conditions.Grass seeds are naturally designed to travel – they are small, lightweight, come in all different shapes, and are

Grass Seeds2021-09-23T21:41:52+13:00

Urinary Blockages in Cats

What is a urinary blockage? Urinary blockages in cats are often referred to as ‘blocked bladders’ and ‘urethral obstructions’. This is a common, potentially life-threatening condition, especially amongst neutered male adult cats and overweight cats. A urinary blockage can completely prevent your cat from urinating, causing damage to the urinary tract, a back-up of

Urinary Blockages in Cats2021-06-08T01:25:04+13:00

Senior Pets

Aging is an unavoidable part of life, and when it comes to our pets, some will age without any major issues, and some will need a little extra TLC. It is important to know what age-related changes look like and how to manage them appropriately, so we can ensure our pets are comfortable. When

Senior Pets2023-04-30T19:37:16+13:00
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