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vaccinations

Why Vaccinations Are Vital

Before you take your four-legged family member out and about for summer adventures, it’s important to keep them protected from common diseases by ensuring their vaccinations are up-to-date! (more…)

snakes

Snake Season Is Here

Snakes usually hibernate during the cooler months of the year, so the arrival of the spring warmth also means snakes may start to be more active in the area, and could be a potential risk to your pet. (more…)

arthritic pets

Arthritic Pets Still Need Help This Spring

Spring might have sprung, but the onset of warmer weather doesn’t necessarily mean that pets suffering from arthritis will be more comfortable than during the cold of winter. Pets with arthritis still need to be carefully managed year-round to ensure they remain comfortable, happy and healthy all of the time. (more…)

anxiety

Calming An Anxious Dog

Anxiety can be a serious problem in pets. It can significantly affect their quality of life and even be dangerous to their health and wellbeing. (more…)

beestings

Pets & Bee Stings

The onset of warmer spring weather also brings a burst of flowering plants and trees, which means there are more bees buzzing around. Pets, especially dogs, can come into contact with bees that have fallen to the ground, or from exploring in and amongst the flowering plants in the garden or in bushland. (more…)

urine tests

How Urine Tests Help Us Diagnose Disease

A urine test is a simple and effective method for us to check the health of your pet’s urinary system. (more…)

cat dental disease

Cats Are Unique When It Comes To Dental Disease

Our feline friends can, unfortunately, suffer from a painful dental condition known as feline resorptive lesions (FRL). 60% of susceptible cats will have one of these lesions present by the time they are 6-years old. (more…)

How To Tell If Your Pet Has Dental Problems?

Dental disease is one of the most common problems we see in veterinary practice. While a regular check-up with us will help to identify any dental issues your pet might be hiding, there are a few things you can look out for at home: (more…)

healthy diet

Healthy Diet = Healthy Life

“What is the best diet for my pet?”

A common question, but not always an easy answer. There is no one-diet-fits-all, but a premium-quality diet that is balanced and complete is the best place to start.

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incontinence

Could my dog be incontinent?

Did you know that some female dogs can become incontinent as they age? The condition is known as urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence (USMI), and this is just a fancy medical term used to describe a weak control of the muscles that control the lower urinary tract. (more…)