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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…)

flu

Can my pet get the flu?

It’s a common question: can my pet get the flu? The answer is yes but unlike in humans, there isn’t typically a flu season for dogs and cats and infection can occur year round. (more…)

dementia

6 Signs of Dementia

Have you got an older dog who is awake more at night or getting confused at times? Have you just put it down to ‘old age’? (more…)

probiotics

Can Probiotics Help My Pet

There is plenty of scientific evidence that supports the benefits of probiotics in humans, but what about our pets? Can probiotics help your pet and when should you use them? (more…)