Tag Archives: prevention

What Does a Vet Check In a Physical Exam

Whether your pet is seeing us for a routine check or an episode of unwellness, our vets aim to perform a thorough examination during your pet’s vet check. In combination with the information you provide to us about your pet’s … Continue reading

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Not All Lumps Can Be Lumped Together

Have you noticed any new lumps on your pet? We recommend any lumps get checked fairly promptly by our team. This is because some lumps require further treatment for your pet’s health and comfort, while some can be harmless.

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Does Parasite Prevention Confuse You?

Parasite prevention can get pretty confusing, but it’s an important part of responsible pet care. The start of a new year is always a good time to make sure your pet is up to date with their parasite prevention and … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Home Arthritis Friendly

To help your arthritic pet live a comfortable life there are a few things you can do at home:

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Mythbusters: Kennel Cough

It’s not uncommon for us to be asked, “if my dog doesn’t go to boarding kennels, why is it necessary to vaccinate against kennel cough?”

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Anal Gland Issues

Have you ever seen your dog dragging his or her bottom along the ground? This peculiar act is known as ‘scooting’ and can indicate your dog has irritated anal glands.

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Rocky’s Secret

We’d like to introduce you to Rocky the Cat and he has a little secret … he’s allergic to fleas!

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Our Top Skin Care Tips For Your Pet

When it comes to managing the itchy pet, there is no magic pill. It’s all about prevention of parasites and taking action before things get out of control. Here are our top tips for skin care:

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A Change To The Way We Vaccinate Dogs

Many of you will have been aware of the claims and counter claims regarding how vets vaccinate dogs. At Pet Doctors, we have been closely examining the objective scientific evidence for these claims.

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Knowing the Signs: Worms

It’s not a pleasant thought for anyone to imagine that their fur baby has worms. In most cases, you won’t even know about it as the symptoms of these infections are often subtle or don’t show at all.

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