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Why Dogs Shed and What to Do About It

Posted on 18 October 2021
Why Dogs Shed and What to Do About It
We’re halfway through spring and many of us are dealing with runny noses and red eyes. Our pets shedding probably isn’t helping.   Why dogs shed Shedding is a normal process which many animals take to help them adapt to seasons and to make way for new hair. The amount of shedding can be affected by: The breed of your dog Your dog’s pregnancy status A change in season and temperature The overall health of your dog If your pet is shedding or losing more hair t...
 

Is Your Dog Overweight?

Posted on 13 September 2021
Is Your Dog Overweight?
Obesity in dogs is a more common problem than Australian pet owners realise, so much so that one in three Australian dogs are overweight.  And while it’s hard to deny that chubby dogs are cute, it's impossible to deny that chubby dogs are facing serious health risks.   How to tell if your dog is overweight Every dog is different and you should always talk to your veterinarian about their weight before taking any extreme measures.  That being said, take a look at ...
 

Can Dogs Get the Flu?

Posted on 16 August 2021
Can Dogs Get the Flu?
A lot of us love cosying up in winter and staying inside as much as we can. Unfortunately, winter also brings the infamous colds and flus with it. Despite usually being an easy fix, colds and flus are annoying and uncomfortable. Unfortunately, our pets can be affected by similar infections such as canine cough. And just like the human cold or flu, they can lead to further and more serious issues.   Canine cough: what is it? Canine, or kennel, cough - is a highly co...
 

How Do I Choose the Right Breed of Dog for Me?

Posted on 5 July 2021
How Do I Choose the Right Breed of Dog for Me?
Knowing which breed of dog to choose can be a tough task. There's a lot of factors to consider like your home and lifestyle which will determine your dog's happiness. Consider the following when considering your choice of breed.   Is my home big enough for a dog? Almost definitely. While some dogs need a big yard to run around in and burn energy, many are happy hanging out inside with you. Some dogs are more than happy to live in apartments, but it's important to know...
 

5 Common Mistakes Made By Cat Owners

Posted on 8 June 2021
5 Common Mistakes Made By Cat Owners
Providing a happy and healthy life for your pet is a goal for most people who have an animal as part of their family. Naturally, you want to do all you can to ensure they have everything they need. When it comes to cats, they can be well adept at covering up signs they're not feeling well, making it more difficult for their owners to notice there's something going on. However, despite this tendency, there are some common mistakes you can avoid as a way to ensure your cat is health...
 
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