on 16 July 2022
It’s compulsory to microchip your dogs and cats in Toowoomba and South East Queensland. And more than that, it’s the easiest way to help find your pet if they’re lost.
How do microchips work in dogs and cats?
Microchips are usually between 11-13mm in length and only 2mm in diameter. For a point of reference, that’s about the size of an uncooked grain of rice.
They don’t contain any tracking capabilities like GPS, instead, ...
on 16 June 2022
An unfortunately common unwanted guest. Intestinal worms are a concern for pet owners, and the three things they should know are how to tell if they have worms, how they can get them, and how to get rid of them.
The 4 most common types of intestinal worms in Australia
Intestinal parasites are less common in Australia now than in previous years due to vaccinations, early intervention, and the diligence of pet owners. In southern states, intestinal worms are even rarer, but in Queensl...
on 18 May 2022
Pets can have allergies just like us. And also just like us, common household objects could cause allergic reactions.
Figuring out what's causing allergies in your dog or cat can be tricky, and a lengthy process of elimination to figure out if it's something in your own home.
Symptoms of pet allergies
Allergies in dogs and cats are easy to diagnose, but not at home. If you suspect that your pet is experiencing allergic reactions, contact your local vet or book an appointmen...
on 16 April 2022
Trying to give your dog its medicine. That’s a tough pill to swallow.
There isn't a one-size-fits-all when you’re trying to give your dog a pill or tablet. Some dogs enjoy the taste that producers try to create, and others simply refuse- leading to an epic battle, trying to convince them to finally swallow it.
Many pet owners choose to disguise pills in their dog’s meals, and usually, this is a good idea. However, some commonly used disguising foods and flavours can be...
on 16 March 2022
A perfect pillow, fresh sheets, and a cat that refuses to go to sleep.
Sleep is equally important for us and our pets, and when our cats refuse to sleep through the night, it raises tensions.
What to do if your cat isn’t sleeping at night
As annoying as the situation is, you shouldn’t get upset with your cat for not sleeping at night because there is a long list of potential causes for their restlessness.
And as pet owners, we should remember that punishment and negati...