on 5 February 2021
Knowing the signs of dehydration will help you keep your pet safe from a potentially fatal condition. With the summer months upon us, dogs are more susceptible to dehydrate though dehydration can occur at any time throughout the year.
Dehydration is no laughing matter - it's a serious condition that can rapidly become a life or death situation for a dog. Understanding the signs will help you take action quickly.
What are the symptoms of a dehydrated dog?
Loss of elasti...
on 11 January 2021
There's nothing quite like the gazing looks of love your dog gives you. But those same loving eyes need care and attention in order to stay healthy. Your dog has no way of effectively keeping their eyes safe and clean, leaving them vulnerable to eye problems.
Common eye issues, when left untreated, leaves your dog at risk of permanent damage and even blindness. Though sometimes overlooked, eye health should be considered a primary aspect of your dogs routine wellbeing checks.
on 14 December 2020
With the festive season upon us, it's important to keep in mind how you can keep your pets happy and safe throughout the celebrations.
While you might be thinking there is nothing dangerous about the holiday season for your pets, there's several human friendly aspects that just aren't safe for animals that might not cross your mind.
We've compiled a list of tips that will help your pet have the happiest and healthiest holidays possible (as well as little things you can d...
on 30 November 2020
It's always an exciting and special experience to have a new puppy or dog in the family. This special and exciting time can quickly become a disaster if the new pet is unfortunate to face a bout of "parvo". Parvo is a nightmare for dogs - it can turn a healthy, playful puppy or dog into one that is fatally unwell.
What is parvo?
Parvo is an extremely dangerous, extremely contagious virus that affects the gastrointestinal system and is a life threatening illness. T...
on 26 October 2020
30% of the 2.7 million domestic cats in Australia are considered clinically overweight or obese - a staggering figure that shows our Aussie cats are suffering on the scales!
Despite the common occurrence, the symptoms, causes and associated health risks involved in overweight or obese cats can often go unrecognised by cat owners.
It's not just about how your cat looks - carrying around extra weight can cause serious detriment to their health, leading to shorter lifespans.