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.
on 14 September 2020
Did you know recent studies suggest that up to 90% of cats 12 and older have evidence of arthritis?
While arthritis is a common occurrence in humans as they age, our feline friends are suffering through similar issues. However, many cat owners aren't aware of just how high the prevalence of the disease is, or that their cat might not even show any symptoms of suffering.
Cats tend to be quite graceful as they age, remaining agile and vibrant, but debilitating and degenerative disease...