Category: Blog

Ehrlichiosis- Brown Tick Disease
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Ehrlichiosis- Brown Tick Disease

Channel 7 recently ran a news program about the disease, which has caused some understandable alarm in local pet owners. The disease has not been detected in NSW as we do not have the species of ticks that transmit the disease, but it is still important to keep yourself up to date. The following is...

Why Your Pet Needs a Pedicure Too
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Why Your Pet Needs a Pedicure Too

As we step into summer, it’s time to get those feet ready to hit the beach and book in a pedicure. But have you thought about a pedi for your pooch too? They need grooming just us much as we do. Here are some reasons why it’s so important…. Pets need their nails cut too...

Sydney Leptospirosis Outbreak – Is your pet at Risk?
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Sydney Leptospirosis Outbreak – Is your pet at Risk?

I’m sure some of you might have heard or seen the recent news articles about the deadly bacterial disease outbreak, leptospirosis, in Sydney. Over the past few weeks, Dr Joe and Dr Katy, have been keeping up-to-date with the reports and wanted to ease any uncertainty you might have. The information: 6 confirmed cases of Leptospirosis...

A Regular Dental is More Than Just a Teeth Clean
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A Regular Dental is More Than Just a Teeth Clean

For most of us, when we think about dental care for ourselves, we think about going for a check-up, having our teeth and gums inspected, having the plaque and tartar removed and getting a good lesson in how to maintain our dental health at home with brushing and flossing. So for our pets, it should...

A guide to looking after rabbits in the best way possible!
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A guide to looking after rabbits in the best way possible!

What’s up, Doc? All About Rabbits Despite what Bugs Bunny would have you believe, rabbits need a bit more than carrots to live a happy life! Rabbits can live for 8-12 years and come in all shapes and sizes, so it’s important to know how to keep them happy and healthy for this time. Here...

Senior Pet Care in Winter
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Senior Pet Care in Winter

The mercury is starting to drop and the leaves are turning orange. Whilst this means cosy evenings, woolly coats and hot chocolates for us, the cold weather can take a toll, particularly on senior pets. This certainely doesn’t mean they have to stay inside for the whole season. To help you take care of your...

Preventative Pet Care – what is it, and why bother? 
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Preventative Pet Care – what is it, and why bother? 

What is preventative pet care? Your pet’s health is important to both us and you. That is why it’s our aim to make sure that we have the best health care programs to protect your pet in all stages of their life. Preventative pet care is different to normal veterinary check-ups or taking care of...

Strange things my cat does
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Strange things my cat does

Why do cats purr and miaow? Cats can vibrate a special set of muscles in their throat, and this is what makes a lovely purring sound. As with most animal sounds, purring is a way of your cat communicating with you. Mother cats purr to their kittens as a lullaby, and kittens purr back to...