Category: Dogs

Zoonotic disease
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Zoonotic disease

What is zoonotic disease? Zoonotic disease, or zoonoses, are diseases or infections that can pass between humans and animals, and can be serious conditions. Examples include salmonellosis, avian flu, Hendra virus, leptospirosis, rabies and lyssavirus. Why should I know zoonotic disease? Knowing what conditions to be on the lookout for can help keep both you...

Parvovirus
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Parvovirus

Much like humans, our pets can often fall into the trap of becoming a little larger around the middle than is desirable. Although

Arthritis in pets
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Arthritis in pets

Much like humans, our pets can often fall into the trap of becoming a little larger around the middle than is desirable. Although

Everything You Need to Know About Your Pet’s Nutrition
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Everything You Need to Know About Your Pet’s Nutrition

Just like us, a healthy, balanced nutrition is essential for your pet’s health and happiness. But what does that look like? Your pet’s nutritional needs include: Protein – This is important for cell growth, muscle repair, and skin, coat and nail maintenance. The amino acids in proteins also play an important role in keeping a...

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...

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