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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...

Why do dogs these things?
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Why do dogs these things?

Sometimes the behaviour of our dogs can seem strange to us! But then again, sometimes our behaviour must seem very odd to our dogs! Therefore, when looking at our dogs’ behaviour, it’s helpful to understand the reasons why they might be acting like they do. Here are some general explanations to give you a better...

Vaccination: Sense or Nonsense? How, when and with what?
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Vaccination: Sense or Nonsense? How, when and with what?

Vaccination causes a lot of controversy amongst its supporters and opponents. This article will provide some clarity when it comes to vaccinations. Which ones you’re your pet need, and when? And what are the advantages and disadvantages? Why Vaccinate? Vaccination against certain pathogens is mainly done for the purpose of prevention. Both to protect an...