Summer Heat Hazards

Summer Heat Hazards

As we reach the peak of summer we welcome long hot days and balmy nights. It’s the best time of the year to get out and about with your pet but there are a few hazards you need to watch out for.  Heat stroke: It can be easy to overdo it in the summer and heat stress...

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The ‘Twelve Pet Hazards’ of Christmas

The ‘Twelve Pet Hazards’ of Christmas

We’d like to help make sure your pet stays happy and healthy this silly season so here’s a list we’ve compiled of the ‘Twelve Pet Hazards of Christmas’: Christmas can be a risky time for your pet. There is usually lots of food around as well as plenty of people,...

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Vital vaccinations

Vital vaccinations

When it comes to keeping your pet healthy, vaccination is one of the most powerful tools we have available. Vaccinations are safe, they have minimal (if any) side effects and we recommend you vaccinate your pet because, simply put, it works. Quick Vaccination Facts:...

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It’s all in the eyes

It’s all in the eyes

Pardon the pun, but you don’t have to be blind to see that your pet’s eyes are very important! Eye issues can be serious. That’s why, if you notice anything unusual about your pet’s eyes, it’s best to have them checked out ASAP. Conditions like conjunctivitis, corneal...

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Kidney disease can be thirsty work

Kidney disease can be thirsty work

If your pet is thirstier than usual it could be a sign of kidney disease. The increase in thirst may only be subtle but if you find yourself filling up the water bowl more regularly or even notice your pet drinking from the shower recess, you should arrange a check-up...

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Itchy and scratchy

Itchy and scratchy

You don’t need us to tell you that an episode of itchy and scratchy can be extremely frustrating for your pet. If the cycle of itch, scratch, rub and lick it continues, it can leave your pet feeling uncomfortable, frustrated and downright miserable. Not to mention the...

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The ‘tooth’ about dental disease

The ‘tooth’ about dental disease

There’s no getting around the fact that if you want your pet to live a happy and healthy life – it is vital they have a healthy mouth! When left untreated, dental disease causes irritation and pain in your pet’s mouth, and can cause more serious issues if left to...

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Is your pet overweight?

Is your pet overweight?

When it comes to your pet, you might think that carrying a few extra kilos isn't a big deal. Unfortunately, overweight pets are at an increased risk of developing a host of diseases such as: arthritis, heart disease, respiratory disorders and diabetes. Pets come in...

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Happy and healthy senior pets

Happy and healthy senior pets

Senior pets are special. They are loyal and loving and in most cases, will have been through a number of major life events with you. The senior years can creep up on our furry friends and most people aren’t even aware that dogs and cats are classified as senior when...

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