Pet Guardians Author PG

  1. Keeping Chickens As Pets

    Keeping Chickens

    Keeping backyard chickens as pets has become more and more popular in both urban and suburban areas.

    There are plenty of benefits when it comes to keeping chickens!

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  2. How You Can Help Our Wildlife This Summer!


    At this time of the year, it is not uncommon for us to see wildlife suffering from heat stress and dehydration.

    Birds, possums and koalas are often the ones commonly affected and it’s handy to know what to look out for and how you can help.

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  3. Top Tips For Holidaying With Pets

    Top Tips For Holidaying With Pets

     As we all gear up for the summer holidays it’s important to take a moment to think about your pet.

    If you are traveling with your furry friend, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself to help keep your pet safe and happy.

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  4. Antibiotics Awareness

    It is becoming more and more evident that one of the greatest threats to human and animal health is antibiotic resistance and the emergence of 'superbugs'.

    Veterinarians are taking steps to help prevent the world from a global catastrophe where common infections and minor injuries once again kill.

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  5. Spring Skin


    Spring is in the air, but with the warmer weather comes the inconvenient things that cause itchy skin!

    Fleas commonly set off an attack of the itches, but pets can also be allergic to grasses, trees, plant pollen, dust mites and moulds, as well as certain foods.

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  6. Can Cats Really Get Asthma?

    Cats with Asthma

    Asthma can be a debilitating disease in humans but did you know that our feline friends are also susceptible to this life-changing condition?

    It helps to learn what to look out for in your feline friend.

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  7. Why Dogs Eat Poo

    Does your furry friend have a taste for the unmentionable?

    It’s a pretty dirty habit, but there can be many valid reasons why your pet eats poo (aka coprophagy).

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  8. 5 Steps to Better Dental Health

    There are five big steps that can make all the difference to your pet’s dental health!

    Taking care of your pet's mouth at home can make all the difference and even prevent major procedures in the future! 

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  9. The 3 Signs of Dental Disease

    Dental disease is one of the most common conditions we see in veterinary practice.

    The problem is, it’s an insidious disease and pet owners often don’t even realise their pet has an issue until it is pointed out.

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  10. Anaesthesia Free Dentistry Hurts

    More and more we are hearing of people advertising ‘anaesthesia-free dentistry’ for pets and we would like to fill you in on why this is doing more harm than good to your beloved fur baby.

    If your pet is suffering from dental disease, without an anaesthetic, it is impossible to diagnose and treat dental problems correctly - even in the mildest of cases.

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