Prevention

  1. Short-Legged Dog Breeds 101

    Short-legged Breeds

    Short-legged dog breeds, such as dachshunds, corgis and basset hounds make for popular pets due to their distinct appearance.

    There are whole internet photo collections dedicated to hilariously chunky corgi rumps - just Google “corgi butts” if your interest is piqued! These dogs are also enjoyed for their loyal, loving and often sassy personalities.

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  2. It Takes One Bite

    Heartworm

    They’re annoying to say the least, and when they bite it can itch for days, but did you know that a mosquito bite can mean a much more serious problem in our furry friends?

    Here is what you need to know!

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  3. Medicating Your Pet

    Pilling Pets

    We know giving oral medications to your pet can be tricky, especially if your pet isn’t the cooperative type.

    Medicate like a pro with these tips:

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  4. Worming - What Are Your Options!

    Worming Your Pets

    Regularly worming your cat or dog probably does not rate first on your list of fun pet care topics but it’s important to stay on top of!

    It's important for the health of your pet, yourself and your family!

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  5. Springtime Means Itchy Skin

    Springtime means itchy skin

    As the warmth of spring arrives, our furry friends can become itchy due to skin allergies caused by grasses, pollens and other allergens.

    These allergens can be dust mites, mould, certain types of food, and some insects. Some pets can also have irritated skin as a result of flea infestations.

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  6. The Geriatric Cat & Thyroid Disease

    Thyroid disease

    “My cat seems to have lost weight, but he is still so hungry. Is he just getting old?"

    An older cat who is losing weight but still hungry is a presentation that Vets see regularly. The cause is usually hyperthyroidism, and a routine blood test can usually confirms this diagnosis.

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  7. 6 Signs of Dementia

    6 signs of dementia

    Have you got an older dog who is awake more at night or getting confused at times? Have you just put it down to 'old age'?

    Your dog may be suffering from canine dementia, a disease also known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction.

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  8. Spring Skin

    Springtime

    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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  9. 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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  10. 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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