Asides from making your pet look (and smell) their best, a regular grooming routine helps to keep their skin, nails, coat and teeth in optimum condition. It doesn’t have to take hours to complete, but having a routine that can be followed is an important part of being a responsible pet owner
When you bring your pet into the veterinary clinic your vet will run a series of diagnostics to determine what is happening with your pet. This could be anything from routine scans and bloodwork, to holding your pet and examining them with their hands to determine any lumps, bumps, breaks or areas of concern
Vaccinations are an important part of preventative treatment. Whether you have a dog, cat, bunny or any other type of pet – vaccinations are vital for ensuring they stay safe against debilitating or even fatal illness. They also provide immunity from a range of infectious diseases that can affect you and your
Finding the right veterinary practice is a lot like finding a great GP or hairdresser – you want to feel confident when you book an appointment that you’re going to a place that has you and your pet’s best interests at heart. There are a lot of different veterinary practices out there, and being one ourselves
Puppy vaccinations are an important part of bringing your new family member into your home. With vaccination comes a greater level of protection against unnecessary illness and disease. Vaccination is crucial during your puppy’s most formative months, helping them to stay safe and setting them up for a happy
Desexing is a common, routine surgical procedure that vets undertake weekly. But what actually happens when you desex a male cat? Desexing involves the removal of your cat’s reproductive organs to prevent unwanted breeding. Desexing also ensures a better relationship and life experience between
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a dog who has had a messy adventure in a mud puddle is in obvious need of a bath. And, just like humans, your pup needs to have their teeth regularly cleaned too. Recent studies in dog healthcare have revealed that more than 80% of dogs over the age of
Bringing a puppy into your home is an exciting time. Everything is new, including all the things your puppy needs to learn about being well behaved in different environments, and feeling confident and happy in themselves. As soon as your puppy is 8 weeks old, they should be taken to puppy school
If you’ve just brought home a new puppy, chances are you’ve already heard someone tell you that it’s important to socialise them. But what is socialisation, and why is it necessary?
If there’s a silver lining around people staying home over the past 18mths, it has been the time we’ve been able to spend with our pets. Extra playtime, attention, cuddles and walks has benefited thousands of pets – and people – around Australia.