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DIET – THE most IMPORTANT PREVENTATIVE MEDICINE! Rabbit’s teeth grow continuously throughout life. They depend on their diet to help wear down their teeth.  Without healthy teeth, a rabbit won’t lead a healthy and happy life. HAY: 80% of diet MOST IMPORTANT – feed in unlimited amounts, ...

This weekend we’re celebrating the Saint Valentines Day, the day that is associated with courtly love. It is also a time where we need to consider the safety and wellbeing of our pets.   It is a tradition for many couples to light candles to set the...

Fleas and flea allergy dermatitis Fleas are a year round problem in Australia but can be worse during the summer months. Many dogs and cats have an allergy to flea saliva and just one flea bite can cause severe itchiness, hair loss and irritation. Most of...

A reflection by Inner West Vet Dr Alex on why being a vet at Southern Cross Vet is the best! When an animal is sick, they cannot tell you with words what they are feeling. What I love to do is to turn sad eyes and...

The Inner West has many Catteries and vets who offer advice on cat accommodation. Vertical territory is important for many reasons. Cats have a strict hierarchy when put together in a group and their height correlates with their perceived spot in the 'pecking order' This pecking order isn't...

Wet Weather in Marrickville - a Vet's perspective. We're heading into the thick of winter now, but thankfully, the Inner West and specifically, Marrickville, has a lot of exciting things to do with your pet. Your local Vet in Marrickville, the Southern Cross Vet Clinic, has...

With the temperatures starting to reduce, now is the ideal time to enjoy outdoor activities in Wolli Creek with your dog. The ‘bite’ of winter hasn’t really hit us yet and so we’re able to enjoy crisp, sunny autumn days. Planning outings with your pet can...

The majority of us need to regularly pill our pets. For most of us it's only four times a year - for routine de-worming. However, many of our clients have pets who need more frequent twice daily medicating for a course or in some cases...

Living in the Inner West, and specifically Dulwich Hill, there are a plethora of Vets to choose from so why should you choose Southern Cross Vet as your vet in Dulwich Hill? Passion Our team have all been selected for their love of animals and this...

Now is the ideal time to enjoy outdoor activities with your dog. The ‘bite’ of winter hasn’t really hit us yet and so we’re able to enjoy crisp, sunny autumn days. Planning outings with your pet can make for a lot of fun in the...