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Want a hotel break? You and your pooch are spoilt for choice with more than 1000 dog friendly locations in Australia[1]. However, if it's more than a walk in the park you both need, you can find a place to rest your heads at a host...

While multiple different diseases and parasites can cause itching, fleas are implicated more often than any other cause. In the spring and summertime in Sydney, Fleas become the most active. Fleas are known to be very active insects, easily feeding on the blood of animals...

Feeding cats   Years ago, the family cat had her bowl of kibble and milk in the corner of the kitchen, to be topped up as it was emptied. Nowadays, with our feline friends becoming a greater part of the family, we commit more time to thinking...

  Taking your pet to the beach can be a fun outdoor activity for all Marrickville family members. As serene and relaxing as the beach atmosphere is, there are some dangers you need to look out for. Each week we see patients who have sustained lacerations through their...

With the holidays approaching rapidly, many families in the inner city area are looking for places to board their furry family members while they are away for the holiday season. There are a variety of options out there, and so it is important to choose...

Keeping up ‘HoPe’ It’s been almost 5 years now since we launched Project HoPe (Homeless Pets) with a vision to vaccinate every homeless pet and provide access to veterinary services among this often-forgotten part of our community. Animals don’t discriminate between rich and poor, healthy and unhealthy...

With the school holidays on currently, it's a great time for Inner West families to take both our four and two legged members out for a long drive, a day trip or even a couple of days in regional NSW. While it can be fun...

The change of seasons and stress factors can cause some urinary symptoms in cats and we cat owners often see a diversion away from our feline friends using their litter box. This can be frustrating, but understanding the reasons why this occurs, can help us...

Increasing Feline AIDS Prevalence in Inner West. A New Cat AIDS Vaccination is Available! The risks are real and increasing As a local veterinarian responsible for the wellbeing of companion animals, the issue of FIV – closely related to HIV in people has been too quiet for...