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Pets can add a lot to your life. No matter what type you get, they offer affection, fun, and companionship. There are lots of different pets available, but one of the most overlooked is the humble rabbit. Bunnies might just be the cutest of all...

Chronic kidney disease is a condition commonly seen in older cats and is a long-term degradation of the kidneys’ ability to function properly to filter and regulate electrolytes, toxins, and metabolites from the body. There are many causes of chronic kidney disease which are known,...

As many dog owners will know, dogs don’t just eat dog food. Dogs can eat all kinds of silly things, even things we didn’t think were the least bit appetising. Rubber balls, socks, underwear, sanitary items, corn cobs, plastic bags, string and skewers are just...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X4_ZaoSowhA[/embed] Stem cell technology is a relatively new and exciting branch of veterinary medicine. Stem cells are cells that can be safely harvested from adult animal tissues. Once harvested, the stem cells can be injected and induced to grow into a large number of different cell types. The...

Lepto update A lot of media has lately focused on our pets being at risk of catching ‘lepto’, but what about people? Leptospirosis represents a significant risk to the humans in our community – our family, your family and our team. If a human catches leptospirosis they...

If you live in the Sydney metro area and have a pampered pooch, you may have heard about the recent scare of Leptospirosis in the area. Leptospirosis is a bacterium which is transmitted through contact with stagnant water bodies and is often transmitted from the...

The heartworm is a parasite that can grow to up to 35cm long and lives in the arteries and veins of the lung and heart chambers of dogs and cats. Heartworm disease was once widespread around the Sydney region, but the use of regular heartworm...

How Heatwaves Affect Pets Just like you and I, our furry friends feel the heat in different ways. While some will be alright in hot temperatures, others will swelter through the summer. And just like you and I, extreme weather conditions can be rough on our...

Why are dogs and cats scared of Fireworks? Dogs’ and cats’ hearing is up to 3x more sensitive than ours and their noses are up to 100x as sensitive as ours. The combination of the decibels and the smell of the smoke from fireworks can send...