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Humans have always been social beings. We crave companionship, love, and affection, not just of other humans, but of animals as well. We have domesticated animals and have depended upon them for various purposes over thousands of years. While initially, humans depended upon their domesticated...

Dogs are loyal and social creatures that love to please their masters. In addition to providing companionship, dogs also actively help in reducing stress and anxiety and give us a reason to be physically active. However, owning a dog is not just fun and play....

If your pet is itchy, and they are up to date with their good quality flea control and don't have gastrointestinal symptoms regularly, it is safe to say that their immune systems are being triggered by something in the environment - or that they are...

Characterised by their lean frames, narrow muzzles, elegant shoulders and tall, long legs, Italian Greyhounds are known for their athletic prowess. While they do appear small and delicate, as compared to regular greyhounds, Italian Greyhounds are generally regarded as quite a healthy dog breed. This...

While often thought of as ‘low-maintenance’ pets, rabbits generally are easy to look after, however, vaccinating them is one of those really important parts of their healthcare to make sure they stay healthy  A virus belonging to the ‘calicivirus’ family is circulating around most cities and suburbs...

It’s a new world and the veterinary clinic has responded With the changing world, the family veterinary clinic has also changed, almost in every way for the better At Southern Cross, we think it’s important, however, for your pet’s doctor to be familiar with their history and...

Early Tick Season Dr Sam is interviewed about Ticks in both the Daily Telegraph and Cairns Post. Late Night Vet Keeps Tails Wagging Southern Cross' new after hours late night vet service is mentioned in the Daily Telegraph. read more Dr Sam on 2GB Night Time Radio with Chris...

What is BAS (BOAS) and how can it help Frenchies breathe? Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome (BAS), also known as Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS), is a respiratory condition affecting animals with flat, squashed faces. This breathing problem is more common in dogs than in cats, and because...

French bulldogs are quickly gaining in popularity all over the world. Their quirky and playful personality make them an ideal pet to keep the children entertained, and their comparatively high level of awareness makes them excellent watchdogs as well. These are some of the reasons...

French bulldogs are the best – they are loving, caring and loyal! Their playful nature and quirky disposition make them an ideal companion to our lives. Since they are also comparatively small in size and are generally affectionate towards kids, they make amazing indoor pets...