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There are around 70 species of ticks in Australia. Of these many ticks, you have probably heard of Ixodes holocyclus, or the paralysis tick. Preventative medicine has thankfully come a long way in the last decade and we are lucky enough to have access to fantastic...

Is your dog affected by Brachycephalic airway syndrome? If you have any brachycephalic or ‘squishy faced’ breed of dog then yes, your dog is affected. Brachycephalic dogs have been bred to have a shortening of the nose and face to create that cute look that we...

Vet providing free treatment for homeless pets hopes to expand offering Australia-wide Project Hope provides free of charge care for animals at the Southern Cross veterinary clinic in Sydney's inner west. In many ways, it's a typical vet clinic – except it offers some of its services...

Having a Pet Friendly Valentine’s Day Valentine's day is one of the most romantic days of the year. It doesn’t matter if you’re single, taken or somewhere in between, Valentine’s Day can be a great day to spend with your pets, too! You may be surprised...

So close, yet so far. How we almost eradicated feline panleukopaenia virus. Feline panleukopenia virus, also known as feline enteritis, is a deadly viral infection of cats that was first discovered more than 100 years ago. As pet owners started to religiously vaccinate their kittens...

Selecting  guinea pigs Guinea pigs are highly social animals and are best kept in groups of at least 2 piggies. Pick active, inquisitive guinea pigs that are roaming around their enclosure. The eyes of the guinea pigs should be clear and free of discharge, and the...

How to Microchip your Dog or Cat   What is a microchip and how does it work? A microchip is a small device that provides electronic identification of your pet when detected by a special scanner. Each chip has a unique number linked to the NSW Companion Animals...

We insure our homes, our cars, our phones, ourselves…but why don’t we all insure our pets? Yes, pet insurance is becoming increasingly common however most pets are still uninsured.   Why should I insure my pets? Veterinary medicine and animal care have advanced considerably in the last decade;...

Dog breath? Cat breath?  It should stink, shouldn’t it?  Actually no. It should smell a little, but any excessive odour may indicate dental disease. Dental disease in Dogs & Cats is caused by bacteria under the gum line causing infections.  These infections cause lysis or breakdown...

Christmas is a time for friends, family and food! The weather is hot, everyone is in a great mood and our pets are right there with us. It’s such a busy (and sometimes stressful!) time of year but it is still so important to keep our...