Dogs

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...

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...

Heat Stroke In Dogs   What is Heat stroke? Heat stroke is a deadly condition which occurs when high external temperatures cause your dog's body temperature to rise dangerously high. If untreated heat stroke can lead to multiple organ failure, seizures, and death. Is my dog at risk? Dogs suffer...

By Dr. Suzan Bekir MBBS (Hon) UNSW FRACGP There’s nothing more frustrating than having allergies. They make your eyes hurt, your nose run, and your head feels like it’s stuffed with cotton. But even worse than that is the reality of being allergic to your beloved family...

Looking to escape the buzz of the city for the weekend but don’t want to leave your dog to a pet sitter? How about a dog friendly Hunter Valley? Yes, that’s right. There are plenty of great dog friendly accommodations to choose from, dog friendly...

Puppy toilet training - How do I teach to teach my puppy to go to the toilet outside? The best way to toilet train your puppy is with positive reinforcement. This is a Puppy toilet training technique that rewards good behavior, encouraging your dog to repeat that...

Your pet has had a big day today undergoing their dental surgery, now it’s time for some rest and relaxation. Keep your pet quiet tonight as he/she recovers from surgery. You can feed a normal meal but if your pet has had teeth removed give...

Why we’re Pro-Proheart   There are many different brands of heartworm preventatives on the market these days. Of these many brands, the vast majority contain the active ingredient milbemycin oxime. Why is this important information for you, a dog owner? Because, if you are one of the...

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

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...