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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...

Owning a cat can seem daunting if you aren’t accustomed to caring for a feline friend. But fear not! Cats are probably the easiest pets to own- far easier than fish! A cat will remind you when he/she needs feeding, and for the most part,...

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...

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...

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...

  The countdown is on until Santa comes !!! This year we will be raising funds for our charity Project HoPe by doing Santa photos with your fur babies. If you would like to participate, The Santa photos will be held on the 10th of December at...

There is no better joy than watching animals play without a care in the world.  But why are they doing this? Is it complex instinctual survival behavior or are they simply just ‘having fun’? And, is it important? A Vaucluse Vet will answer these questions...

We love our surgery here at Southern Cross Vet. As a premier Double Bay Vet, with our state of the art equipment, it's easy to see why. Here are just a few of the reasons why we love surgery here. The team can perform a large range...