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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 taking Santa photos with your fur babies. If you would like to participate, the Santa photos will be held on Sunday 22 December Venue – The Rocks...

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...

This weekend we’re celebrating the Saint Valentines Day, the day that is associated with courtly love. It is also a time where we need to consider the safety and wellbeing of our pets. It is a tradition for many couples to light candles to set the...

Fleas and flea allergy dermatitis Fleas are a year round problem in Australia but can be worse during the summer months. Many dogs and cats have an allergy to flea saliva and just one flea bite can cause severe itchiness, hair loss and irritation. Most of...

With the temperatures starting to reduce, now is the ideal time to enjoy outdoor activities in Wolli Creek with your dog. The ‘bite’ of winter hasn’t really hit us yet and so we’re able to enjoy crisp, sunny autumn days. Planning outings with your pet can...

Want a hotel break? You and your pooch are spoilt for choice with more than 1000 dog friendly locations in Australia[1]. However, if it's more than a walk in the park you both need, you can find a place to rest your heads at a host...

While multiple different diseases and parasites can cause itching, fleas are implicated more often than any other cause. In the spring and summertime in Sydney, Fleas become the most active. Fleas are known to be very active insects, easily feeding on the blood of animals...

Feeding cats   Years ago, the family cat had her bowl of kibble and milk in the corner of the kitchen, to be topped up as it was emptied. Nowadays, with our feline friends becoming a greater part of the family, we commit more time to thinking...