Pet Care Tips

Lepto update A lot of media has lately focused on our pets being at risk of catching ‘lepto’, but what about people? Leptospirosis represents a significant risk to the humans in our community – our family, your family and our team. If a human catches leptospirosis they...

If you live in the Sydney metro area and have a pampered pooch, you may have heard about the recent scare of Leptospirosis in the area. Leptospirosis is a bacterium which is transmitted through contact with stagnant water bodies and is often transmitted from the...

How Heatwaves Affect Pets Just like you and I, our furry friends feel the heat in different ways. While some will be alright in hot temperatures, others will swelter through the summer. And just like you and I, extreme weather conditions can be rough on our...

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...

Whether you have a cat or a dog, grooming is an important part of maintaining your pet’s physical appearance and overall wellbeing for a number of reasons. While they groom themselves, they can’t always get to those hard to reach places. Pets with hairy faces tend to...

Finding rental places with pets can be a real challenge. Owning property in Sydney is an impossible dream for many people, forcing them (and their furry friends!) to search for rental options. Unfortunately, the struggle to find pet friendly housing leads to the surrender and...

Signs of An Ear Infection Head rubbing dog has itchy ears Red and smelly ears Black or yellow discharge coming from ears Tilting of the head Deafness Reluctance to be touched around the ear or head Unusual swelling/s on the pinna (external cartilage) of the...

Daschunds (sometimes known as sausage dogs or dackels) are one of the most instantly recognisable dog breeds in the world. They have been made famous by Disney, social media and well-known enthusiasts such as Peter Alexander. But while everyone is quick to comment on how adorable...

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...