Critical Veterinary Care for Your Fluffy Family Members

Have you adopted your first pet ever? Learn more about the basic care and necessary veterinarian services your pet will require.

Trick Knees in Dogs: Not a Trick You Want Your Dog to Learn

29 March 2022
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Does your dog know any tricks? Even if you haven't taught them any, their knees might know some. Luxating patella (informally known as a trick knee) is a condition that a fair number of dogs may experience, although smaller (toy) dogs are often more susceptible. The so-called trick isn't that impressive. Essentially, the patella (kneecap) moves out of its standard position (known as luxation). How would you know if your dog has a luxating patella? Read More …

It’s Time For A Fix: 4 Benefits To Having Your Pet Desexed

6 December 2021
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If you own a pet and you haven't had them desexed yet, now's the time to schedule an appointment for veterinary services. You might not realise this, but having your pet desexed can provide many benefits for your pet and for you. Here are just four of those benefits for you to consider.  Give Your Pet a Relaxing Life If your pet is still intact, you need to consider their quality of life. Read More …

Ulcerative Colitis In Cats

27 September 2021
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Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that affects the colon. It's a relatively common digestive condition in cats, but the cause of this chronic condition is not yet fully understood. Genetic and environmental factors are thought to play a role, and there has been some research conducted into the possibility of intestinal parasites contributing to the development of ulcerative colitis in cats. Read on to learn about the signs of ulcerative colitis in cats and how this condition is treated. Read More …

Essential Considerations When Looking for a Puppy School

24 June 2021
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If you recently acquired a puppy, you should think about enrolling them in a puppy school. It is a facility where pet trainers teach puppies obedience and how to socialise with other pets. A puppy school is also beneficial since you learn to curb behavioural issues, choose appropriate rewards and communicate with your pet. That said, you should be choosy when picking a puppy school because a lot rides on your decision. Read More …

Health Problems Your Dog Groomer Can Identify

26 March 2021
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You may wonder whether it's worth paying for a dog groomer, but there's more to a grooming appointment than a shampoo and haircut. Your groomer will include a basic health check as part of their service. This involves visually inspecting your dog and running their hands over your dog's body. They will check for lumps and look for any signs of an infection in your dog's ears, eyes and mouth. If they notice anything of concern, they will let you know and you can have your dog checked over by your vet. Read More …

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Critical Veterinary Care for Your Fluffy Family Members

I recently adopted my first dog and learned how much I care for this creature. While the relationship is different than any I have ever had with a human, I can't say I love my dog any less. In fact, in many ways, I love my dog more than I have ever loved anyone before. As a result, I take his veterinary care very seriously. I have spent months researching veterinary care for both dogs and cats, and I want to share that info here in case you need help with your furry family members. Please, get comfortable, have your fluffy little one curl up in your lap and start exploring. I hope these posts help you keep your dog or cat safe and healthy.