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

Is Your Dog Diabetic?

31 December 2015
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Diabetes in dogs is quite a common disease, with female and obese animals being most at risk. So what signs should you look out for, what can your vet do to help, and what can you do to manage the condition? Read on to find out more.  What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus is a disease that is caused by a deficiency in the hormone insulin. Insulin is produced by the pancreas and is responsible for converting glucose (a form of sugar) into energy. Read More …

Corneal Ulcers And Your Dog

10 December 2015
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If you notice your dog squinting or pawing at his eyes, he could be suffering from corneal ulcers.  But what causes this condition, and how can your vet help?  Read on to find out more. What are corneal ulcers? The cornea is the transparent, protective outer layer of the dog's eye.  Its function is to act as a barrier to foreign bodies and bacteria that could enter the eye and cause damage to the iris and pupil. Read More …

Oral Health Tips For Your Pet Rabbit

5 December 2015
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Rabbits can suffer from oral health problems, just like other companion animals.  But rabbits don't just use their teeth for eating; they're used for grooming, exploring their environment, marking territory and expressing mood.  That's why it's vital that you keep your bunny's teeth in good condition.  Unlike human teeth, rabbits' teeth grow continually during their lifetime.  That's why regular visits for your pet to the veterinarian for dental check-ups are important, but you should also know how to monitor your rabbit's oral health at home. Read More …

How to Protect Your Dog from Cane Toad Poison

3 December 2015
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The cane toad was originally introduced to Australia in a misguided effort to control the sugar cane beetle, but the species soon spread. It is now regarded as a major pest and is endemic across Eastern Australia. Cane toads cause a number of problems, and they're also extremely poisonous. Dogs are a common victim, so here's everything you need to know to ensure that your pooch remains protected. Understand the Risks Read More …

Chihuahuas And Ear Infections: Advice For Owners

20 November 2015
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The Chihuahua is an increasingly popular breed with Australian dog lovers, particularly for people who want a toy dog that can live comfortably in a city centre apartment. While most people admire the Chihuahua for its tiny proportions, many of these animals have large, erect ears, which can make the breed susceptible to an ear infection. Learn more about the symptoms of this condition, and find out what you may need to do to fix the problem. Read More …

About Me
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.