What does it mean to be a responsible pet owner?

Being a pet pawrent is a privilege and is very rewarding, but it is also a big responsibility. These beautiful animals rely on you, their pawrent, to take care of them, to make sure they have fresh water and food daily, that they aren’t too hot or cold and that they are kept free from … Rest of Post

Fireworks and your dog

Not all dogs are scared of fireworks but if they have previously shown signs of fear or if you aren’t 100% sure, it is better to be prepared! Over the holidays many celebrations involve fireworks. Unfortunately, the loud firework displays can cause much anxiety with our pets who can react with instinct to try and … Rest of Post

Spring is parasite season

Why Flea & Tick prevention is important even if your dog or cat does not have them Our pets rely on us to keep them healthy and safe and preventing them from harmful fleas and ticks is as easy as a simple monthly chew or wearing a preventative collar. It doesn’t get much easier than … Rest of Post

What Does Post – Coronavirus Look Like For Our Dogs?

While a nation-wide lock-down has seen a decline in retail sales, a rapid increase in pet adoption has been a saving grace for local shelters adopting out hundreds of pets across the country. A number of people have lost their jobs, had hours reduced, on campus students moved to online and others being asked to … Rest of Post

Back To Life Blues and How To Beat Them

We’ve been bunked down for a few weeks in isolation with our pets and it’s nearly time for us to return to the big wide world, but what about our pets when we return to work and social events? Dogs aren’t the only pets that can suffer from separation anxiety. Cats, rabbits, birds and even … Rest of Post

These Vets are Taking it on the Road!

As our hearts and lives begin to rebuild and pick up the pieces after the devastating fires that have swept our nation these last few months, we have taken the time to reflect on those doing the hard, immensely critical and sometimes unnoticed work. The RFS and help services, undoubtedly the hero’s we are so … Rest of Post

Keeping your Small Pets Safe Indoors and Out

We all love our pets and want them to be safe and out of harm’s way, but did you know your pets can be at risk indoors as well as outdoors too? Here is a list of things to keep an eye on to ensure that your lovable, furry (or fluffy) mate is safe indoors … Rest of Post

Get to know the Southern Knight Seahorse

Hippocampus Abdominalis, otherwise known as Seahorses.  The seahorse is a magical creature often adored but rarely seen. So, how much do we really know about our little curly-tailed friends?  Did you know that seahorses are actually fish? Natural Range Southern Knight Seahorses are temperate marine fish found in coastal waters of south-eastern Australia and New … Rest of Post

How does your pet’s dental routine measure up?

Did you know that if properly maintained your pet’s dental hygiene can help extend your pets life for up to four years?! That’s a lot of extra furry snuggles! There is a misconception that dental issues are a problem for our older pets only, but this isn’t the case; depending on their diet, dental issues … Rest of Post