Understanding anxiety in pets

Dogs aren’t the only pets that can suffer from separation anxiety. Cats, rabbits, birds and even some reptiles have been known to go through anxious separation from their owners too. Cats Although cats are known to be independent, they are also creatures of habit. They find comfort in routine and can become stressed or anxious … Rest of Post

Which plant is safe for your pet?

A common question among pet owners is ‘which plants are safe for my pets?’ Deciding on which plants to have in the garden or inside the home can be tricky when there is a long list of plants that can cause dangerous health issues to your pets if ingested. A general rule is that when … 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

Crate Training your new puppy

Creating a positive crate training experience Crate training is a very popular way of keeping puppies safe when unsupervised and is a highly effective tool to fast track toilet training as it encourages them to hold their bladder/bowels. When used correctly, a crate can become the puppy’s favourite place for sleeping and/or safe quiet time. … 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