Introducing a New Pet at Home

  It is very common to share your life with more than one companion animal. When you want to extend your furry family there are a few things to consider. Each introduction will vary depending on variables such as species, number of animals in the home, age, sex and temperament. Here are some tips to help the transition … Rest of Post

Important Documentation For Your Pet

As people we rely heavily on identification documents to prove who we are. Our pets should have similar documentation which can help them in times of being lost or injured. Important documentation for your pet includes: Microchip Papers – this allows for the local and state councils, animal shelters and vets to track the identification … Rest of Post

Ticks – A Year Round Risk

You can’t hide from pesky Ticks! Your dog or cat can’t hide from the fact that ticks are a year round risk to him. After the especially warm start to the winter months, ticks are still very active. In Australia, there are two types of ticks that are the most problematic, the brown dog tick … Rest of Post

Car Safety and Your Pet

Car Safety and Your Pet- 4 legs, 20 toes, 2 eyes, 1 nose..safety counts Adults and children shouldn’t ride unrestrained, why would you allow your best friend to? When you take your dog on a car ride, whether it be a trip to the beach or a long road journey, your pet has invested his … Rest of Post

Brittany Spaniel

The Brittany Spaniel is a medium sized dog weighing in at 13.5kg to 18kg. Traditionally a playful, lanky, kind hearted companion that will have you in constant fits of laughter. Their personality is contagious; you cannot help but giggle at their enthusiastic behaviour. One of their most humorous traits is called ‘frog dog’, where they … Rest of Post

Dangerous Flora & Fauna

Fluffy, Fido, flora and fauna do not always mix. Beautiful, fragrant and innocuous to our human bodies, yet possibly fatal to our furry best friend. We often don’t think of our pets when we are given, or buy a bunch of flowers for our homes; without forethought we may be directly introducing a deadly flower … Rest of Post

What Is In Your Pet’s Food?

Do you really know what you’re feeding your pet?  A common misconception among pet owners is the belief that the food they feed their furry companion doesn’t matter as long as it is pet food. It is essential to understand that the quality of what your pet eats directly corresponds to their overall internal and … Rest of Post

Paw Care – Paws Are His Foundation

  Paw Care For Your Pooch Your dogs paws are his foundation. His paws are tough, but not indestructible. In constant contact with a range of surfaces leaves them predisposed to injuries, allergies and irritants. You can help keep your canine companions paws in good condition which he will be forever grateful. Poochy Paw-di-cure- your … Rest of Post

Ear Mites; What are they?

Ear mites are the mites that live in the ears of animals. It is an infection that causes intense itching in one or both ears. The most common ear mite found in cats and dogs are ‘otodectes cynotis’. These are tiny, eight-legged parasites that feed on the wax and oils in a cat or dogs … Rest of Post

What is a Hot Spot?

A hot spot is an area of bacterial infection and inflammation on the skin, also known as moist dermatitis. It appears as a moist, oozing, reddened area. The condition is very painful and itchy and your dog may continue to lick and chew at the area, which will only make the hot spot worse. Hot … Rest of Post