We regularly update and add to our library of pet health care articles, and on this page there is a variety of topics on which you’ll find general information. Please remember however that – as with people – every case may be different, and the only way for accurate diagnosis and treatment of any health issue is for us to see your pet and assess their individual circumstances.
With summer’s longer days we usually spend more time outdoors and so do our pets. The summertime fun also usually leads to increased levels of activity, and in our pets it can increase the risks of heat exhaustion, “hyperthermia”. This article covers tips for helping them to stay cool, and what to look for when things go wrong.
No matter whether it’s a pure or cross-breed, we all want our dogs to be happy and healthy. Unfortunately, some pedigree dogs are more susceptible to certain health issues due to inbreeding. This article from the RSPCA outlines some things to be aware of when considering purebred dogs.
Everyone looks forward to the warmer months but they’re not without their hazards for our pets. They depend on us for their safety and protection from the not-so-fun things during spring and summer, and this Australian Veterinary Association article addresses many of the most common risks.
Keep up with the latest news and tips on animal welfare.