The Hazards of Hot Climate for Dogs

Both pets and people love the lazy days of summer. Long sunny days serve to brighten anyone’s disposition whether human or canine! However, summer poses some very real health threats to your family’s best friend. Most are the same risks humans face, but others are typically issues that only affect your dog. Let’s talk about … Read more

Is your dog sick?: 10 signs you shouldn’t ignore

When your dog is sick, seeking care and attention would be the last thing you can expect him to do. It takes a lot of sensitivity and knowledge about your dog’s needs and personality for you to notice that your dog could be down with something. Apparently, your dog can’t talk and use human language … Read more

When to see the vet

Having observed your dog for symptoms that he could be unwell, you worry next on what the symptoms could mean. Your mind battles between wanting to dismiss them as nothing serious and to call the veterinarian. What the symptoms could meanThere are a variety of possible reasons for your dog’s symptoms. Infections, poisoning, inflammations, allergies, … Read more

Dealing with Overweight Dogs

There are more and more stories in the media about the increasing rate of obesity in Australian people, and what it is doing to their health. Unfortunately, the obesity epidemic is also affecting our dogs. According to the Australian Veterinary Association, over 40% of our dogs are overweight, and they share similar medical problems that … Read more

Emergency first aid tips for dogs

What do you do if your dog is suffering from poisoning, bleeding, burn or heatstroke? Dr Joanne Sillince from Pets Australia shares some first aid tips that could mean the difference between life and death for your dog. Knowing what to do in an emergency situation can save your dog’s life at home or on … Read more