All about Pancreatitis
Do you give your dog a bit of ham for Christmas lunch? Think it won’t hurt them? Think again! What is it? It is when the pancreas becomes inflamed. The pancreas is an organ in the abdomen that produces digestive enzymes and insulin. The digestive enzymes pass down a duct
All About Teeth
Periodontal disease is one of the most common diseases seen in veterinary clinics, affecting 70-80% of cats and dogs worldwide Periodontal disease is defined as disease of the structures surrounding and supporting the tooth including the gum, the bone of the jaw, and the ligament holding the tooth in the
Fleas and Ticks
Fleas are an environmental problem but require dogs, cats or native animals to feed and breed. Only a small percentage of the flea population live on the pet. There are four main parts to the flea life cycle: Flea – 2-4mm long and commence feeding within minutes of landing on
Tricks to Medicating Cats
Give medication like a pro! Read below for some tips and tricks to help you medicate your difficult kitty! Giving medicine It may be a two person job, especially if your cat is difficult to tablet. Place your cat on an elevated surface with a towel. The holder – holds
Heartworm Disease
Heartworm disease is a condition that can be found all over Australia, protection against this disease is vital to stop your pet being infected by it What causes heartworm disease? Heartworm is spread by mosquitoes. When a mosquito bites and feeds on the blood of an infected pet it ingests
Blood Screening and Your Pet
10% of pets that appear healthy to their owners and veterinarians at annual check-ups are found to have hidden disease!! Uncovering hidden disease at the earliest stage will help your pet live a longer and healthy life!! Why do we screen regularly? Enjoy peace of mind – Tests can significantly