on 13 January 2022
It’s a myth that dogs don’t have sweat glands. Your dog actually has some in their footpads to help with heat dissipation, but not nearly enough to stop them from overheating.
Instead, dogs cool themselves down by panting. But, if it’s too hot outside, or they’ve overdone it on their walk and their body temperature rises...
on 1 December 2021
Christmas trees and decorations are a lot of fun for everyone, but we need to be aware of the potential hazards to our furry friends and how to keep them safe. Here are some helpful tips to pet-proof your home this holiday season.
Let’s talk about your Christmas tree
Live or artificial trees for pets
Live Christmas trees can be the caus...
on 17 November 2021
Unfortunately, most Australian pet owners have experienced the aftermath of their cats regurgitating.
It's not an uncommon occurrence, and is not always a cause for concern.
Not to be confused with vomiting, regurgitating occurs when your cat hasn't managed to start digesting food, it is a passive action wher...
on 18 October 2021
Why do dogs shed?
It’s perfectly normal and healthy for dogs to shed, regular shedding occurs when your dog gets rid of its old, dead, and damaged fur to make way for new and healthy hair to grow.
But sudden excessive shedding can indicate a medical problem, requiring a veterinary examination to determ...
on 6 September 2021
Obesity in dogs is a more common problem than pet owners realise, so much so that one in three Australian dogs are overweight.
And while it's hard to deny that chubby dogs can be cute, it's impossible to deny that chubby dogs are facing serious health risks.
How to tell if your dog is overweight:
Every dog is different and you...