How Much Should I feed My Dog?

Making the right diet choices is tough. Often we get people asking us what the best dog foods are, we get asked the dry vs. canned food question, as well as portion size and how frequently dogs [...]

When and why should I have my animal desexed?

We routinely desex dogs and cats between five and six months of age. The RSPCA desexes animals at much younger ages to exclude any chance of any more unwanted litters. While desexing at a younger [...]

How often should I walk my dog?

The amount of activity your dog needs, depends on their age, breed, activity level and whether they have any other health problems. Most dogs would benefit from daily exercise, however with many [...]

Gastric Ulcers – Everything You Need to Know

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome What are gastric ulcers? Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) is the result of the progressive erosion of the lining within the distal oesophagus, stomach and [...]

Desexing Dogs & Puppies – Costs & Benefits of Desexing 

  Desexing Dogs & Puppies: Benefits and costs of neutering or spaying your dog Are you interested in learning more about dog desexing, or deciding whether or not to desex your pet? The [...]

Basic Health Check – Dogs & Puppies

Congratulations – you have a new puppy! You’ve anticipated the new arrival by ‘puppyproofing’ your home and had lots of fun choosing the crate, bed, blanket, toys and other supplies [...]

Ear Care for your Pet – Dogs

Clean, odour-free, pale pink colour and a minimal accumulation of wax are indications of healthy ears. Check your pet’s ears regularly.   Signs of Ear Disease Unpleasant odour [...]

Brushing Your Cat’s Teeth

  Brushing Your Cat’s Teeth the Right Way (5 Steps)   We’ve all smelled our kitty’s breath when it wasn’t as “fresh” as it could be — when the smell of fishy cat food became a just a [...]