Hip Dysplasia In Dogs: Symptoms and Treatment

hip dysplasia in dogs

Hip dysplasia terrifies large breed dog owners, but the fact is that hip dysplasia can happen to any size or breed of dog. This unpleasant condition will significantly decrease the quality of life of a dog and make it difficult for owners to watch. Good news is that promoting responsible dog ownership and educating yourself […]

Heatstroke In Dogs: How To Spot The Symptoms

Heatstroke in dogs

Wondering about the signs of heatstroke in dogs? Unlike humans that sweat, dogs expel heat from their bodies by panting. When panting is not enough, the temperature of the dog’s body increases, and they will suffer a heat stroke that can become fatal if not treated immediately. Summer in Australia means relaxation and fun in […]



Throughout spring and summer ticks, fleas and parasites are in full bloom and are looking for a place to thrive.  While year-round prevention is important, during the warmer months we need to be particularly vigilant with our pets’ preventative care. Parasites spend their time living on or inside our pets resulting in damage to our […]

Tick Bites In Cats: Everything You Need To Know

tick bites in cats

Tick bites in cats are a reality for Australians across the nation. With the onset of Spring comes the onset of the Tick Season in Brisbane. The Paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclis) is unique to the east coast of Australia. While some ticks have a different effect on the health of cats, certain ticks such as […]

Symptoms Of Worms In Dogs

symptoms of worms in dogs

The thought of worms in our dogs is highly unpleasant. Yet understanding the symptoms of worms in dogs is an important part of responsible dog ownership. Serious health problems can arise if the symptoms of worms in dogs are left untreated. Worms may be selected from your dog’s stool and polluted dirt. Other dogs may be infected, and in certain cases […]

How To Toilet Train Your Puppy

how to toilet train your puppy

When you welcome a little bundle of furry joy into your house, toilet training isn’t always the first thing on your mind. It’s a whirlwind of excitement, and everything in your house will change in the first few days. Sometimes the daily routine goes out of the window, but it’s crucial that you get settled into […]


For many pet owners, watching our furry friends grow older is comforting, and a rewarding experience. It’s difficult to comprehend that same ball of energy running around the backyard all those years ago is now a relaxed and kind companion curled up at our feet. When your old friend starts to wind down, and puts […]

Symptoms Of Parvo In Puppies

symptoms of parvo in dogs

The last thing any new dog owner needs to hear is a parvo diagnosis. Parvo in puppies is, sadly, a common disease with fatal implications, which is why it is vital for people who deal with puppies on a regular basis to be aware of the symptoms of parvo in puppies and what to do […]

Symptoms Of Cat Diabetes

symptoms of cat diabetes

It is crucial that cat owner understand how to spot the symptoms of cat diabetes. Eventually around 1 percent of all cats will suffer from diabetes somewhere. Diabetes is a disease in which the body produces excess glucose levels, either because it does not produce enough of the hormone insulin (Type I) or because the […]

When To Send Your Dog To An Emergency Vet

when to send your dog to an emergency vet

If you’re wondering when to send your dog to an emergency vet, these warning signs may help. Your dog is a family member: they ‘re your best friend, they ‘re enjoying your leftovers, and they’re joining you for walks in the morning. But your dog is unable to speak so how do you know when […]