Pet Care Blog

What happens during dental surgery?

It may have all started one day when your cat or dog jumped on your lap and stuck their face lovingly in yours and there you have it, a big whiff of smelly breath. You may have been able to ignore it for a while but you started smelling it even if they weren’t on your...

Why desex your pet?

We’ve all learnt about the birds and the bees but our pets shouldn’t find out unless we want them to. Accidental pregnancies are easily avoided with a day procedure surgery. Unless you have made the decision for your pet to have a litter of puppies or kittens book...

Arthritis – what can you do to help

Your pet can suffer from arthritis just the same as a human can and it’s not just a senior problem. Arthritis is caused by the loss of the smooth cartilage that covers the bones at the end of a joint. This cartilage usually helps joints move freely and comfortably but...

What happens in a senior health check

Senior pets are over 7 years for larger dogs and 8 years for smaller dogs & cats. As our pets age they need extra support to make the transition into their elderly years as comfortable as possible. Twice yearly health checks are recommended as part of their care plan....

The importance of pre-anaesthetic blood tests

Unfortunately pets can’t tell us when they feel unwell or if something is wrong. It is up to us as pet parents to keep an eye out for any different or out of character behaviour in our pets. However some illnesses and diseases have no symptoms at all and these can...

Why your Puppy needs Puppy Pre School

Obedience training is one of the best things you can do for your puppy or dog to help them be the best member of the family they can be. Just like children your pet needs to learn the rules so they know how to interact and socialise with not only other dogs but...

How do you love your pet?

For many of us our pets are our babies, part of the family and we love to spoil them. Being the best pet parent mean’s lots of things from veterinary care to taking them for walks and lots in between. We are going to talk about the different ways you can give your pet...

What dry food should I be using?

With hundreds of dry foods available to choose from, it can be daunting choosing the right product for your pet. We recommend feeding your pet dry food as it is scientifically formulated to provide your pet all the protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals that depending...

Volunteering with animals on the Central Coast

Tis the season to be jolly…. It’s also the season of goodwill so a perfect time to talk about volunteering with animals. There are lots of ways you can get involved with animal related charities, from fostering to fundraising to taking your own pet to visit people....

Got an itch that just won’t quit? How to deal with fleas

Let’s face it fleas are annoying, nobody likes them and if your pet has them they can be a pain in the bum to get rid of. Using a monthly flea protection product is your best defence against fleas. There are a lot of great products on the market and many also offer...

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