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This isn’t just for dogs and cats in Adelaide. If you live near any city in the developed world these days, you need to know these people exist. One day you may be very grateful.
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UPDATE: We are glad to inform you that our standard Nobivac DHP vaccine has been proven to protect against strain CPV-2c. See more below. Every dog owner’s worst nightmare is Parvovirus. This week the detection of a new strain in Australia was announced. Although there’s no reason to panic, here’s what vets and dog owners […]
Welcome to the most stressful part of owning a puppy! First, here’s the trick everyone needs to know: a puppy prefers to toilet in a place by where they toileted before. They develop nothing more than a habit; we call this a substrate preference. That’s the trick we use to toilet train dogs.
It’s very easy to feed a puppy correctly. Do it right and you’ll have a healthy, happy eater for life. Do it wrongly and you may end up with a fussy dog eating all the wrong foods. Or worse. Please visit our pages on Five steps to feeding puppies and adult dogs or How much […]
Before I show you the causes of the most serious problems we see in young puppies at my clinic, there’s one thing that you have to do: know where to go. This map shows your closest 24-hour veterinary emergency hospital so you know where it is before you need it. It wouldn’t be silly to even […]
Most people will say having a new puppy in the house is a bigger shock than a new baby. With a baby you have plenty of time to get the house safe as they grow and develop. A puppy is in full-on grab-and-destroy mode from the day they arrive. Here’s a checklist to keep them […]
Here’s a checklist to help you get ready for the big day your puppy arrives. It might seem like a lot to do but that’s only because you’re actually thinking about things in advance.
Welcome to the exciting path to getting a new dog. Please visit all three stages: Deciding which dog breed to choose Finding a good breeder or shelter Choosing the best dog from the breeder or shelter (that’s this one!) You thought you’d done the hard part: choosing your ideal breed, then finding the right breeder […]