So often when an owner says “I can’t get my cat in the carrier” I think “It’s no wonder with the one you’ve got”. Then other times I see cat carriers completely fail and put cats at risk.
Here’s our guide to buying a cat box that’s not only easy to use but safe to be in. Continue reading “How Choose A Good Cat Carrier”
At least once a week someone calls us saying “I can’t get my cat in the carrier”.
While it’s definitely not easy, you can do it. The right technique will not only improve your cat’s vet care but will also be easier and less stressful for everybody. Continue reading “5 Ways To Get A Cat In A Carrier Box”
The picture above shows an ear problem in Adelaide that’s also found around the world. It only affects the margins and tips of the ears. The most common cause will surprise you. Continue reading “Help! My Dog’s Ear Tips Are Bleeding”
What’s more natural than throwing a stick for a dog? We love it, they love it too, and every park is a toyshop. That’s why so many dogs get injured. Continue reading “The Danger Of Throwing Sticks For Your Dog”
Idiopathic epilepsy is the leading cause of seizures in dogs. If you’re already sure that’s what’s wrong with your dog, this page is for you.
Click here for the different types of seizures and causes of seizures in dogs
Continue reading “Diagnosis and Treatment of Epilepsy In Dogs”
It’s grass seed season again in southern Australia, that time between October and year’s end when extra care is needed. All dog owners need to know how to prevent and treat this menace. Continue reading “Help! My Dog Has A Grass Seed”
You’re about to see what happens when a pet species isn’t big business.
Our page on treating arthritis in dogs shows you lots of choices.
Our page on treating arthritis in cats shows you a few choices.
There is no registered treatment for arthritis in rabbits. Continue reading “What Can I Give My Rabbit For Arthritis?”
‘Emergency Care’ (details below)
What To Do If A Dog Is Having A Seizure
- Stay calm: dogs almost never die from a seizure
- If poison is suspected, go to a vet as fast as is safe to do so
- Otherwise, make your dog comfortable and time the seizure
- If over 2 minutes, go immediately to an emergency vet
Now dive deeper… Continue reading “Seizures In Dogs”
I’ve been a vet for nearly a quarter century now. Over that time I’ve seen just about everything go wrong that can.
Pet disasters tend to go along recurring themes. If you know what they are, you have an excellent chance to avoid them. Continue reading “Ten Tips To Keep Pets Safe”
Trying to choose a puppy breed? There are lots of great reasons to choose certain dog breeds over others. Health should be one of these.
Of course, I would say that, wouldn’t I? I’m a vet after all. Continue reading “21 Healthy & Long Lived Dog Breeds”