Top 4 Beach Dangers for Dogs

Top 4 Beach Dangers for Dogs

1. Salt Water Toxicity Salt toxicity or hypernatremia (excessive body sodium)  occurs when there is too much sodium in the blood. This Electrolyte (or body salt) imbalance occurs when there is excessive sodium in the body, or possibly a decrease in body water. How...
5 Signs Your Pet Needs an Emergency Vet

5 Signs Your Pet Needs an Emergency Vet

Do you know when you need to take your pet to the vet? Whilst it might be easy if there is an obvious issue such as an open wound, active bleeding or they have been involved in an accident, but what about the hidden illnesses?  If you detect any of these symptoms in...
Haemorrhagic Gastroenteritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Haemorrhagic Gastroenteritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

What are the Symptoms of HGE? Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE) is a condition that affects dogs and is characterised by the rapid onset of bloody diarrhoea and vomiting. This is due to the damage and subsequent death of cells lining the intestinal wall. Other...

Valentines Day Vs Toxic Flowers: Make the right choice

Valentines day: A day where we celebrate the purity of all that is love and romance! Historical customs of this particular day has men rushing about buying bouquets of flowers to surprise their significant others but this can be a deadly decision. A surprise for many...

NEW STRAIN OF CANINE PARVOVIRUS (CVP-2c) IN AUSTRALIA

What it means to Australian pets and their owners By Ashleigh Ehrmann PARVOVIRUS – A highly infectious virus that even the mention of the name,  rattles most pet owners. Is it any wonder that the recent news dominating the media mentioning a new strain of the disease...