Common signs of arthritis in Dogs

It is estimated that one in five dogs in Australia suffer from arthritis.  Arthritis can occur in any breed of dog, at any age. Arthritis is a painful inflammatory condition in one or more joints. It is characterised by loss of cartilage, damage to the underlying...

Training Your New Puppy (Getting off on the Right Paw)

Toilet Training Start off where you want to finish off (ie if outside get them to go outside from day 1) Consistency is the key Take them to spot you want to toilet 1st in morning and night , 15-20 min after each meal and then every 2 hours Stay with them for 5 to 10...

Complete puppy care information

1. Vaccinations 6 – 8 weeks of age 12 weeks of age 16 weeks of age Then annually for life. This vaccination protects against viral diseases: Parvovirus, Distemper, infectious canine Hepatitis and Canine Cough, which includes Parainfluenza virus and Bordetella...

Minimising Pet Stress During Vet Visits

Our canine patients have all sorts of emotions when they come to us. We have patients who will race in and jump on the consult room table and others who will run away from home and come straight to our door as they now that is a great place to be. We would like all...

Dental care advice for your dog

It is estimated that 80% of dogs have dental disease by the age of 3. Unfortunately many dogs develop significant infection and pain from dental disease. Periodental disease accumulates around the base of the teeth near the gum. This plaque build up consists of...