Leptospirosis, a potentially fatal dog disease

Leptospirosis, a potentially fatal dog disease found on the South Coast of NSW has also now been found near Canberra.
A very …

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Rabbit Control Operations in Canberra – The Risk to Pets

The ACT Government is conducting rabbit control operations in Canberra. Fumigation of warrens is planned from 12 April 2021 for “several days”.
Fumigation is with …

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Pet Insurance

It’s easy to assume that “it will never happen to my pet”, but we all know that dogs and cats can get sick despite our …

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Choosing a Dog

Things to consider when choosing a dog

Dogs are great for us and for the community. But what sort of dog is best for you? What …

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Pets with Arthritis

Does Your Pet have Arthritis?

Cold weather and stiff joints seem to go together. However, arthritis doesn’t just affect humans – arthritis is just as painful …

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Pet meat – a healthy alternative?

There is no doubt that we all want to do the best we can for our pets and providing a balanced, nutritional diet is an …

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Thunderstorms and Fireworks

Fearful reactions to thunderstorms and fireworks are common in dogs and may occur in cats. What can you do to help?
Fortunately fireworks aren’t really an …

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Heat Stress and Heat Stroke in dogs

Death due to heat stroke is a real risk in hot weather, and even on moderate days for some dogs and in some conditions. What …

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Parvovirus in dogs

Parvovirus causes perhaps the most severe gastroenteritis in dogs, with a high fatality rate, but is entirely preventable by vaccination.
Parvovirus kills dogs because of severe …

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