Pet Care Info

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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Travelling with Cats (especially to the vet!)

We want your cat’s visit to be as pleasant as possible. The following information is provided to help you and your cat to have a …

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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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Feline Calicivirus in Canberra

A much more severe strain of an old cat virus has recently come to Canberra. Feline Calicivirus is one of the cat flu viruses, but …

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