Keeping Your Pet Healthy and Happy

Monitoring Your Dog After De-Sexing: What to Look Out For

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For dogs, pet de-sexing is practically the definition of routine surgery. In fact, barring some limited exemptions, it’s mandatory in Australia. The surgery itself is brief (your dog will typically go home on the same day), and the required recovery time is minimal. During this recovery time, dog owners should monitor the site of the surgery. While complications are rare, it’s necessary to be prepared. How would you know if your dog’s de-sexing wasn’t as straightforward as expected? Read More»

After Hours Animal Care Services: 4 Signs That Your Dog Needs Vet Services

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Not many people understand the responsibility that comes with owning a pet. As a dog owner, you have to ensure your pet is happy and healthy. That means you have to get proper food for your dog and take them to a certified vet for regular check-ups and other after-hours animal care services. Moreover, you need to seek treatment for your pet in good time when you notice signs of sickness. Read More»

FAQs about Pet Desexing That You Need to Know

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Desexing is also known as spaying, sterilization or neutering. It is the process of removing the reproductive organs from your pet so they can stop reproducing. There are many reasons why you might want to control your pet’s reproduction. At the top of the list is when the local law mandates this procedure. Additionally, you might not have space and resources to accommodate a pet and their offspring, and instead of giving away the little ones to a shelter, it is best to neuter them. Read More»

Two Issues That Indicate Your Puppy Needs Training

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Here are a couple of issues that might mean that your puppy needs significant training. They’re already showing signs of aggression towards other dogs If despite being very young, your puppy is showing signs of aggression towards other dogs, then you must quickly find a suitable training class. Whilst their teeth are small and not very sharp, and they themselves are small and weak, you might find it amusing or endearing when they leap at other dogs and bite them. Read More»

Ear Cancer In Dogs Explained

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Ear cancer can be a particularly aggressive disease in dogs and prompt diagnosis is important to prevent the spread of cancerous cells into surrounding tissues. Ear cancer can be caused by overexposure to the sun. It starts in the top layer of the skin, which is called the epithelium. Dogs with light coats are at an increased risk of developing this type of cancer, but any dog can be affected. Here’s what you need to know about ear cancer: Read More»