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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»

Should You Desex Your Dog? Here Are 3 Benefits That Come With Pet Desexing

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Most pet owners believe that the only reason to neuter or spay their pets is to keep their litter under control. While it is true that desexing a pet controls the number of little ones you might raise, there are many more benefits that come with this procedure. The desexing procedure depends on the dog’s breed and sex. If you have a male dog, the process involves surgically removing the testicles. Read More»

Is It Too Early To Enrol Your Pet In Puppy Behaviour Training Classes?

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Being a pet owner comes with a multitude of responsibilities. While you get to enjoy companionship and unconditional love from your puppy, you have to ensure that you are nurturing your furry baby by providing them with a nutritious diet, staying current with all their vaccinations and more. However, being responsible for your pup entails much more than keeping them fed and hydrated. One often-overlooked part of being a furry parent is making sure that your dog is trained. Read More»

How Pet Grooming Offers Much More Than Just Getting Your Cat Or Dog Washed

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While many owners love their pets dearly, it is no secret that caring for some dogs and cats can be very difficult, particularly when it comes to cleaning them. That is why professional pet grooming services have popped up all over the country, with many offering complete packages to make sure your pet is clean and hygienic for the foreseeable future. However, most people wrongly assume that pet grooming is just about washing the hair of your dog or cat. Read More»

When Your Dog's Flea Problem Has Gotten Out of Control

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Not every non-human who lives in your home is a member of your family. Sure, your beloved pets are very much one of the family, but the creatures who they might inadvertently introduce to the household are definitely not welcome. Your dog might not be attached to the fleas that have made themselves at home in its coat, but rest assured that the fleas are very much attached to your dog. Read More»

Getting Your Deaf or Hearing Impaired Dog Ready for Their First Grooming Session

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Although the US has the highest rate of dog ownership in the world, Australia still makes the top twenty, meaning that there are a considerable number of beloved Australian pooches who are deaf or have a hearing impairment. There are numerous reasons why a dog can be born deaf or can lose their hearing, and some breeds are simply more susceptible to this. Your dog’s hearing doesn’t affect their coat, and so there’s no reason why your deaf or hearing impaired dog cannot be professionally groomed. Read More»