Swimming and beach time with dogs

Swimming and beach time with dogs

Summer time and holidays are great spent with dogs.  Dogs love swimming and it is great exercise for them, but there are some things we need to keep an eye out for.   EAR AND SKIN INFECTIONS The main issues that bother dogs who love swimming are ear (otitis externa) ...
Grass Seeds

Grass Seeds

It’s grass seed season again and unfortunately these little terrors can cause your pet serious problems. There are some types of grass seeds that are shaped like a pointy needle and once caught in your pet’s fur they can start to burrow aggressively into their...

Boroondara Pet Expo

We are excited to be part of the first Boroondara Pet Expo.  It is being held on Saturday 17 November between 8am and 1pm at the Boroondara Farmers Market, Patterson Reserve, Hawthorn. We will be providing complimentary pet nail clips and free pet dental health checks...
Canine Parvovirus

Canine Parvovirus

Canine Parvovirus Blog by Dr Jimmy Pan What is Canine Parvovirus? Canine Parvovirus is a highly contagious virus that can affect all dogs, especially unvaccinated and young puppies. It can cause serious disease and potentially be fatal. The virus targets cells that...
Potential Dangers at Easter

Potential Dangers at Easter

Easter is a great time to catch up with friends and family and enjoy the festivities and of course chocolate! But it can be a potentially dangerous time for our pets with many toxins present in our favourite Easter treats. Chocolate Chocolate contains theobromine...
Parasite Control

Parasite Control

Intestinal Worms Intestinal worms live in the gastrointestinal systems of cats and dogs and include hookworm, roundworm, whipworm and tapeworm. If you don’t regularly worm your pet, these little nasties can cause severe diarrhoea and disease, especially in younger...