The benefits of physical therapy in an arthritic dog

The benefits of physical therapy in an arthritic dog

Like humans, as pets age they can experience problems related to changes in the joint structures (arthritis, degenerative joint disease) that cause signs such as loss of muscle mass and mobility and can have a serious impact on the pet’s quality of life. By putting in...
The (Avoidable) Catastrophes of Christmas

The (Avoidable) Catastrophes of Christmas

While Christmas can be a fun time for spending time with family and relaxing, it also pays to be vigilant to ensure your pet has a great Christmas too.  Here are a few Christmas catastrophes that can be avoided: Chocolate Chocolate is toxic for dogs.  The darker the...
Leptospirosis

Leptospirosis

Have you seen the social media post or newspaper article doing the rounds about Leptospirosis? We wanted to provide some information and update on the current situation. Leptospirosis is an uncommon bacterial disease. It is usually encountered in dairy farms and rural...
Why vaccinate?

Why vaccinate?

Why Vaccinate? Vaccinations have become a point of discussion over the last few years in both the animal and human world. Concerns over vaccination timing, vaccinating too much and are they really necessary are among those that have been raised. Vaccinations have been...
Feline Acne

Feline Acne

Black spots on your cat’s chin?  It could be feline acne Feline acne is a common skin condition that can affect all breeds and ages of cats. Most cases are minor and can go away without being noticed.  However, some cases can cause discomfort to your cat as well as...

Rabbit Dental Disease

Dental structure in our rabbits is different to dogs and cats. They have SIX incisors, two large both top and bottom and two tiny ‘peg teeth’ that sit behind the top incisors. Rabbits do not have canine teeth but instead a space between their incisors and their molars...