How to Prevent Heat Stroke in Dogs

Living in Australia means living in pretty hot weather conditions, and this can spell disaster for dogs if the proper precautions are not kept. Dogs, unlike humans, don't sweat from their entire bodies. Because of this, they do not tolerate high temperatures as well as humans. In fact, hot weather can be more dangerous to dogs than many dog owners realise; if their internal temperature is raised too high, they are at risk of suffering a potentially fatal heat stroke. [Read More]

4 Severe Instances You Need to Call an Emergency Vet for Your Pet

Having a healthy pet is just as fulfilling as having a healthy child. However, just like humans, pets are susceptible to developing some health problems during their lifetime. There is usually no need for concern if your dog or cat is suffering from a small injury or perhaps some slight skin irritation. If the problem persists, that is when it is time to run to the vet clinic to seek some professional services. [Read More]

Canine Distemper: 4 Warning Signs

Canine distemper is a viral infection which is highly contagious. It can be easily spread between dogs through both direct and indirect contact. Although national dog vaccination programmes have helped to reduce the infection rate, foxes, wild dogs, and other animals can also carry the virus. Even if you have had your dog vaccinated, it is useful to know the signs and symptoms of canine distemper. Below are four warning signs that your dog may be developing canine distemper. [Read More]

Cat Care: What Happens During Routine Checkups

Every cat owner wants their pet to be a healthy and happy animal. If your kitty seems OK, you may be wondering if you need to take them to their next check-up with the vet. After all, if you cat is well, won't it just be a waste of money and time? It is important to remember that even if your cat seems to be in good health, they could still be affected by an underlying health condition. [Read More]