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A Flea-ting Moment!

Ridding your pet of fleas is a lot easier than it used to be and there is now a large range of products available which are effective and safe.

Allergic Dermatitis (Atopy) In Pets

Atopy or Atopic Dermatitis is one of the most common forms of allergic skin disease in dogs, brought on by seasonal pollen and other airborne allergens.While humans tend to get hay fever, dogs present with itchy skin or ear problems. Cats may suffer from the condition, too.

Canine Parvovirus Infection

Of all the viral diseases that a dog can be plagued by, Canine Parvovirus (or "parvo") is one of the most dangerous.

Cats going on their own holiday to the kennel or cattery are likely to be in contact with many new cats and possibly other animals. If you can ensure that they are up-to-date with any vaccinations ahead of time, maximum protection can be established in time for your travel dates.

Chocolate Toxicity In Animals

While chocolate is a much-loved treat for humans, it contains a substance that is poisonous to animals. Toxicity is most common in dogs because of their habit of rapid consumption, but it can also affect cats and other pets.

Environmental Enrichment and Calming Strategies for High-Energy Dogs

Is your dog a bundle of seemingly endless energy? Do you find it difficult to take them for walks, to training classes, or let them inside because they’re constantly excited and jumping up? Here is some advice to help restore the joy of living with your high-energy hound.

FAQs on Tick Control

Ticks can be a deadly menace and affect many species. Here are answers to some of the most common questions pet owners have about tick control.

All rural and regional properties are at risk of bushfire and complacency can be deadly. Being prepared is the key to minimising the risk and impact of fire on your property and to livestock and pets.

Grass Seeds: a Summer Concern for Livestock and Dogs

Grass seeds affect cattle and dogs, but are a particular problem in sheep. The seeds ruin fleeces and skin, cause eye and ear problems and can even penetrate muscle.

Have We Seen Your Cat Lately?

Australians love their cats, and more households are getting cats each year. But research suggests that compared to dogs, cats still aren’t getting the veterinary care they need and deserve.