Is your pet overweight?

Is your pet overweight?

When it comes to your pet, you might think that carrying a few extra kilos isn’t a big deal. Unfortunately, overweight pets are at an increased risk of developing a host of diseases such as: arthritis, heart disease, respiratory disorders and diabetes. Pets come...
Happy and healthy senior pets

Happy and healthy senior pets

Senior pets are special. They are loyal and loving and in most cases, will have been through a number of major life events with you. The senior years can creep up on our furry friends and most people aren’t even aware that dogs and cats are classified as senior when...
Are you arthritis aware?

Are you arthritis aware?

Our pets are more likely to feel the effects of arthritis during the colder weather so as winter approaches, now is a good time for an arthritis check with us. Most of the signs of arthritis are subtle and you may not even realise your pet is in pain. Arthritis is...
Unhappy hormones

Unhappy hormones

An endocrine disease is caused by an upset in the normal balance or regulation of hormones. These diseases are not uncommon in dogs and cats and the unhappy hormones lead to a range of problems that can greatly affect your pet’s quality of life. Endocrine...
Why heartworm prevention is so important

Why heartworm prevention is so important

How many pesky mosquitoes have you seen this summer? Here’s some food for thought: wherever there are mosquitoes, there is the risk of heartworm disease for your pet! Heartworm is a dangerous worm, and when an infected mosquito feeds on your pet’s blood,...
Happy and healthy ears

Happy and healthy ears

Summer is a great time to take your dog swimming but did you know that an innocent dip can lead to an ear infection for your dog? We like to think of your dog’s ear as its own ‘mini-environment’. This environment can be easily disrupted and swimming...