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  • Heartworm

    Jan 12 2021

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    Heartworm is a parasitic worm that can infect your pet through a mosquito bite. Heartworm is more likely to affect dogs than cats, but it can affect both species. The…

  • Introducing a new pet

    Dec 30 2020

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    Christmas and the New Year often brings in new family members. Most common pets these days are dogs and cats. Once you have adopted a new family member and brought…

  • Grass seed season

    Dec 29 2020

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    Grass seeds are prevalent in the environment and with animals playing in the fields, they are easily collected by hairy coats.  As the animals continue to move around, the grass…

  • Christmas hazards with pets

    Dec 23 2020

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    It’s the time of year that brings so much joy to everybody around the world. Families gather, presents are exchanged and we enjoy some of the most amazing food! For…

  • Dogs and hot weather

    Dec 23 2020

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    Summer is the time when we love to get outside for a walk in the warm sun, head to the beach, go out to cafes for a cool drink or…

  • Rabbit Calicivirus

    Nov 25 2020

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    Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD), commonly known as rabbit calicivirus, is a disease seen in rabbits that is fatal for those without immunity. It causes damage to internal organs such as…

  • Myxomatosis

    Nov 25 2020

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    Myxomatosis is a virus that affects only rabbits. It is a disease that was introduced to Australia in 1950 as a way of controlling the feral rabbit population, and has…

  • New pets

    Nov 24 2020

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    One of the most exciting days is the day your new puppy or kitten (or other species) finds its way home with your family. It can also feel a little…

  • Beak and Feather Disease

    Oct 26 2020

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    Beak & feather disease (Psittacine circoviral disease), is a viral infection that is seen to affect parrots and related species. It is often fatal to birds that contract it. It…

  • Preparing ahead for equine care during bushfire season

    Oct 19 2020

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    Ensuring you have a plan in place will have you well prepared for what may come over the summer period in Victoria. In previous years, there has been loss of…