5 Things You Should Know About Vet Surgery

Posted on: 19 September 2018
One of the hardest moments for pet owners is when their pets have to go in for vet surgery. They feel helpless as do not know how to prepare their pets for the medical procedure, nor do they know what will happen in the operating room. If your pet is to be operated on, below are a few things you should know. 1. Pet hygiene During the operation day and the subsequent days, it may be difficult to clean your pet as it will have unhealed wounds.
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Understanding Salmonella Infection In Guinea Pigs

Posted on: 26 March 2018
Salmonella is a bacterial infection that's usually contracted through contact with infected bedding, urine or faeces. Bedding contaminated with insects or the urine of wild rodents is a common cause of infection in guinea pigs, and those with immature digestive systems or a compromised immune system are particularly susceptible to contracting salmonella. The salmonella bacteria can also be found on raw vegetables, so ensure you thoroughly clean any vegetables you want to feed to your guinea pig.
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What To Do If Your Dog's Paws Get Burned

Posted on: 26 December 2017
Did you know that roads and pavements can get so hot during the summer months that your dog could actually burn his paws on them? Many pet owners don't, but paw burns are a common problem in a country with very warm summers like Australia. Burns can be very painful for your pup and could become infected. Severe burns could even do serious, long-term damage, affecting your pooch's ability to run and play.
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3 Essential Nutrients for Dogs with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency

Posted on: 6 November 2017
Finding out your dog has exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (known as EPI or digestive enzyme deficiency) can be scary. While EPI is often caused by an irreversible condition like PAA (pancreatic acinar atrophy), it can be treated with lifelong enzyme supplements and nutritional changes. In particular, there are 3 essential nutrients your dog will need (either via their diet or through supplements and injections). Here's all you need to know about them.
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