Handling Heat Stroke in Pets

As the hottest months approach, it’s important to be able to recognise signs of heat stress in your pets and to know how to prevent it wherever possible. Certain breeds, such as brachycephalic dogs (those with shorter noses like pugs and bulldogs), are at an increased...

How Can I Help My Dog Lose Weight?

Obesity is a growing problem in our pet dogs and is a major health concern. Some of the conditions that can occur as a result of excess weight are heat intolerance, osteoarthritis and respiratory compromise all of which put significant stress on the body.  The good...

Socialising Your New Puppy

One of the most important things to consider before you get a puppy is how you are going to socialise them and get them used to new experiences without overwhelming their little puppy mind. Here are a few tips for making that crucial journey a success for you and your...

10 Common Pet Myths

This week we are busting some of the most common PET MYTHS.   “Cats always land on their feet” Perhaps the most commonly cited myth of all, this unfortunately is not always true! Whilst cats do have excellent balancing skills and an innate ‘righting reflex’ that...

Photo Blog: Surfing Dog Festival

I had an amazing time last weekend at the 2018 Vet Shop Australia Surfing Dog Championships.  A huge thank you to Vet Shop Australia and Simparica for having fellow Bondi Vet Dr Lewis Hunt and I! Check out some shots from the day below, thanks to Surf Shots Noosa!...