This is a very simple question with a simple answer that isn’t simple to implement. The answer is only as much as it needs. But how much that is is dependent on the size, age, activity and DNA of the pet and also the type of food. This simple answer should be less if they are too fat and more if they are too skinny. Many people unfortunately do not know (or like to admit) their pet is overweight. If you know your pet is overweight and the food type and amount hasn’t chan
Most regular dog shampoos smell nice. You wash your dog in the nice smelling shampoo and wash it off because it’s shampoo. But a bit stays on the coat and your dog smells good until the next day and then they smell again. Or they get wet and smell even more. Why? Because they probably have seborrhea and a skin infection. A mixed bacterial and yeast infection which makes the skin and hair smell like old socks or a dog bed not washed often enough and may look like dandruff.
All untreated cases of tick paralysis end up looking like a paralysed dog. However the initial symptoms can be variable. They may include: Change in voice or barking sounds. Dilation of the pupils Difficulty in swallowing water or food or an exaggerated swallowing motion. Coughing or gagging when swallowing Vomiting Slight weakness especially in the hind legs (stands for only short time then sits down quickly. Slower/ more deliberate breathing the normal. Wobbliness particu
The days of treating skin allergies with long term cortisone or anti-rejection drugs and their associated side effects is near to a close. Whether it's a flea or contact allergy, or a case of breathing in pollens causing a "skin asthma attack" (atopy), Apoquel has quickly become the preferred treatment worldwide for itchy dogs. Now it is available in Australia. Apoquel has been shown to have similar anti-itching results to cortisone and cyclosporine which have undesirable sid
We are now stocking 4CYTE Canine which is a revolutionary complete joint support supplement targeting all key areas of joint function. It is similar in ingredients to Sashas' Blend (and the generic Pernease Powder) which I have been recommending for 15 years. But we think 4CYTE is better still. 4CYTE contains a plant based oil, Epiitalis, with proven ability to aid chondrocyte proliferation and unique compounds targeting joints. This means that is can stimulate the cartil
We have people who call each day booking for and asking the price of a consultation. But what exactly is a consultation and what are you getting for your money? A consultation is your chance to discuss any questions or problems you have with your pet. And it is our opportunity to give your pet a thorough examination from head to tail. Any issues or problems we find need to be discussed and a treatment plan worked out for what is best for your pet and what fits your budget