Pets Knowledge

  • How can I find a good boarding facility for my pet?

    Sat, Jan 18, 20

    There are many instances where pets may need to stay at a boarding facility such as when their owners are traveling and cannot take their pet with them. To find...

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  • How can I protect my dog from tick paralysis?

    Sat, Jan 18, 20

    The paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus, causes tick paralysis. Tick paralysis is a serious and potentially fatal condition requiring urgent veterinary attention. It is important to be aware of paralysis ticks and...

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  • Coughing in Dogs

    Sat, Jan 18, 20

    Kennel cough or also known as canine cough in dogs is characterized by a deep, dry, hacking cough. Another cause for this type of this of cough is that something...

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  • How should I exercise my puppy?

    Sat, Jan 18, 20

    Providing puppies with the opportunity to exercise is a very important aspect of their care. Apart from providing various health benefits, exercising also provides a good opportunity for your puppy to socialize with other...

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  • Do flying foxes pose a disease risk to my dog?

    Sat, Jan 18, 20

    There are two viral diseases affecting bats that can also infect dogs. These are the Hendra virus and Lyssavirus. There have been no cases in Australia, where dogs have been...

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  • Are preservatives in pet food products a concern?

    Sat, Jan 18, 20

    Both processed/manufactured pet food and raw ‘pet meat’ products can contain preservatives. There may be no legal requirement to label pet food products as containing preservatives. There are safety issues relating to sulphur...

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  • What are the health benefits of pet ownership?

    Sat, Jan 18, 20

    We’ve long loved dogs for being man’s best friend, but not so well known is that our pets can actually make us physically and mentally healthier. Just the presence of...

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  • What should I consider before taking my dog to the office?

    Sat, Jan 18, 20

    Dogs in the office International Take Your Dog to Work Day® (created by Pet Sitters International) is held in June each year, when employers are asked to open their businesses...

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  • What should I feed my dog?

    Sat, Jan 18, 20

    Domesticated dogs are largely carnivores but will also eat plant-based foods. Wild dogs eat a variety of food which comprises mainly of prey animals, consisting of raw meat, bones, organs...

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