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A potential nightmare for every pet owner is the paralysis tick but just what should we be looking out for? Katie Cincotta reports.   It’s a terrifying thought to think that a creature the size of a pinkie nail, when engorged in a host animal, could cause paralysis and possibly death in our pets. Unfortunately, […]

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Fighting bush ticks on dogs

On November 8th, 2017

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Fighting-Ticks

Fighting bush ticks on dogs

On November 8th, 2017

Thousands of dogs in Australia are affected each year by tick poisoning. With a bit of common sense and a lot of vigilance, your four-legged friend need never become a tick statistic. We find out the symptoms and show you some clever ways to fight bush ticks on dogs It happened so quickly. One day […]

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A potential nightmare for every pet owner is the paralysis tick but just what should we be looking out for? Katie Cincotta reports.

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Maltese

On September 15th, 2008

Maltese

On September 15th, 2008

Considered one of the most ideal companion dogs,the little Maltese will amaze you with its fun personality and incredible loyalty. By Michelle Segal.

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Winter danger for dogs

From tick paralysis to smoke inhalation due to house fires, winter offers many outdoor and indoor threats to pets, but taking a few precautions will help to protect their health and safety, according to the Animal Referral Hospital in Sydney. Colder weather, heaters, food, plants and antifreeze can all pose severe and sometimes life-threatening health […]

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Dog first aid: Common emergencies, make a dog first aid kit and antiseptic for dogs

Knowing how to provide first aid for your dog could save your pooch’s life. It is never a replacement for taking your dog to the vet, but in an emergency it easily becomes clear that dog first aid could be the difference between life and death. First aid is the care that can be provided […]

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Avoiding A Christmas Crisis

On June 3rd, 2008

Avoiding A Christmas Crisis

On June 3rd, 2008

It’s not just us that are celebrating Christmas day, dogs are also taking part and ending up at vet hospitals around Australia. Alexandra Lazcano investigates what the most common reasons are for pooches ending up in Doggy ER. The weather Fortunately for us, we don’t have to huddle into our homes for a white Christmas; […]

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Settling Winter Worries

On March 24th, 2008

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Settling Winter Worries

On March 24th, 2008

Winter is the season with the shortest days and the lowest temperatures. Caroline Zambrano speaks to pet experts about some winter worries. When the winds change and temperature begins to drop, dog owners come to Dogs Life resident veterinarian Dr Michael Archinal with questions about winter care. One has a new puppy and is not […]

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