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Is your dog feeling the heat this summer? Tim Falk investigates how to beat the heat and help your pet stay cool.

Is your dog feeling the heat this summer? Tim Falk investigates how to beat the heat and help your pet stay cool. Is there any better feeling than knowing there are three long months of summer stretching out in front of you, every day of which can be enjoyed with your dog by your side? […]

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5 tips for dealing with your dog's seasonal allergies

From scratching to ‘hot spots’ and plenty of other irritating symptoms, seasonal allergies can cause a raft of problems for your furry friend. Spring has sprung and while many of us rejoice at the onset of some warmer weather, there are plenty of people who dread the season for one simple reason: it signals the […]

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Caring for a senior pet: what you need to know

Brought to you by Greencross Vets Watching our pets grow older is a comforting and rewarding experience. It’s hard to believe the same bundle of energy that would rush around the yard or jump from one piece of furniture to another, is now the same calm and kind old friend curled at our feet. Dogs […]

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It’s hard to believe that four out of five dog and cat patients over three years of age have some form of dental disease. While many people believe that bad breath is normal for their furry friends, it can be an indication of dental disease. What causes dental disease? Dental disease, or periodontal disease, is […]

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Winter Exercise for Dogs

On May 26th, 2017

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Winter Exercise for Dogs

On May 26th, 2017

Need some fun ideas to keep your dog fit over the winter months? Kristie Bradfield finds out what to do if weather forces exercise time inside.

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Dog diabetes

For some dogs, diabetes is a part of everyday life that must be managed with care. Danielle Chenery explains why some dogs get diabetes, outlines the symptoms and describes how it is treated For Sarah’s 12-year-old Border Collie, Merlot, treatment for her diabetes has been a part of everyday life for the past two years. […]

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Heartworm: keep your dog safe

On April 12th, 2017

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heartworm prevention for dogs

Heartworm: keep your dog safe

On April 12th, 2017

Mel Hearse talks to Dr Kate Adams, veterinarian and part owner of Bondi Veterinary Hospital, about all things heartworm and how to prevent it Most dog owners have heard of heartworm. It’s one of the many routine treatments your vet will recommend and if you’ve had your pooch for more than a year and opted […]

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dog ear infections

Both annoying and painful, ear infections can cause our pets great distress, Carrol Baker writes If you’ve ever had an ear infection, you’d know how horrible and painful they can be. Our canine friends can suffer from ear infections, too, often more frequently than us humans do. Just like people, there are many reasons why […]

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Should you desex your pet?

Should you desex your dog? Laura Greaves examines the arguments for and against whether you should desex your pet. More than 90 per cent of Australia’s registered dogs are desexed, which shows that most owners who are responsible enough to register their four-legged friends are also responsible enough to have them desexed. But, that figure doesn’t […]

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Here are a few quick tips to helping your dog stay safe this Easter.

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