October 30, 2019


Halloween is almost here, so your house may be visited by many trick-or-treaters. 

The following tips may help keep Halloween a safe and happy experience for you and your pets.

🎃Safe space

Your house may be visited by many people weari...

October 25, 2019

Sunny days were made for outdoor activities ☀️We reach for our sunglasses when we step outside, so should our dogs wear sunnies too?

Doggles (dog goggles) can protect dog’s eyes from more than just the sun. There are many situations where Doggles can help protect eyes e...

September 22, 2019

Does your dog’s belly look like this? ☝️

If so, they need to see a Veterinarian ASAP. Skin allergies are uncomfortable and irritating for both pets and pet owners alike. 

This particular distribution of inflammation on the belly is a classic example of contact allergy. T...

September 18, 2019

Dogs and cats behave differently when they are itchy.

🐶An itchy dog will scratch, chew or lick themselves. 

😸An itchy cat will often lick, but not scratch themselves.

One of the first questions we ask when presented with an itchy pet is, “What flea prevention are you us...

September 17, 2019

Little Bear, the red Toy Poodle pup, presented to our Vets with a sore leg when he was 9 months old. He had been holding up his left hind leg when he walked and his fur-parents wanted to get to the bottom of it.

His hip was painful on examination, so the next step was t...

September 9, 2019

As a pet parent, when your fur baby gets sick or injured, the last thing you want to be worrying about is whether you can afford treatment.

Innovating the pet insurance claims experience, GapOnly™ reviews and calculates your claim while you’re still at the vet. You simp...

September 4, 2019

Giardia is a microscopic parasite that can invade the gastrointestinal tract and cause diarrhoea. It is NOT the same as an intestinal worm.

Giardia is spread by the faecal-oral root i.e the organisms that are present in contaminated faeces are swallowed by an animal (or...

June 3, 2019

The thyroid gland is located near the trachea (windpipe) and it produces different thyroid hormones including thyroxine (T4) and T3. Thyroid hormones are important for metabolism, growth and development, therefore they affect

* body temperature regulation

* fat metabolis...

May 15, 2019

Cartrophen injections contain the active ingredient Pentosan Polysulfate which can be used in the treatment of osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD). Cartrophen is given as a subcutaneous injection, usually at the back of the neck, as a we...

April 10, 2019

Iggy may just be a kitten with deciduous (baby) teeth that are yet to fall out, but dental health is important for these young guys too.

Get used to checking your kitten or pup’s teeth so:

  1. You know what they look like 

  2. They get used to having their mouth’s handl...

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