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Common Cancers in Dogs and Cats

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
Cancer is common One in three people, dogs and cats will develop a cancer over their lifetime. Some are curable, some are able to be held in remission for periods of time, and some are manageable. Knowing the most common

Is Your Horse Suffering from Mud Fever?

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014
Mud Fever (or Greasy Heel in it’s early stages) is most prevalent when conditions are wet and damp. With the rainy days of autumn and winter on the way to the bottom half of Australia it is important that you famil
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Top 10 Things to Know about Pet Cancer

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
1. Cancer is not one disease The word cancer (meaning ‘crab’ to describe how it reaches out into the tissues it grows in) describes an abnormal growth with the capacity to grow and kill. Cancers that grow (in differe
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Deadly Heartworm Disease

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
When it comes to the potentially deadly heartworm disease, prevention is better than treatment. It is important that vets and dog owners discuss preventative care options. Recently, an expert panel in Australia has devel
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Toxic Easter Eggs

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
With Easter just around the corner pet owners will have a lot more chocolate around the house, and veterinary clinics will be seeing a lot more chocolate ingestion by dogs. Chocolate is a wonderful treat for humans, but
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DIY Easter Treats for Dogs

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Treat your pooch to a healthy treat this Easter long weekend. It’s quick, easy and inexpensive. You can even have children make these fun treats for their pet as a great Easter project. Be sure to check with your
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Fido Facts | Komondor

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
Appearance A mop on four legs? The Bob Marley dog? The Whoopie Goldberg dog? The Komondor has been given a few silly nicknames over the years. Whether you refer to this breed with a nickname or as the Komondor it is clea
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Feline Parvovirus

Friday, March 28th, 2014
What is Feline Parvovirus? Feline parvovirus is a virus that can cause severe disease and even death in cats, particularly kittens. The disease is also known as feline infectious enteritis (FIE) and feline panleukopenia.
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Fido Facts | Old English Sheepdog

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
Appearance The Old English Sheepdog (OES) is most often recognized by it’s shaggy, double coat. The OES’s coat is long with a textured outer coat and a soft, waterproof undercoat. These dogs’ coats come
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Fido Facts | Australian Shepherd

Thursday, March 20th, 2014
Appearance The Australian Shepherd is often noted for it’s medium lenght wavy coat that has a thick undercoat and comes in a range of colours. Australian Shepherds or “Aussies” cab be blue merle, red me