Pet Advice

Pet Advice2019-06-12T19:16:55+10:00

Your guide to senior check-ups

Hi paw parent, just like you, pets want to live a long and happy life. With proper health care management, older pets can live their lives to their full potential,

Looking after your senior pet

When is a pet classified as being senior or mature? Dogs and cats are considered to be mature adults once they turn 7 years old. Large breed dogs age more

Treating Itching And Inflammation

Toowoomba Vet can provide a new treatment for fast and safe relief from itching and inflammation without many of the side effects seen with other medications. It is a prescription

Tick And Flea Treatments

If your furry friend is suffering from fleas, or at risk form deadly paralysis ticks which are common in Toowoomba it’s important to keep your pets protected. New products now

Obesity & Weight loss

The internet is full of cute, funny photos and videos of ‘chonky’ pets – but a fat cat or pudgy pup is no laughing matter. Much the same as

Senior Pets

Aging is an unavoidable part of life, and when it comes to our pets, some will age without any major issues, and some will need a little extra TLC.

Arthitis Awareness

Ouch! Do you ever experience sore joints on a chilly morning? Like humans, our furry best friends can experience aches and pains caused by arthritis. These pains can become more

Easter Hazards

Easter can be an exciting time for both adults and children. While we prepare for Easter, it is essential to keep an eye on potential dangers for your furry friend.

Separation Anxiety

You've likely been spending lots of time at home during the pandemic, and no doubt your dog has enjoyed this quality time with you. If like many, you've welcomed a

Hot Weather & Heatstroke

We all love spending quality time with our pets on a hot summer’s day. However, we need to stay vigilant in summer, as the warmer weather can expose our

Hot-spots

Hot-spots are a common problem amongst dogs, and some breeds like golden retrievers, labradors, and rottweilers may be more susceptible to these than others. What is a hot spot?

Christmas & New Year’s Hazards

The silly season is an exciting time of year, with Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations giving us plenty of reasons to let loose and celebrate. With an increase

Barbecue & Picnic Hazards

With the sun shining and beautiful warm weather upon us – who can resist a picnic or barbecue with friends!? It is a wonderful opportunity to spend time outdoors

Water Safety

Some pets love to get involved in fun water activities when the weather heats up. Whether you are going to the beach, a river, a lake, on a boat,

Toxic Plants

Spring is the perfect time show off our green-thumbs, by filling our homes and gardens with luscious flowers and plants! As beautiful as they can look, some of these can

Parasites

As the weather warms up, we start to see more parasite problems for all sorts of pets. Here are some of the more common parasites we come across, as well

Itchy skin and ear infections

Around springtime, we often see an increase in itchy skin (dermatitis) and ear infections in dogs and cats. How to spot itchy skin You should know almost right away if

Urinary Blockages in Cats

What is a urinary blockage? Urinary blockages in cats are often referred to as ‘blocked bladders’ and ‘urethral obstructions’. This is a common, potentially life-threatening condition, especially amongst neutered

Senior Pets

Aging is an unavoidable part of life, and when it comes to our pets, some will age without any major issues, and some will need a little extra TLC. It

Dental disease and prevention

Dental disease is one of the most common but preventable diseases in pets. It is not only painful and uncomfortable, but the procedure to clean and remove teeth becomes more