Ehrlichia Canis (E.canis)

Ehrlichia Canis (E. canis): What you need to know Canine ehrlichiosis is a deadly tick-borne disease of dogs caused by infection with the bacteria Ehrlichia canis.  This bacterium is carried primaril...
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Canine Distemper 

Canine distemper virus is a highly contagious, often fatal viral disease that affects the respiratory, gastrointestinal (GI), and nervous system of dogs of all ages. It is spread through the respirato...
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Leptospirosis which is known as ‘lepto’ is a serious bacterial infection. It can affect many different species of animals including cattle, pigs (especially feral pigs), rodents, dogs and most importa...
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Cat Flu

Cat flu is a common illness that affects the upper respiratory tract of cats. It can be caused by a number of infectious agents, including viruses and bacteria. Despite the name cat flu can cause very...
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Vaccinations for Cats and Dogs

In both dogs and cats there are multiple different types of vaccines which come under two broad categories: - “Core” vaccines which are considered essential for all pets in Australia according to the...
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Canine Parvovirus

Canine Parvovirus   What is Parvovirus? Canine Parvovirus, commonly known as 'parvo', is a highly contagious and frequently fatal viral disease that causes gastrointestinal illness in dogs that are...
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Cat / Kitten Vaccination

When does my cat need to be vaccinated? As a Kitten, they will need their first vaccination at 6-8 weeks of age. Second vaccination should be at 10 – 12 weeks old (4 weeks after the first) ...
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Vaccinating your Dog

When does my dog need to be vaccinated? As a puppy, they will need their first one at 6-8 weeks of age. They will then need 2-3 more (depending on if started at 6 or 8 weeks) with the final one being...
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Do you have an itchy dog?

If you want a magic treatment that you are going to use once and the skin will be good from then on, you are going to be disappointed. Many chronic skin conditions in dogs are life-long, get worse as...
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Ear Infection in Dogs

Is your dog shaking their head, scratching at the ears, have an odorous smell or do you see redness around its ears? These are the most common signs of ear infections. Ear infections can affect all t...
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Arthritis If you think that it is cold, your pet will be feeling it too!! If they have arthritis they will be feeling more pain than usual. Dogs can be reluctant to get out of bed, slow to move ar...
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