Advice on pet care from our vets
Pet Care Articles
Below are some helpful articles offering advice and ideas for caring for your pets, written by the staff and colleagues of Turramurra Vet Hospital.
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There is an Australia-wide shortage of some pet vaccines, including the cat vaccine (F3) and the canine leptospirosis vaccine (Protech C2i).
A part of owning pet birds is to mimic their natural environment as much as possible. Allow birds to express some of their natural behaviours through foraging and more.
Dogs have two pea-sized glands just inside their bottom on either side called anal glands. Learn all about your pet dogs anal glands.
Hydration in cats is important, despite having a low thirst drive. Here are some helpful hints on drinking habits & water requirements of cats.
We often bring our pets to the vet for routine visits. An overlooked element of pet welfare is their mental health such as fear and anxiety.
There are a number of reasons why a dog may start licking its paw – allergy, ticks, insect bite or foreign objects are all potential causes.
Cats usually have a pretty accurate aim, managing to urinate and defecate within the boundaries of their litter tray….but not always!
With the right environmental enrichment cats can live happy, fulfilling lives completely indoors.
Grapes (or dried grapes such as raisins and sultanas) can be highly toxic to dogs and cats. What do you do if your pet eats grapes or sultanas?
Administering pills is one of the more difficult aspects of cat ownership. Here are some simple tips to help in giving a tablet to your cat.
Dog ear infections, known as otitis externa, are extremely common, particularly in spring and summer in Sydney due to the heat and humidity.
Our pets are fed a variety of foods and specific proteins (such as beef or chicken) sometimes trigger an allergy.