So with the recent storm this week here in Perth or with Australia Day tomorrow, 26th January, which of course means City of Perth's infamous Australia Day Skyworks, I thought it would be good to share some tips and tricks about how to manage our little furry friends who might be storm-phobic or noise-phobic, particularly … Continue reading Preparing for Skyworks!
Vomiting and diarrhoea… two sides of the same coin and easily the most common reason families present to the veterinary emergency room with their dog or cat. Unfortunately for something so common, it is not as simple as many people think. There are textbooks the size of cinder blocks on gastrointestinal disease. But here’s what … Continue reading Something I ate…
Veterinary is definitely one of those classic “when I grow up!" professions. However, it is not all cute puppies and kittens. Now, two years after hanging up my student scrubs and putting on my first pair of big boy scrubs, I still have immense love for our profession but here are 5 things I HATE … Continue reading Five things I HATE about Veterinary
Today, 14th June is World Blood Donor Day! And it may come as a surprise to many that cats and dogs can be blood donors too. So here are 5 things that you may not know about pets donating blood: Your pet needs to be a certain age: Ideally cats and dogs need to be … Continue reading Pets and World Blood Donor Day
We're going to the Zoo, Zoo, Zoo but should you come too, too, too? I've noticed that zoos and aquariums are coming under a lot of pressure now and many people are questioning the ethics of animals "on display". Stories of elephant ride gone wrong and big companies like TripAdvisor cracking down on animal tourism, … Continue reading We’re Going to the Zoo, Zoo, Zoo