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Health

Arthritis: How can we treat it?

How Can We Treat Arthritis?You may have heard about arthritis. You may have thought it was a faraway thing, only for the really old pets. Except that arthritis can begin in one-year-olds and end up causing huge issues by the time your pet is middle-aged. This is...

Surgery for Bulldogs: The 3 Things You Want to Know

You’ve done the research. You already know that your squishy-faced furbaby has different needs. As any loving paw-rent would, you do the very best you can to keep your lovable furbaby happy and healthy. Your veterinarian may have already told you that your bulldog has...

Three Things No One Tells You About Blood Tests

When I was a kid, I thought blood tests did everything. Spoiler alert: They don’t. Like all diagnostic tests, blood tests must be read in context. That is, we don’t randomly prescribe blood tests, we must know what we’re looking for. Here are three things you probably...

Behavioural

Top Tips for Flying with Your Pets

Who doesn’t want to go on a holiday with their pet? However, I get confused booking my own flights let alone booking flights for my dog! And it gets even more confusing when you’re thinking about international travel! There are many things to consider before...

Top Tips For Hiking With Your Dog

Furbabies can be the best adventure buddies! They can make you look at things from a brand new perspective. OMG look! A lizard! OMG look! Check out this cool leaf! They literally make you stop and smell the roses and notice things you may have missed otherwise. Their...

How To Adopt The Perfect Pet!

Whoever said money can’t buy happiness has obviously never owned a fur-baby! Welcoming a new furry member into your family is one of the most exciting moment. They bring nothing but unconditional love and affection, their happiness is infectious and almost instantly...

Events

COMMUNE Presents: My Vet Howloween Pawty

Mark your calendar! My Vet is throwing the best furbaby party EVER. We’re SO excited. Click here to visit the event page and buy tickets. Nova had the BEST day! On the 3rd of November, we’re hosting the ULTIMATE in furbaby parties! We’re not just throwing a Halloween...

How to Plan Your Furbaby’s Birthday Party

To be honest, throwing a party for Chu didn’t really cross my mind until I started seeing more and more people doing it for their furbaby. Chu and I had a serious case of FOMO. Chu must have felt left out for the past 8 years of his life!!! That probably explains his...

It’s The Year of The Dog!

On the 16th of February 2018, you'll have a second go at 2018! To celebrate the coming Lunar New Year, here are a couple of fun facts about the Zodiac! Source: By Jakub Hałun - Own work, GFDL. 1) The Zodiac origin story is pretty epic It involves a cutthroat celestial...

Recipes

Homemade Chicken Stock for Your Furbaby

We love chicken stock. It can be really helpful for picky eaters – a nice stock mixed with kibble can be a sneaky way of tricking your furbaby into eating a complete and balanced diet. It can also be a really nice treat on a cold winter night. That said, chicken stock...

The Perfect Paw-fait (Parfait) for your furbaby! [Pet Recipe]

Parfait is a French dessert. Its literal translation is “perfect” Why? Because it is the PERFECT dessert!!! Today, we’re going to share our little paw friendly paw-fait with our furbabies. Ingredients: Sturdy plastic cup Lactose free, xylitol-free, human yogurt...

Summer Breeze Popsicle (Pupsicle) Recipe

Hi Furbabies! Summer breeze is here and it’s time to share Chu’s favourite popsicles recipe! Summer period is the time when we tend to worry about over-heating in our furbabies due to the hot weather that we experience here in Sydney. As we all know, dogs and cats are...

Lifestyle

Reducing the Carbon PAW PRINT…say what???

Resident pup Pepper enjoying beach time with her biodegradable beach ball. In today’s modern society there is an ever-increasing focus on living a more “clean and green” lifestyle. There are ranges of household products now available that are produced with the...

Essentials for a Park Trip

5 Simple Tips for a Terrific Trip to the Park It’s sunny summertime and more and more George and Fenway are chomping at the bit to get to the park. It’s easy for them, they just have to attach the leads to the humans and we can head out the door. For me, though, I...

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