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Health

How to Stay Cool in Summer

Who’s ready for summer? While I do love the summer sun, I love staying cool even more! I get super stressed when thinking of Chu overheating, especially on those days I can feel the heat radiating off the pavements. I’m even more conscious when we’re at the park...

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Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is a disease of the hips that commonly affects large breed and giant breed dogs. It is a complex disease - one that cannot be easily distilled to a single gene or a single factor - that affects the hip joints in such a way that degeneration inevitably...

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Why is my pet so itchy? – Atopy

There are a number of reasons your pet may be itchy. Allergies are among the most common reasons your pet may be scratching all day. We’ve written a little about skin allergies before and, now that it’s spring, environmental allergies are all the more relevant! That...

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Luxating Patella: Why Your Dog’s Knee Is Popping

Have you noticed your dog skipping? Does it seem to happen at random? Have you noticed the knee get randomly locked up, like your dog can’t use the leg, only to have your dog shake it off and proceed as if nothing has happened? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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COMMUNE Presents: My Vet Howloween Pawty

Usually we, at My Vet Animal Hospital - Waterloo, don’t need much reason to party. That’s why we throw a party every year! If your furbaby isn’t a party animal, we can definitely give him/her a reason - in fact; we can give you FIVE! 1) It’s for a good cause We love...

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Recipes

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...

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Fabulous Fur-baby Bliss Balls

Fur Baby Bliss Balls For all those lucky puppies (and their owners) who came along to last weekend’s workshop in the park, you’ll already know how deliciously easy these doggy treats can be. For everyone else, you’re about to find out! Organic raw bliss balls have...

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Summer Christmas Puppy Puddings

When you’re getting your towel and thongs ready, it’s time to start preparing for Christmas in true Aussie style. And seeing as how it’s going to be getting warmer, this puppy pudding is not your usual baked treat! I am always looking at ways to may christmas treats...

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Pet Revolution

Luscious Locks: What’s the Best Shampoo for my Furbaby?

You already know not to use human shampoo on your furbabies, right? Good! Their skin has different pH to humans and our products are possibly irritant to their skin. Now that’s out of the way, let’s talk about choosing the best pet shampoo for your furbaby. How do you...

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To Grain or Not to Grain?

Should dogs and cats be eating grains? In the wave of the grain-free diets and all that fabulous marketing, you might be wondering what’s in your furbaby’s bowl. Should you be feeding their inner predator? Where is their inner predator? What are grains? In this blog...

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Siao Chu’s Diary

Vet Confessions: My Dog Isn’t Perfect

Hi Furbabies, Tonight, I was in a consult with a dog that I have been looking after since he was a little pup and he is currently dealing with some anxiety issues. I had a really good conversation with the owner and it’s been making me think about it a lot. I can’t...

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