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Home Prepared Meals for Pets

Home prepared meals are becoming increasingly popular among pet owners. Some prefer it outright - shunning commercial foods. Other pet owners consider home-cooked food a special treat; just another way to add a bit of variety to their pet’s diet and fill their tummies...

Heart Murmurs in Puppies and Kittens

I know what it feels like to be a new pawparent. There’s a high in the joy and excitement of a new furbaby. You can’t believe something this adorable can be real! And then the vet tells you your furbaby has a heart murmur. Your reaction may run along the...

Is All Cancer The Same?

We hate the “C” word. Even in medical circles, cancer is this strange, mysterious, all-consuming thing. I don’t think it will ever cease to be strange. Cancer means a cell has achieved immortality and is growing into an increasingly needy monster that demands to be...

What’s The Best Pet Food?

What is the best pet food out there? Is there such a thing? You’re spoiled for choice at your local pet store. But making a decision can be difficult when every bag of food tells you they’re the best. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say this: most...

Vaccination Titre Testing

Over-vaccination has been a bit of a buzzword. Because, obviously, over-vaccinating is a problem...right? What the heck is over-vaccinating? Where do we draw the line? And is titre testing the answer? A Crash Course on Vaccination and Immunity Immunity can...

How Old Is My Dog?

I just celebrated my dog, Siao Chu’s, 8th birthday! We had a wonderful nautical-themed birthday party and it was the best paw-ty ever! He is now, officially...geriatric. That said, Chu is technically only 50 in human years! This shocks my friends and...

My Vet Blog: Exercise Tips for Cats

Just like dogs, cats require their daily dose of exercise! However, you can’t just take your cat out for a walk or take them out for a hike. Would be great if we can, which means more pets on the streets for me pat and greet! However, many people tend to...

Pet Physiotherapy – Who Needs It?

Physiotherapy is a relatively young field in veterinary medicine. There’s no straightforward path to being a veterinary physiotherapist quite yet; most veterinary physiotherapists start off being human physiotherapists before they can officially commence...

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...