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IVDD in Dachshunds like this one is common

IVDD in Dachshunds and Other Dog Breeds

Purebred dog breeds are unfortunately often prone to certain health conditions. Understanding which conditions a particular breed is susceptible to helps vets and owners take preventative steps. For example, intervertebral disc disease, or IVDD in Dachshunds, is a commonly reported health issue. If you’re a

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puppy gets its pet vaccinations

Know Your Pet Vaccinations Schedule in Australia

Vaccinations are a hot topic these days; they’re in every headline and most conversations (we’re talking the COVID vax if you’re reading this years later). The attention is a good thing, just as the jabs are – they help us humans stave off potentially life

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brown dog in car with window open so it isn't hot

Dogs in Hot Cars: Spring Weather Warning

With spring in swing the warmer weather is starting to make its appearance. But while you’re basking in the sunshine, take a moment to remind yourself of the dangers of leaving cats and dogs in hot cars. It’s true most of us know we shouldn’t

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toys can be great car DIY hacks during drives

Car DIY Hacks Every Mum Needs to Know

With spring in the air and summer just round the bend, every mum and dad needs to know how to keep kids calm, safe and happy in the car. Even if many of us aren’t going too far at the moment… goodness knows five minutes

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dog itching could have fleas and needs flea and tick treatment

Flea and Tick Treatment for Dogs and Cats

They say prevention is the best cure. And when it comes to flea and tick treatment for dogs and cats, that’s definitely true. Because fleas and ticks aren’t just uncomfortable and unsightly, they can also be dangerous for pets. With both ticks and fleas being

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A pet owner demonstrates how to remove a tick properly

How to Remove a Tick Properly

As Australian pet owners, knowing how to remove a tick comes with the territory so to speak. We live in one of the warmest places on earth and ticks thrive in this climate, especially during the warmer months. We’re also one of the nations with

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terrier dog bites snake

Snake Bites and Your Pets

Snake bites aren’t just a concern for humans in Australia. If you have pets, a snake bite could be fatal. And with Australia home to a vast amount of venomous snakes, it’s sensible to be prepared and do your homework on snake bites in animals.

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puppy health care is part of this pup's life

Puppy Health Care Milestones

Puppy health care milestones are all about doing a seamless handover from mother’s milk to medicine. That’s right, your puppy is born with a significant amount of immunity from their mum. Then they get a good booster dose of immunity as suckling puppies. Soon though,

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are older cars like this green Combi van more expensive to insure

Are Older Cars More Expensive to Insure?

When you’re buying a car it’s wise to consider the cost of the insurance premiums in your running costs. And a lot of factors go into deciding that premium. So are older cars more expensive to insure than newer cars? Well, yes and no. Clear

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