Bushfire Emergency Planning for Pets

Bushfire Emergency Planning for Pets

Planning will save pet’s lives in bushfires Planning for Bushfire survival has never been more vital than it is right now. We are all vulnerable and our pets and livestock are the most vulnerable of all. Do you have a plan in place for a bushfire emergency and does...
Christmas Dangers

Christmas Dangers

We all love Christmas … … including our pets! It is a time to celebrate and share with family and friends and our 4-legged family members can’t help but join in on all the fun and festivity. But Christmas also presents a world of hidden dangers to...
Beware of snakes!

Beware of snakes!

Summer means snakes Snakes are not just a danger to people our pets all too often come across them and the outcome can be devastating. Pets are at most risk from snake bite over summer with our vets often treating snake bite in both dogs and cats, particularly farm...
Insect Stings & Bites

Insect Stings & Bites

Summer holidays … the great outdoors Camping trips, swims at the beach or walks in the bush means your pet is exposed to a range of insects … and their bites (think ants, spiders, ticks, wasps and bees). What to do Think carefully about where let your dog walk...
BBQ’s & Pets

BBQ’s & Pets

We love a BBQ It’s safe to say that as a nation, we love our BBQs! Grilling over an open fire really gets the tastebuds firing, but all those lovely smells are also very tempting for your pooch. Unfortunately, there are plenty of barbecued foods that can pose a...
Thunder and lightening are very, very frightening …

Thunder and lightening are very, very frightening …

And so are fireworks! Summer storms and celebratory fireworks are two common occurrences in popular holiday destinations. Many dogs have a ruff time with both so it’s a good idea to be as prepared as you can in a new environment. Our Fur Life Vets share a few tips...