Easter hazards

Easter hazards

Easter can be an exciting time for both adults and children. While we prepare for Easter, it is essential to keep an eye on potential dangers for your furry friend. Chocolate Chocolate contains both caffeine and theobromine (a chemical compound found in the cacao...

Kennel or Canine Cough in New Zealand

You may have heard that certain regions in NZ are experiencing particularly high rates of Infectious Canine Cough (Kennel Cough) over the past few months.  Infectious Canine Cough is a seasonal issue and this summer it has been particularly prevalent for a number of...

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) and Feline Aids

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) is a viral disease which affects the immune system of domestic cats. Whilst FIV cannot be transferred to humans, it acts in the same way as the human form of HIV, destroying the immune system and leaving a cat susceptible to...

Winter Warmers: Bundle your Bunny

  Keep your rabbits warm this Winter. In the wild they would stay warm in underground burrows. Keep your rabbits in neutered pairs so they can snuggle together and share body heat. Keep hutches and sheds well insulated, warm, dry and draught free. Tarpaulin with...

Fleas Fleas Fleas

Our blog is back so make sure you visit our page regularly for tips and advice! This month’s theme is fleas. In fact it is FLEAS, FLEAS and MORE FLEAS. With a very hot and humid summer behind us this year has seen the fleas come out in full swing and have seemed...

Spring into September

Spring has finally sprung! You may have noticed as the weather warms up and the daffodils start showing that your pet is starting to itch and scratch. While there are many reasons for dogs and cats to itch, about 30% of cases can be attributed to allergies! Just like...