Rabbit Calicivirus in Australia

Posted: February 16, 2017

Rabbit calicivirus (Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus, or RHDV*) is one of two viruses introduced into Australia to control wild rabbit populations (the other being myxomatosis). It causes extreme internal haemorrhaging and can lead to death within 1-2 days. The first strain of RHDV was introduced in to the wild rabbit populations of Australia in 1995 […]

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Spring Has Sprung (Part 3) – Parasites and Preventatives

Posted: September 26, 2016

We’re finally starting to see some warmer weather and most of us can’t wait to get outside – including our pets! While this is certainly a good thing – more time outside leads to better enrichment and exercise – it does come with its risks. While parasites are commonly seen by our vets all year-round, the increased […]

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Spring Has Sprung (Part 2) – The Importance of Vaccinations

Posted: September 21, 2016

Vaccinations are an essential part of keeping your pets happy and healthy. Vaccines help prevent the spread of many deadly and highly contagious diseases such as parvovirus, distemper, and hepatitis. Though there is much debate about the need for annual vaccination and how many your pet needs, most veterinarians agree that vaccines are essential to […]

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Spring Has Sprung (Part 1) – Are You Prepared?

Posted: September 14, 2016

Spring in Adelaide is a curious affair – sometimes we have days where the skies are clear and sun starts to feel a little bit warmer; other days we see nothing but rain. But whatever the weather, little changes are still occurring – the ground softens, grass and other new sprouts push their way up to […]

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Pet Dental Month, Part 5: Pets & Bad Breath

Posted: August 15, 2016

This article is the 5th and final in our series on National Pet Dental Month, educating pet owners about the importance of proper dental care for your dogs and cats. Click to read Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 – and here to view our special offers for the month of August 2016.   “Dog Breath” […]

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Pet Dental Month, Part 4: Seniors Need Dental Care, Too

Posted: August 15, 2016

This article is Part 4 of our series, educating pet owners about the importance of proper dental care for your dogs and cats. Click to read Parts 1, 2 and 3 – and here to view our special offers for the month of August 2016. It’s never too late… August is National Pet Dental Month […]

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Ibuprofen toxicity in dogs and cats.

Posted: August 12, 2016

A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), ibuprofen is commonly used in humans for its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antipyretic (fever reducing) effects. It can be purchased in a pharmacy or over the counter at many supermarkets under brand names such as Nurofen, Advil and Herron Blue. In humans, ibuprofen has a wide margin of safety and is used […]

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Pet Dental Month, Part 2: How can you tell?

Posted: August 5, 2016

This article is Part 2 of our series, educating pet owners about the importance of proper dental care for your dogs and cats. Click here to read Part 1 and view our special offers available at both Pet Doctor Woodville and West Lakes locations in August. How do you know if your pet has a […]

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Pet Dental Month, Part 1: Pet Doctor’s Special Offers

Posted: August 2, 2016

August is National Dental Month at Pet Doctor! To raise awareness, we’ll be sharing with you a series of blog posts to help you improve the dental health of your furry friends, including appropriate pet dental care, combating your pet’s bad breath, and dental care for your senior pets. Also, to help you maintain your […]

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