During the COVID pandemic, many people have chosen to take on a new puppy or kitten. Owning a new pet can be a very exciting (and busy!) time for pet owners. There are some crucial health care measures that need to be taken to ensure your new fur bundle gets the best start in life. Moving to a new home can be a stressful time for a puppy or kitten. This stress combined with their immature immune system can make them prone to illness and disease. New puppies and […]
Unfortunately our pets can suffer from many of the same forms of cancer that humans do. Our vets are trained in both the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of cancer in pets and are consistently updating their skins in new forms of treatment including chemotherapy, radiation oncology, surgery and immunotherapy.
GapOnlyTM Pet Insurance Claims Reinvented As a pet parent, when your fur baby gets sick or injured, the last thing you want to be worrying about is whether you can afford treatment. Innovating the pet insurance claims experience, GapOnly™ reviews and calculates your claim while you’re still at the vet. You simply pay the gap (the difference between the vet’s invoice and the pet insurance claim benefit under your policy) and go. For example, if you have a pet insurance policy with an 80% benefit cover and you get […]
The NSW Government is introducing annual permits for non-desexed cats and restricted and dangerous dogs as part of its commitment to promoting responsible pet ownership and improving animal welfare standards. From 1 July 2020 owners of cats not desexed by four months of age will be required to pay an $80 annual permit in addition to their one-off lifetime pet registration fee. This will create a stronger incentive to desex cats, which in turn will improve their health and wellbeing, including reducing the risk of some cancers. Improving desexing […]
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Dog Days Are Over How to prepare your pet for your transition back to work after COVID-19 There’s absolutely no doubt – our pets have been one of the winners during the Covid-19 pandemic. Many pets have undergone great upheaval to their usual routines over the past few months. The necessity of isolating from friends and family has meant that we are spending more time at home. For many pets this has been their first experience of their owners working from home for a prolonged period of time. […]
Does your pet have smelly breath? Halitosis (bad breath) is common in pets and can occur for several reasons. The most common cause of bad breath in dogs and cats is dental disease. Even a small amount of dental tartar and gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) can lead to a bacterial infection in the mouth which causes bad breath. A staggering 80% of pets have some form of dental disease by 2 years of age. Fortunately, if caught early enough, dental disease can be treated by veterinarians without it […]
We are frequently asked for our opinion on the controversial topic of pet insurance. Many pet owners are unsure if they should take out a policy for their new pet and there is a great deal of confusion regarding which policy represents the best value,. The bottom line is that pet insurance IS a good idea, but like many things in life – you get what you pay for and it pays to read the fine print! Health care is expensive regardless of whether it’s for humans or […]