Kooringal Veterinary Hospital Blog

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Interesting Exotic Pets Profiles

Thinking of having a unique pet? Here are some few interesting profiles: FERRETS Ferrets have been kept as household pets for more than 2000 years & are commonly used for hunting or “flushing out” ra...

How to Recognize Anxiety in Our Pets, and What Might Help

Unfortunately, anxiety in our pets may be as common as in us humans! Dogs and cats are wonderfully social and complex creatures...two big reasons why we love them so much. But with that complexity ...

How to Work from Home Effectively with Your Pets

Have you recently started working from home? While there can be many advantages to working from home (hello pajama bottoms!), there are also challenges to face, especially if you have new, furry co-wo...

Your pet's behaviour tells you, if your dog has a Knee injury?

In the current situation, we are spending more time with our family including our pets. It has been different than usual, but it is also so much fun for all, especially for our furry friends. They are...

Enrichment for your pets while isolating

Not only are stress levels rising as the daily routines change but so are those of your pets who aren’t getting their usual exercise walks to burn off their energy. They too are feeling the stre...

Is your dog being overworked?

With us and the kids being at home, we are spending more time with our pets as well. They are also wanting more cuddles, belly rubs and the most exciting fun, playtime. Because we are home and we all ...

Sleepy Cats?

We have all seen our cats doing some fun stuff, naughty stuff and then sleeping a lot. Yes, that’s right! Cats can sleep for approximately 15 hours each day. Just like kids, cats also like to ha...

Holiday Planning? Pet care? Pet Boarding? What all?

The end of 2019 is just around the corner and soon it will be time for a celebration. A time for families to come together and have some quality time together. Families plan a lot of activities for th...

How to medicate a difficult cat like Matilda

Medications can often be difficult to give to your pet and we understand that sometimes they are so sneaky you can’t hide them in food as they still spit them out. It is important that your pet...

My pet is just fluffy not overweight

For many of us pet owners, our pets are just like our kids. We take care of them wholeheartedly. We like them to have a taste of what we eat and like them to experience special treats. In those moment...

Halloween care for pets

Do’s and Don’ts and celebrating Pet-Friendly Halloween. When it comes to celebrating, we all want to have a happy environment where we can all enjoy ourselves, along with family and frien...

Keep Your Pets Safe from Snakes

Wagga Wagga Snake Bites and Pets Keeping Your Furry Friends (Dogs and Cats) Safe It is in your dog and cat’s natural instincts to run, hunt, fetch and chase. As we all know, dogs and cats want...

Feeding Rabbit and their care!

Feeding Rabbits Rabbits are herbivorous mammals classified as hindgut fermenters. They have a small, simple stomach that only does a small part of food digestion. The majority of digestion occurs ...

Canine Cough!

What is Canine Cough? Canine cough is a highly contagious respiratory condition in dogs. Any dog that comes in contact with another dog that is susceptible to developing a canine cough, even if it&rs...

Spring care tips for your fur buddy

Are you and your fur buddy spring ready? Spring is just around the corner! This means increased visits to dog parks, lakes and rivers. Lots of walks, playing fetch, and treasure hunt with your four-l...

Things to do in SPRING with your pet and things to take care of - Checklist

With Spring around we make a lot of plans. Exercise, Cleaning, Hiking, Bushwalking and much more!! Let's make a checklist of what we can do without pets and let's also make sure we don't ...

You pet's Dental Health - A major concern

TEETH!! We all understand the importance of having teeth. Especially healthy teeth. We as humans take care of our teeth daily. We can't think of not brushing our teeth, keeping the mouth unwashed ...

Your Pet's Dental care at Home

Studies show, 80% dogs and cats aged 3 and above have some form of periodontal disease. It is one of the most commonly diagnosed diseases and more common in senior pets. It is recognised that it is th...

Fun and Play for Senior Dogs

Do we as humans like to have fun and play even when we are termed as a senior? Oh YES, of course! It is the same with senior dogs as well. The get used to their routines as pups and want to continue p...

Senior pets and their health care

In the modern era that we live in today, there are no many advancements that science has bought not just for humans for also for the animal kingdom. Due to the latest technological developments, advan...

Intestinal worms

Is your pet showing the below signs? Diarrhea, perhaps with blood Weight loss Dry hair General poor appearance Vomiting, perhaps with worms in the vomit Then let us have a look at your pet. They m...

Moving with your pets

Managing a move with your pets requires patience. It is a new experience for us humans and can be stressful to adjust. It is the same for the pet(s) as well. We can talk and express our feeling throug...

Exotic Pets and their care

A unique and wild animal is an exotic pet. It is a novel experience to have an exotic pet as compared to having pet dogs and cats. We have many clients who have exotic pets and many are aspiring to ...

Flea, Tick and Heart Worm

Pet Owners guide to Flea, Tick and Heart worm As a pet owner, you are always concerned about your pet’s well-being! One of the concerns you may have is of your pet scratching, biting and hai...

Feline AIDS is a silent killer

What is Feline AIDS? Feline AIDS is caused by an infection of the Feline Immunodeficiency Virus. This virus slowly destroys your cat’s immune system and leaves them more susceptible to other di...

OUR WILDLIFE OUR RESPONSIBILITY

We all love to see the beauty of nature. It is a privilege that we live in such a blessed country that has some of the most scenic spaces and different species of animals, birds and underwater life. W...

How to give medication to a dog

Medications can often be difficult to give to your pet and we understand that sometimes they are so sneaky you can’t hide them in food as they still spit them out. It is important that your pet...
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