Welcome to Puckers’ Pet Corner 

Welcome to Puckers’ Pet Corner 

Nurse Karen (DVS’ self-confessed crazy cat lady) will be posting regular cat related information here.  If you have a topic you’d like Nurse Karen to cover, any questions or ideas, send us an email at directvetservices@bigpond.com. In homage to our wonderful clinic...
The Benefits of Desexing Your Pets 

The Benefits of Desexing Your Pets 

Australians consistently prove to incredibly responsible pet owners, with about 90% of all Aussie dogs and cats having been desexed. We all know that we should be desexing our pets, but do we really understand why? Aside from the obvious benefit of avoiding unwanted...
Stay Tick Safe in 2019

Stay Tick Safe in 2019

While peak tick season usually kicks off around September, these dangerous parasites can be a cause of concern all year around, especially as we experience an unseasonably long Summer this year.  Paralysis ticks pose a major risk to your pets’ health, with symptoms...
Involving Children in Looking After Pets

Involving Children in Looking After Pets

Whether your much loved pet is of the furry, feathered or scaly variety, there is no doubt that animals can bring a whole lot of love, AND a whole lot of work into your household. One of the best ways you can introduce your children to the world of pet ownership is to...