Hyperthyroidism in cats

Hyperthyroidism in cats

Last month we discussed dogs and hypothyroidism and as promised, this month cats will take the spotlight. As we covered last month, the thyroid gland is found at the base of the neck and is responsible for producing the thyroid hormone. While dogs tend to develop an...
Hypothyroidism in dogs

Hypothyroidism in dogs

Hypo what I hear you ask?  Don’t worry, many pet owners have never heard of this either. It is, put simply, one small gland called the thyroid which many of us will have heard of in humans.   But the reason we want to chat about this is, because it can cause so much...
Signs, symptoms and treatment of overheating dogs

Signs, symptoms and treatment of overheating dogs

Summer in Australia can present a myriad of health-related problems for our much-loved pets, from an increased likelihood of tick and snake bites to dehydration and heatstroke. Most dogs under normal circumstances can regulate their body heat by panting, much like how...
Camping with your dog – tips, tricks and must-see spots

Camping with your dog – tips, tricks and must-see spots

Australia has embraced dogs being welcome across every aspect of family life, from cuddles on the couch to puppacinos at cafes and indeed, our holiday itineraries. With numerous camping grounds now welcoming your four-legged best friend with open arms, the popularity...