Common Dog Allergies and How to Manage Them

Common Dog Allergies and How to Manage Them

No matter how much joy your canine companion brings to your life, it seems that they also give us reason to always worry about something! Whether it’s food allergies, dust mite, grass or pollens, there seem to be a myriad of reasons our pups might have an allergy...
Hearing from clients, past and present!

Hearing from clients, past and present!

It’s no secret that at Direct Vet Services, we are family. From the staff who work tirelessly, to the clients who bring us smiles and their pets who fill our hearts, we’ve become so much more than a little, local Veterinary clinic. We care about each other, we check...
Socialising your new puppy… from a distance 

Socialising your new puppy… from a distance 

Many a Victorian family has adopted a precious puppy in 2020 in the hopes that the pitter patter of four tiny feet will counteract the Covid-induced slump of isolation. Others are looking to expand their family over the Christmas season, with a puppy a favourite...
When to desex ~ is there a ‘right’ time? 

When to desex ~ is there a ‘right’ time? 

Let me start by saying that there is no right or wrong answer, but there certainly are a few fairy tales out there and new information constantly coming to light. Curiously breed and size both play an important part in decision making as to the timing of desexing....
Pet Dental Health ~ Why is it crucial and how can we help? 

Pet Dental Health ~ Why is it crucial and how can we help? 

Here at the clinic, we see much loved pets present with problematic dental health concerns almost on a daily basis. While most fur-parents understandably seem to accidentally overlook their pets’ oral hygiene for more ‘pressing’ concerns like vaccinations, injuries...