Ehrlichiosis ~ what is it and how does it affect you? 

Ehrlichiosis ~ what is it and how does it affect you? 

A new disease has emerged in Australia, with Ehrlichiosis detected in Western Australia and the Northern Territory in 2020, and in January 2021, ticks infected with the bacteria were found in South Australia’s far north. So far in WA it has been detected at Halls...
Engaging The Brain

Engaging The Brain

There is little doubt that no matter how much we love our dogs, the friendship can get somewhat strained if we come home to destruction or soiling inside. It’s even worse if our relationship with our neighbours and the council is threatened because our pooch has been...
February 2021 COVID UPDATE

February 2021 COVID UPDATE

We are free…… well sort of! When visiting Direct Vet Services, you must please do the following ~  For in-clinic visits, masks are mandatory once you step outside the car and into the clinic (unless you have a medical exemption and this must be provided)....
Love Your Pet Day!

Love Your Pet Day!

It’s pretty common knowledge that Aussies really don’t need too much of an excuse to celebrate our dearly loved pets – we love to spoil them, share their Instagram pages, dress them up and shout from the rooftops just how much we adore having them in our lives. In...
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...