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...
How much exercise does my dog need? 

How much exercise does my dog need? 

If you own a dog, you’ve most probably asked yourself the question – how much daily exercise does my dog really need? It’s a question most responsible pet owners will carefully consider when they select which breed of dog to introduce into their family, as we all know...
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...
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)....
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...