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...
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)....