8 Indoor Enrichment Activities During Winter

Just like us, our furry friends crave a mix of physical and mental workouts. While outdoor adventures are unbeatable, we know it can be hard to keep up with daily walks as the days get shorter or in poor weather conditions. Luckily there are plenty of indoor tricks to keep your dog active and engaged.…

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How to Tell if Your Pet is Feeling the Cold

As the chilly winds and frosty mornings of winter settle in, it’s important to remember that our furry friends need extra care to stay warm and comfortable. Just like humans, pets can feel the cold too, and it’s our responsibility as pet owners to ensure their well-being during the colder months. But how can you…

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Tips for Caring for Your Senior Pet

As cherished members of our families, our pets bring boundless joy and companionship into our lives. However, as they age, they require special attention and care to ensure they remain happy and healthy in their senior years. Food & Water Pay close attention to your senior pet’s eating and drinking habits. Any changes, such as…

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Cooranbong & Bonnells Bay Animal Hospitals Certified as a Great Place to Work™

At Cooranbong and Bonnells Bay Animal Hospitals, we’ve always believed that our people are our greatest asset. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that we are officially certified as a Great Place To Work™ by Great Place To Work® Australia New Zealand Pty Ltd. This prestigious certification reflects the dedication of our team members and…

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A Guide to Protecting Your Pets Against Heartworm

As devoted pet parents, safeguarding our fur babies from potential health threats is paramount. One such concern is heartworm disease, a silent but serious ailment that can affect our beloved pets. In this blog post, we’ll unravel the mystery of heartworms, explore the risks they pose, and most importantly, discuss effective strategies to shield our…

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Five Essential Tips for Supporting Guide Dog Handlers

In this special edition of our blog, dedicated to International Guide Dog Day, we focus on celebrating and honouring the partnership between guide dogs and their handlers. As we explore five indispensable tips to support guide dog handlers, our aim is to amplify awareness and understanding within our community. Whether you’re a seasoned advocate or…

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Navigating Chocolate Hazards for Pets

Indulging in a piece of chocolate is one of life’s simple pleasures for us, but when it comes to our furry friends, it’s a different story. Chocolate, although delicious, poses serious health risks to pets. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the sweet temptations that can have sour consequences for your beloved pets. Let’s…

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How to get more value out of veterinary visits

There’s more to vet visits than vaccinations and remedies. Every appointment is an opportunity to learn something new!   While you might be attending a routine appointment for a vaccination, health checkup, or ailment, you can get so much more out of your appointment than you might think. Take some of the following actions to make…

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Desexing your Pet

What is desexing? Desexing is the surgical removal of reproductive organs (ovaries and uterus in females and testicles in males). In females this procedure is called a ‘spey’ whilst in males it is called a ‘castrate’. Desexing is done under a general anaesthetic. Your Veterinarian may recommend other procedures being performed at the same time…

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Arthritis in Pets

What is (osteo)arthritis? Arthritis is inflammation in the joints that usually occurs with age/ wear and tear. Sometimes animals develop arthritis in certain areas secondary to a previous injury or abnormal conformation. What are the signs of arthritis? Stiff gait or limping Not wanting to jump up or jump down Worse in colder weather Tiredness…

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