Category: Pet-friendly

July 3, 2015

Is your dog the alpha of your pack?

Dogs have a pack-like mentality when it comes to family, and where your dog thinks it stands within the pack can greatly influence its behaviour. To see if your dog is the leader of your household, read on! We’ve also found some Port Stephens vets to get some great advice and care for your pup! If […]

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3 best cat breeds for families

Whether you want a cat that’s loving by nature, or one that requires little to no maintenance, all cats are different! This is why it’s important to do as much research on particular breeds as possible (especially if you have small children). This way, you can be fully informed of all the pros and cons […]

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July 1, 2015

7 top tips for looking after a puppy!

#1 Find a good vet Like with any animal, it’s important to have a professional vet nearby. It’s recommended that as soon as you get a new puppy, your first stop should be to a qualified practice, so that they can give your new fluff ball a full health check. If you don’t know where […]

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June 29, 2015

Best vaccinations for regional dogs!

When you first welcome a puppy (or a dog) into your life, it’s important you take them to the vet to make sure their vaccinations are up to date. Most vets will aim to have your puppy fully vaccinated between 12 and 16 weeks, so you can socialise them early on. As reccomended by the […]

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June 26, 2015

3 signs your pup needs a vet

Pets are always a happy addition to the family, but what happens when they get sick? If your dog starts showing any of the symptoms or unusual behaviours outlined below, it’s time to take them to your Rockhampton vet. 1. Strange eating and drinking habits It’s not unusual for dogs to skip a meal or […]

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June 25, 2015

3 ways your cat secretly loves you

So you’ve got a cat, and it’s always sliding breakable objects off tables, turning up its nose at fresh tuna, and scratching you after approximately 3 consecutive pats. Here’s how to tell if your cat actually likes you, so you know all of your adoration is not a complete waste! 1.Your cat seems to be […]

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June 24, 2015

How to keep your dog happy!

Take your pup for daily walks Keeping your furry BFF active is one of the best ways to ensure their happiness and wellbeing. If you’re in full-time work and spend most of your day out of the house, treat your pup to a generous walk every day in order to ensure their wellbeing, health and […]

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June 23, 2015

Give your puppy the perfect pedicure

Clipper design Generally, there are two types of trimmers when it comes to cutting your dog’s nails: scissor-style and guillotine-style. They both work equally as well, however it’s all about what is most comfortable for your dog – just make sure it’s the right size. Start young When your dog is a pup, it’s important […]

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June 22, 2015

A pet-free holiday on the Cassowary Coast!

First thing’s first – make sure your pet is fit and healthy before you head off on your holiday! Check out this vet on the Cassowary Coast for all your veterinary needs. Coral Coast Veterinary Services If you need to book your pooch or cat in for a check up, call into Coral Coast Veterinary […]

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Best dog breeds for the Cairns climate

Border Collie One of the most intelligent and athletic breeds of dog, these working-class animals are sweet and loyal, but need to be kept occupied. While the border collie may be well suited to the hotter climate, be sure you have plenty of room on your property to let this energetic dog run wild – topped with extensive […]

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