Paralysis Ticks Paralysis ticks live mostly on the eastern seaboard of Australia, from North Queensland to Northern Victoria. Whilst in the northern parts of Australia paralysis ticks may be found all year round, in southern areas the season goes from spring through to autumn. Generally, the worst time for tick paralysis is in spring and early summer when it is warm and wet. Early spring is the time to become more diligent in checking your pets for ticks. Ticks are nearer to the coast and are mostly found on animals that......
Snake bites are always a worry with pets that spend time outdoors. How can this not be a worry with Australia being home to more than 25 venomous snakes? Any pet that spends time outside is at risk of a snake bite and most of our pets do spend time outside. Especially our pups. The most common time for snake bites are in the warmer summer months and they are all too common. The severity of symptoms, and how quickly they occur, depends on how many times a pet is bitten and......
As a dog lover, you know and understand that uncontrollable urge to cuddle and pat any puppy you pass! Who doesn’t love a puppy snuggle right? However, look at it from the dog’s perspective. A total stranger, leaning over to scoop them up. Kind of scary! As humans, it’s our job to approach any animal in a non-threatening and respectful manner but it’s easy to forget the do’s and don’ts when all you want to do is give a puppy some love! Here are some tips and tricks to make sure you’re......
Dogs look up to us to provide them with the best life possible—and even more so if they have special needs. Special needs dog minding requires more commitment and it’s daunting to think of having to trust someone with a pooch with such vulnerability. Don’t fret. There are services for dog minding in Sydney that will be able to provide the extra care your pooch needs while you’re away. It’s all in the preparations. Why dog minding? Special needs pets have it difficult from the get-go, as far as options for temporary......