Wahroonga
21
May

Get the lowdown on pet arthritis

Nurse Hayley here again- this time with a blog on pet arthritis to help you get through the cooler seasons. I’m not sure about you but I can really start to feel the bite in the air as we head into the colder months. Winter brings with it a new set of problems and animal health...
14
May

Saying goodbye to your family pet

The death of a family pet is never easy to deal with. One of the hardest parts of being a pet owner is when the time comes to say goodbye to your beloved family pet. As animal lovers and pet owners, every member of Fox Valley Animal Hospital team knows just how heartbreaking it...
wahroonga wildlife
07
May

Hayley’s guide to helping distressed Wahroonga wildlife

Nurse Hayley here again, this time with some useful tips about the Wahroonga wildlife. I worked in the UK for many years as a veterinary nurse  surrounded by the beautiful British wildlife.  But I can honestly say nothing quite prepared me for the wonders of the Wahroonga...
30
Apr

6 pet healthcare tips you should follow

Pet healthcare is a scary subject to a lot of people. We all know the trauma associated with and the cost involved with treating an unwell pet. But did you know there are certain things you can do to improve your family pet’s chances of staying healthy? Let’s take a look at the 6...
23
Apr

The importance of a dog car harness

“Hayley our vet nurse explains why it’s important for our pets to buckle up in the car, even for short journeys. This is something we should all be doing as responsible pet owners. Here are some ways in which we can keep our pets safe. Take it away Hayley”   My mother-in-law was...
16
Apr

Should you travel or remain hyper-local with a vet?

The biggest barrier any animal hospital will face is the assumption that all care is good care when it comes to family pets and other animals. When you consider emergency situations, choosing the vet that is closest makes sense on paper. And yet, you’ve probably seen us promoting...
08
Apr

HELP – fleas are ruining my life!

Veterinarians aren’t the only ones who have to fight the flea infestation. As a veterinary nurse, I get asked many questions each day but none so often as about fleas. I see worried clients and itchy pets frequently visit the hospital for advice and treatment to get rid of...
02
Apr

Dog friendly long weekend activities

Dog friendly places are becoming more and more popular. And why not? Bringing the family together for a long weekend is a lot of fun- especially if you can get the dog involved. We’ve put together a few jaunts you may wish to try when you have a long weekend and a dog that’s up...
Paralysis tick
24
Mar

Tick paralysis and your family pet

Vet nurse Hayley takes you through the day she faced tick paralysis with her beloved dog.   I remember all too well the day I found a paralysis tick on my dog. I had been out Christmas shopping and came home to one very wobbly puppy waiting to greet me. I knew straight away she...
19
Mar

The A to Z of quality pet care (Fox Valley Animal Hospital style)

At Fox Valley Animal Hospital, we love what we do. From our vets, Alex and Katie, through to our vet nurses and groomers, we like to think we’ve been brought together because we all believe in quality pet care. We do know that quality pet care can mean a whole lot of different...