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Maintaining pet health: Mental stimulation matters to your family pet

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When we think of pet health, we think of dog walks or cat gymnasiums, hamster wheels and the physical equipment that get a body moving. Pet exercise for the body is incredibly important. Like humans, your pets can fall foul of obesity, heart issues and even increase their risk of... Read More →
cat stress

Is your cat stressed? Check out these tips to see

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Just like you and me, our family pets can get stressed. Including our cool friends, the cat. Cats and kittens can have stress for a variety of reasons. Some can be stressed due to experiences in shelters. They may have biological and temperament sensitivities. Perhaps it’s... Read More →
pets in apartments

Pets in apartments: How to make sure everyone is happy

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Pets in apartments – it’s not such an alien concept these days. As Sydney house prices increase, more people are thinking about units, townhouses and apartments. In Wahroonga and the Kur-ring-gai area, while houses still dominate, smaller types of housing are becoming... Read More →
cat stress

How cat stress can influence feline health and what to do about it

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Cat stress involves a lot of the body on a physiological, emotional and mental level. When cats are stressed, their heart rate increases, blood flows quicker and their breathing changes. Digestion and consumption changes can result. Blood pressure increases. The immune system can... Read More →

What to do with your pets when there is a bushfire

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One of the wonderful parts of Wahroonga and the Ku-Ring-Gai area is it’s wonderfully leafy. The downside of course is that bushfires are a real risk. We’ve covered what to do with your family pets in a natural disaster style situation previously. At all times, if you and/or your... Read More →
pet theft

How to protect your pet against pet theft

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Pet theft might not seem like a huge issue, but if figures from the UK are anything to go by, it’s a growing concern. Pet theft in the UK has risen 33% with dogs alone rising from 1,333 in 2014 to 1,797 in 2015. Pet theft can occur for a variety of reasons. Popular breeds are... Read More →
rescue pet tips

How to make a new rescue pet feel welcome

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Considering a new pet? A rescue pet may make a wonderful addition to the family. That’s why we actively foster kittens at Fox Valley Animal Hospital and work with countless rescue organisations and individuals to give them the best start in life. Making a new home for any pet is... Read More →

Giving Australian pets the best possible summer holiday experience

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Australian pets are especially lucky to have use around for the summer season. Between public holidays and school holidays, it can be a great time for family pets to truly enjoy family life. At Fox Valley Animal Hospital, we love seeing the new Australian pets that summer brings.... Read More →
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6 ways you can prevent injury in your family pets

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While our local Wahroonga vet clinic sees a lot of action from old age, general medical complaints, genetics and illness, we also see our fair share of accidents and injuries as well. Treating accidents and injuries in pets often means healing broken bones, treating damage to... Read More →