Wahroonga
make your pet run for the pet food you choose by choosing right
16
May

Why what you feed your pet makes all the difference

Pet food is a difficult area to navigate as a pet owner. Cats may get a bad reputation about being fussy eaters, but you’d think from your dogs’ interest in all kinds of foods that their diet isn’t something you need to put much effort into. Yet the food you serve can have a...
demonstrating common pets with disabilities such as the dalmatian with deafness
16
May

Uncovering the world of pets with disabilities

As an Australian veterinary surgery, we’re no strangers to pets with disabilities. Disabilities in pets can arise from a variety of situations. You may know breeds that are known for having some genetic predispositions such as large breed dogs with genetic hip problems, white...
cat looking up - cat behavioural issues
26
Feb

Common cat behavioural issues and what to do about them

All animals can have quirks. But what do you do when your it’s looking less like quirks and more like cat behavioural issues in your house? Like anyone, when you’re dealing with behaviour related issues, cats need guidance, support and potentially extra help. You as a cat owner...
leave dog myths behind with the right advice from your vet
04
Feb

6 dog myths we humans need to leave behind

Dogs definitely are the new vogue pet if all the internet memes are anything to go by. However, we’re also still repeating and perpetuating a lot of dog myths along the way. These myths may seem harmless, but they could be causing your dog frustration or even putting them at...
shy dog looking up at owner wearing jumper
04
Feb

What to do when you have a shy dog

It’s quite possible to have a shy dog. Or to have one that is socially awkward. Heck, you might have a dog that really doesn’t enjoy the company of other dogs at all. Socialising your dog is an important part of your puppy growing into a healthy, happy dog. Yet not...
family cat in the garden lying on concrete in front of bush
12
Dec

How to keep your family cat safe in the garden

Your family cat may seem like a tough cookie, but they still need to take care. Especially in the garden. Having them participate safely and happily in family life can be a challenge when outdoor time is involved. Cats have a specific set of dangers that you might want to...
discussing cats health with cat peeking from a tree
12
Dec

How to care for your cat’s health in summer

When summer rolls around, so too do the need to pay particular attention to your cat’s health. Here at Wahroonga’s Fox Valley Animal Hospital, we do what we can to ensure your cat stays in perfect feline health all year round. We show you how to care for your cat’s health in...
puppy with sydney vet
27
Nov

How do you know you have the right vet for your pet?

A common misconception with pet owners is that your local vet is the best option. This isn’t always the case. Getting to a vet fast in an emergency is important, but what happens if the pet care you receive is not up to scratch, then the speed in which you reach it won’t change a...
labrador happy at dog beach
27
Nov

Thinking of taking a trip to the dog beach?

Thinking of taking a trip to the dog beach? Fox Valley Animal Hospital of Wahroonga has you covered.    Summer holidays for many means taking your dog to the beach. Whether you are venturing to the Northern Beaches of Sydney, taking a day trip to the Central Coast or going either...
australian wildlife - a possum
27
Nov

Playing pet-safe with Australian wildlife in your garden

Staying pet-safe is a super important part of living in this lush, green area of Wahroonga. We know that we intersect with all manner of Australian wildlife. This can include a multitude of reptiles, insects and marsupials. For the safety of your family pet and the wildlife and...