Wahroonga
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Aug

Are lumps and bumps on your pet dog cancer?

Dog cancer is a scary concept. Curled up on the couch with your beloved pet for a pat, you suddenly discover your dog has a lump. Your mind starts to race as you try to remember if it was there yesterday when you had a cuddle?  And before you know it, that dreaded words dog...
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
Jan

Fox Valley Animal Hospital talks cat rehoming

You’ve probably seen a lot of posts about cats and kittens needing new homes on our Facebook page of late. That’s because we run a cat rehoming service. And while this is a very worthwhile cause, it’s a cause we wish we didn’t have to participate in quite as much as we do. You...
04
Dec

Price versus Quality: Why what you pay for pet care matters

Fox Valley Animal Hospital doesn’t fly the flag of being the cheap choice in Wahroonga veterinary hospitals. We offer outstanding healthcare for your family pet. To do this, we need to ensure we are a quality animal hospital. And as anyone will tell you, quality rarely equates...
20
Nov

More than pet advice: 10 amazing animal myths

More than pet advice on healthcare and treatment, vets and vet nurses are always true animal lovers. No truer is that statement than when its applied to our vet nurse Hayley. Hayley loves a great animal myth and a bit of pet advice. She’s also great with working with kids...
16
Oct

Dog bones: Is it really worth the risk?

Ask any veterinary practice and they’ll tell you: Dogs and bones do not go well together. Bones (even so called dog bones sold at pet shops) are dangerous for dogs because they can cause several health problems. In 2010 the FDA of USA launched a campaign to warn all pet...
16
Oct

Shaving your pet for surgery: Yes, it’s necessary

North shore vet hospitals get their fair share of myth-busting to do. But in the “things they never teach you at vet school” file, we have a funny little question (or complaint, depending on the person asking) in “do you have to shave my pet for surgery?” Now some of you may have...
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