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Is your dog cut out to be an office dog?

The office dog is becoming a regular feature in Sydney workplaces and co-working joints. Is it the right place for your workplace though? And is it the right role for your office dog? Let’s look at some of the considerations to ace office dog life Is your dog well trained? Your...
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The positive impacts a pet can make on elderly Australians

Our animal veterinary clinic sees a lot of regular faces through the doors. Wahroonga and surrounding areas such as Turramurra, Beecroft and Westleigh often attract people who spend their entire lives in the area. Generations of family live, love, grow, school and retire to the...
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Are you a senior interested in owning a pet? Make sure you read this

We’re taking a deeper dive into owning a pet as a senior. Previously, we’ve covered the positives having a pet may have on your life as a senior. Now, we’re going to look at some of the potential considerations that may influence your decision-making processes. Here’s what you...
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Things you should consider when naming a dog

Our North Shore veterinary hospital has seen all kinds of puppy and dog moments in our decades of operation. That first puppy smell is tickling the nose of a new owner bringing forward the beginning of a loving bond. Big plans for puppy school and training to support a new life...
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How to make a new rescue pet feel welcome

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...

Giving Australian pets the best possible summer holiday experience

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....
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How to bond with a new pet in 5 simple ways

No matter how seasoned in pet care you may be, starting again with a new family pet can be a big task. Those first 3 years of your puppy, kitten or baby pocket pet’s life are super important. They are also super challenging. So here are some tips for you to use with any new pet...
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Your guide to puppy toilet training

Looking to ace puppy potty training? Check out the official upper north shore guide to puppy toilet training. We’ve collected all kinds of helpful tips from all our vets and vet nurses here in Wahroonga to help you ace this vital start to a pup’s life with th...

Acing a puppy’s transformation to happy family dog

Fox Valley Animal Hospital is one of the few north shore vet clinics that offers a comprehensive approach to helping a new puppy put the right paw forward. When you bring your puppy to us, we not only vaccinate your puppy, check their health and provide important care...