ALERT: HEAT STRESS - HEAT STROKE IN DOGS
With Adelaide's summer now upon us, dogs can rapidly and sometimes unexpectedly suffer heat stress. This is a story about a 17 year old canine camper, Max, who suffred heat stroke on 24/11/2014 at Cactus Beach whilst I was there recently on a surfing trip.
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TEACHING YOUR CAT TRICKS
Mollie, our pet behaviourist, leads our puppy preschool programme and provides extensive dog and cat behaviour advice. Mollie has trained her cat Delilah to do some simple tricks we commonly get our dogs to do. Molly advises that training a cat is easy and you simply do it the same way as you would with a dog!
If you have children, getting them to train your cat is great fun - stimulating for both the family cat and the kids!
When Simba, a cream labrador, underwent an emergency laparotomy - I removed a very unusual object (as well as a section of his damaged intestine!). Simba has made a full recovery and I have included a full pictorial (inculding photos of the offending object that blocked his intestine). We couldn't identify what it was, BUT Simba's mum knew immediately!!!! Simba had swallowed a large piece of a KONG.
WARNING: I have included graphic photos of Simba's operation. Read more >>>
Black Hawk Holistic dog & cat food is NOW AVAILABLE at the Findon Vet Surgery !
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