Could Peanut Butter Kill Your Dog?

Could Peanut Butter Kill Your Dog?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever fed peanut butter to your dog. I know I have. As a veterinarian, I’ve even recommended it from time to time. Maybe to disguise a sneaky tablet, or even to make that food-dispensing toy last a little bit longer for dogs needing an extra level of challenge.  And I(…)

Top Tips for Keeping Your Dog Healthy this Winter

Top Tips for Keeping Your Dog Healthy this Winter

Winter is Coming! Australian winter. Not exactly drastic compared to some, I know.  When I think of places that get actual freezing temperatures with fluffy white stuff falling from the sky I imagine this.. The thought of walking outside and having snot freeze to my face is as terrifying to me as adorable, tiny kittens(…)

What Greater Gift than the Love of a Cat?

What Greater Gift than the Love of a Cat?

We got a kitten!!! Yes, you heard me right! A gorgeous little bundle of furry, four-legged purr-fection has joined the Paul family. Here’s how it happened and my tips on preparing for a new feline family member.

Let’s Go To The Dog Lover’s Show!

Let’s Go To The Dog Lover’s Show!

    It’s here again, the Melbourne Dog Lover’s Show!  I’m really excited, and will definitely be going along for a sticky beak, some puppy dog cuddles, and to find as many ways as possible to spoil my dogs rotten! And the exciting news for you guys? I have three double passes to give away!(…)

Dog Star of the Month – April 2015

Dog Star of the Month – April 2015

I just love this photo of Kaya – so so much. She has a beautiful content smile, doesn’t she? A sweet, affectionate girl who just needs the right family to bring her out of her shell..

Dog Star of the Month – February 2015

Dog Star of the Month – February 2015

Meet Steffi!  This girl really needs our help as she has special needs that are causing her pretty face to be overlooked again and again. Steffi is deaf. This doesn’t mean she has any less love to give.  It does mean she needs someone special who is willing to gain her trust and work hard with(…)

Heartworm Disease in Dogs – And The Epic Tale of a Worm Named Laverne

Heartworm Disease in Dogs – And The Epic Tale of a Worm Named Laverne

What Is Heartworm? Unlike the most confusingly named ‘ringworm,’ which is actually caused by a fungus and has nothing to do with worms whatsoever, heartworm disease is genuinely caused by a disgusting, wriggling worm, and it goes by the name of Dirofilaria immitis. Its life appears on the surface to be pretty complex, and is divided into(…)

Dog Safety for New Year’s Eve

Dog Safety for New Year’s Eve

Most pets absolutely HATE New Years Eve.  It’s the most scary, noisy, unpredictable night of the year for them and often their families aren’t home so they must face it alone. It’s not so much of an issue at my place, because I’m old and enjoy going to bed early! My days of partying like(…)

Keep Your Pets Safe This Christmas

Keep Your Pets Safe This Christmas

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! No dogs were harmed in the taking of this embarrassing photo. How Good is All the Food at Christmas! Christmas is the time for loads of tasty treats, with tables spread as far as the eye can see with incredible mountains of food.  There’s seriously food everywhere you look. I personally like to try a(…)

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