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5 Tips To Keep Your Dog Safe This Festive Season

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Dec 20, 2018 11:13:32 AM

We know it's tough to helicopter parent when there’s so much going on this time of year, but there are some things that you simply need to make sure you’re hyper vigilant about for the safety of your dog. And these are things that you definitely CAN plan for, to avoid emergency vet visits.

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Topics: christmas food for pets, dogs, christmas safety, festive season

5 Tips To Keep Your Cat Safe This Festive Season

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Dec 20, 2018 11:11:50 AM

No matter how low-maintenance your cat is (or laidback your parenting style), the reality is that emergency vet visits happen at this time of year, and that many of these are completely avoidable. So take the time to put a safety plan in place for your kitty, for the festive season, and beyond. 

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Topics: christmas food for pets, cat anxiety, cat, christmas

8 Tips To Happily Crate Train Your Puppy At Night

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Dec 19, 2018 1:59:53 PM

                                                                                                                             This is Archie now loving his crate. 

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Topics: puppy, sleep, crate, crate training

How much are vet visits (and why does the cost vary)?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 2:27:11 PM

Our vets have worked in practices all over Australia, so we’ve seen how much pricing can fluctuate.


It might surprise you to learn that there’s no regulatory body overseeing what Aussie vets can charge. What you pay to see your vet in one suburb is likely to be different to what your friend pays in another. In the current market, real estate prices tend to dictate vet prices, so fees will vary depending on where you live.
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Topics: online vet, cost of pets, caring for a pet, emergency care

What are the ongoing costs of caring for a pet?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 1:30:25 PM

Following on from first year costs, our vets dig up the common ongoing expenses you mightn’t have thought about.

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Topics: cost of pets, caring for a pet

What will it cost to feed my new pet?

Posted by Vetchat on Nov 23, 2018 1:27:32 PM

Our vets investigate the ballpark yearly costs of feeding your new kitten or pup.

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Topics: nutrition, cost of pets, caring for a pet