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How do I know if my dog is at their ideal weight?

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Oct 25, 2018 2:21:16 PM

Many pet owners are unsure how to determine if their dog is indeed overweight. We’re here to make this simple.

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Topics: dog, body condition score, ideal weight, overweight

How do I know if my cat is at their ideal weight?

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Oct 25, 2018 2:11:26 PM

Many pet owners are unsure how to determine if their cat is indeed overweight. We’re here to make this simple.

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Topics: cat, body condition score, ideal weight

When is the right time to euthanise my pet?

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Oct 16, 2018 3:16:03 PM

Saying goodbye is never easy. These beautiful words from a client brought tears to my eyes, and I think it sums up the incredibly tough decision to euthanise perfectly.

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Topics: euthanasia, quality of life, pets

Tips to calm, happy toilet training for your puppy

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Aug 20, 2018 1:28:14 PM

When toilet training a puppy, the most important thing you can bring is patience. Some pups will get it within a few days, while others can take months.

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Topics: puppy, toilet train, potty train

Vetchat pet cases: Meet Thea the Rottweiler

Posted by Vetchat on Aug 16, 2018 2:11:32 PM

Pet-mum Michaela couldn’t wait to pick up her Rottweiler puppy, Thea, from her breeder. But when she arrived, she was shocked to find little Thea was only about three weeks old.

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Topics: puppy, rottweiler

All you need to know about desexing your pet

Posted by Dr Claire Jenkins on Jul 28, 2018 10:22:02 PM

Vetchat vets advocate for desexing of family pets and responsible breeding for those who are not. As July is National Desexing Month, it’s the perfect time to take another look at the ins and outs of desexing pets.

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Topics: desexing, puppy, kitten