Spotting signs of arthritis in our pets

Arthritis is something our pets suffer from as much as ourselves, but it can be a lot trickier to spot the signs of arthritis in our pets - particularly in our cats. Our four-legged friends can be very stoic when it comes to showing pain, so we need to look for subtle signs that tell us they may be in discomfort.

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Could your pet have an ear infection?

Ear problems can be frustrating to treat; they often can wax and wane and knowing when to finish treatment can be difficult due to the shape of our cats and dogs ear canals. 

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Santa's Naughty List: Christmas Dangers for your pet

While we celebrate Christmas and indulge in the holiday season, it is important to remember to be mindful of our furry family members.

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First Aid Seminar

Dr Josie hosted another very informative session with our clients on the topic of First Aid for Pets.

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Meet Dr Andrea

Dr Andrea joined the Blackburn Vet team in September 2019 after returning home from 4 years working in the UK. 

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Why feeding premium food to your pet is best

We all love our pets and would like them to be their healthiest selves and live for as long as possible– even forever if we could make it so!  Accordingly, we want to feed them nothing but the best.   But how do we know what is the best? 

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What happens during a veterinary dental cleaning?

Many of us are familiar with what happens we visit the dentist for our regular teeth clean. However, the same cannot be said for our pets.

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8 Halloween Dangers for Your Pet

Halloween is a time to have fun and let your imagination run wild, also to eat yourself sick on chocolate and lollies. It is important that while we are having fun, we remain mindful of our furry family members and keep them safe and out of trouble.

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Is your fur baby up to date with parasite protection?

It is that time of year for Spring cleaning and organising, a great time to add making sure your fur baby is up to date with their parasite treatment into the spring-cleaning schedule.

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Parasite Campaign

Is your pet parasite protected?

Purchase a parasite treatment for your cat in our clinic before October 27 and you can go into the draw to win a $100 gift card!

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