Do you know what to do in a pet emergency?

WORDS BY CATHERINE HARPER BAROSSA VETERINARY CLINIC   PET ADVICE WITH CATHERINE We’ve all been there or know a friend who has; that terrifying moment when you realise it could be life or death for your beloved pet....

Chips and Snips: What’s changing in South Australia’s Pet Laws?

WORDS BY CATHERINE HARPER BAROSSA VETERINARY CLINIC   Pet advice with Catherine Unless you have been snoozing under a rock, you would be aware that laws surrounding cat and dog ownership are changing in South Australia as of...

A day in the life of a Barossa Vet

WORDS BY CATHERINE HARPER BAROSSA VETERINARY CLINIC   Pet advice with Catherine For many people being a vet is a childhood dream with images of rolling hills, baby animals and lots of fun with a touch of heartache...

Pet Advice with Catherine Harper: Do you remember what it is like to have...

Do you remember what it is like to have a new puppy? Accidents on the floor, shredded toilet paper and missing socks are part of the fun of having a new 'furbaby' in the house. ...

Pet Advice with Catherine Harper: Heartworm – the forgotten parasite

Heartworm - the forgotten parasite Heartworm has always been part of the conversation when it comes to pet’s preventative care, but with recent infections in our area, it is important that is moves to the...

Pet Advice with Catherine Harper: Them old bones

Them old bones Are your joints feeling stiff on these chilly mornings? Are you struggling to get out of bed and start the day? Well chances are, your pet is too! Across all species, signs of...

Pet Advice with Catherine Harper: “Give a dog a bone” an old adage, but...

"Give a dog a bone" an old adage, but is it true? The traditional fare of our canine companions has been raw meat and bones to chew, but with modern science and changing views, this...

Pet Advice with Catherine Harper: New Year’s Resolution?

New Year's Resolution? As the New Year rolls around, we all tend to reflect on the year that has been and where we would like to be in 2017. For many of us, this includes...