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How many feline friends do you have?

As pet ownership is on the rise and many of us are finding companionship and love in our animal friends, multi-pet households are increasing.

Sheep or goats are the new pets

Pet ownership in Australia is common, and while we generally think of a gorgeous tabby cat or a bouncing Labrador, here in the Barossa and Mid North we are seeing a new kind of pet.

What’s all the fuss about ticks?

Our eastern state family and friends are (hopefully) well versed in the dangers that ticks can present to our domestic pets as the deadly paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclus) can be found along the eastern seaboard.

Grass seeds – your pets worst enemy

They come in all shapes and sizes, but once they head in, they rarely come out! I am talking about grass seeds.

Can my dog give me worms?

Can my dog give me worms? pet advice Can my dog give me worms? words by catherine harper // Barossa Veterinary clinic When did you last worm your pet? Yes, I am asking you...As vets, we tend to get one...

Did i hear you correctly? Dog Massage!

Did I hear you correctly?Dog Massage! pet advice Did I hear you correctly? Dog Massage! words by catherine harper // Barossa Veterinary clinic Yes, you read that correctly! Did you know that there is a profession for dog massage?The...

Say AHHHHHH

Say AHHHHHH pet advice Say AHHHHHH words by catherine harper // Barossa Veterinary clinic After all the usual stuff: vaccination, parasite prevention and diet, the most common preventative care concern in all our domestic pets is dental health.  Just like...

There is no ‘V’ in team

There is no 'V' in team pet advice There is no 'V' in team words by catherine harper // Barossa Veterinary clinic Traditionally when thinking about a sick dog or cat, you think about going to see your vet;...

Learning pet talk – the advocacy role of your vet

Learning pet talk - the advocacy role of your vet pet advice Learning pet talk - the advocacy role of your vet words by catherine harper // Barossa Veterinary clinic Owners regularly say to my team, ‘If only...

A healthy pet is a happy pet

A healthy pet is a happy pet pet advice A healthy pet is a happy pet words by catherine harper // Barossa Veterinary clinic Many health problems we see in domestic pets can be avoided by changing the day...

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