Puppy dog eyes. Any of us who have ever stepped into an animal shelter will know exactly what I’m talking about. Big. Beautiful. Longing. And irresistable! So, why do dogs do that? I was really excited to come across a pretty cool study from the University of Portsmouth’s Dog Cognition Centre which gets to the … Continue reading "Why does my dog give me puppy dog eyes?"
‘I remember getting the call from the Greyhound Adoption Program. I felt like it had been ages since I submitted my adoption application, I was stunned to actually be hearing from them. The next thing I knew, I was driving all the way to Shepparton to meet a dog I knew nothing about. I remember … Continue reading "Tommy's Story"
New puppies and kittens bring so much excitement with them. Seriously, how doesn’t love baby animals?! They’re full of beans and generally very, VERY cheeky! It’s also a time filled with lots of visits to the vet - desexing, vaccination boosters, check-ups and eating things that we maybe shouldn’t have... As time carries on, and … Continue reading "Do adult dogs and cats need to be vaccinated? "
I’ve been a pet parent for much longer than I’ve been a vet. All my life - I can’t remember a time that pets weren’t a part of our family. I can vividly recall what it’s like being on the other side of the consulting table, I remember being there with Cookie. It … Continue reading "Cookie's Story"