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Posted on 07 Aug 2013 in Dogs, Cats, Nutrition

Vet Essentials Diet

A fantastic new diet made by Hill's pet food company has now arrived at All Pets!  A result of extensive research, the Vet Essentials diet is a unique wellness diet with clinically proven benefits.  

Feeding a complete and balanced diet to your pet is essential, and most commercial pet foods provide this, but feeding a premium diet such as the Hill's…

Posted on 26 Jun 2013 in Dogs, Cats, Anxiety

Helping pets cope with Territory Day

Firecrackers are let off on 1st July each year in Darwin, and this can be extremely stressful for many pets. It is not uncommon for pets to injure themselves trying to escape from the noise, or to become more aggressive with people and other pets. Unfortunately phobias tend to become more problematic over time.

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Posted on 24 May 2013 in Cats, Dogs, Senior Pets

Looking After Our Senior Pets

As our pets grow older, and begin to slow down, to play less or stiffen up, they need your help and understanding. Your friend relies on you to take care of every aspect of their care.

Hill’s Pet Nutrition, in association with participating veterinary hospitals (including All Pets Veterinary Hospital), is offering $20 off a senior screening consultation and $15 off your purchase of Hill’s™…

Posted on 02 May 2013 in Cats, Training

Enriching Your Cat's Environment

With appropriate environmental enrichment, cats can be happily kept inside all the time. There are many benefits to keeping your cat indoors. Indoor cats don’t get hit by cars, they don’t get into fights with neighbourhood cats, and they don’t hunt wildlife (okay in Darwin most will still hunt the geckos). Whether your cat is inside all the time, or only part of…

Posted on 28 Mar 2013 in Ticks, Fleas

Fleas and ticks in the Northern Territory

While fleas and ticks can be a problem all year round in Darwin, they can often be particularly challenging in the wet season.

Fleas

There are lots of flea species, but the flea that we find on our pets (dogs, cats and rabbits) is called Ctenocephalides felis, the cat flea. Fleas can make life miserable for our pets and can cause serious health problems, including severe skin problems…