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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 28 Mar 2013 in Dogs

Thunderbolts and lightning very very frightening!

The thunderstorms of the Darwin wet season often bring much needed relief from the heat, but for pets it can be a difficult time. Up to 60% of dogs are prone to noise phobias, often brought on by thunderstorms and fireworks. A phobia is an excessive, uncontrollable fear reaction, often referred to as a "panic attack".

The tendency to develop phobias is often inherited, and anxiety and fears…