Everything You Need to Know about Microchipping
As pet lovers ourselves, we here at Floreat Veterinary Centre know what a tragedy it would be for a pet to go missing. Most owners won’t have to suffer losing their furry loved one, but sadly, many still do. We’re having a look at the importance of microchipping your beloved animal.
Top Tips for Looking After Older Pets
Just like you, your pets needs will change as they grow older. Ageing may occur at different stages according to breeds and types. But as a general rule, a dog or cat over the age of seven years is generally considered a senior pet and can start to slow down. Knowing how to adapt to your pet’s changing lifestyle can be daunting. If in doubt, always contact your nearest vet centre, but the following tips will give you some helpful guidance.
The Benefits of Professional Pet Grooming
We all know that we should probably take our pet for a professional groom, but what does grooming really do to our pet besides make them look pretty and smell nice?
5 most common pet emergencies
It can be frightening to see your pet injured or suffering, especially if you’re unsure whether the situation should be considered an emergency or not. When in doubt, always contact your veterinarian or visit your nearest vet hospital in Perth and Floreat.
The Secrets of Successful Puppy Toilet Training
Toilet training is one of the main challenges owners face when they adopt a new puppy. It’s an all too familiar scenario: your puppy is exploring the house, you turn around for a moment and when you look back there’s a conspicuous yellow puddle on the carpet. But it’s not as daunting as it first may seem. The keys to successful puppy toilet training are consistency, commitment and willpower.
To make it easier for you, we’ve come up with four basic puppy toilet training steps. Follow these and you’ll reap success.
The Importance of an Annual Health Check for Your Pet
Making sure your pet is healthy is a very important part of taking care of them. The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) recommends that dogs and cats have check-ups annually, at least. Why? Well, although you may think your pet is well, animals can’t talk to us (we know, it’s a shame) and they don’t always show symptoms of sickness. Regular visits to the vet are important not only for vaccinations but because they can significantly improve the early diagnosis and treatments of issues. Still unsure? Here are five more reasons why.
How to Make Your Pet Feel Comfortable at the Vet
Does your pet refuse to get in the carrier or shake with anticipation when you utter the ‘v’ word? For some pets and their owners, a visit to the vet can be a stressful experience. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are five simple steps to make the whole experience more enjoyable. If you follow these, you’ll have your pet relaxed and loving trips to the vet in no time.