Pets of the Homeless

Pets of the Homeless

Pets provide us with comfort, security and friendship. So how would you feel if you and your pet were facing or experiencing homelessness? In this short video, our friends at Pooches at Play caught up with the founder of Pets of the Homeless Yvonne, who along with a team of volunteers provide assistance with pet food, veterinary care and emergency boarding to help alleviate the burden of providing essential pet care during times of hardship.

Category:Pet Health
Cherry Eye in Dogs

Cherry Eye in Dogs

Have you ever heard of Cherry Eye in dogs? It’s a common eyelid protrusion which isn’t very painful but can cause problems if left untreated. In this short clip with our friends at Pooches at Play, Dr Melissa chats with Sheridan about her dog, Jedi’s experience with Cherry Eye and how they treated it. 
Get Set for a Stress-Free Christmas

Get Set for a Stress-Free Christmas

For many people, the festive season is a wonderful and happy time. For others, however, this time of year can actually be very difficult. The festive season can be a period that reinforces the extent to which people feel alone, or serves as a reminder of loss. For some it’s a very busy work period and no time for celebrations or even any rest. Whomever you are and where ever you fit there are several strategies that can help. In his latest article for HIF, mental health expert, Dr. Happy from The Happiness Institute shares five things you can do to have a (relatively) merry festive season.

Category:Mental Health
Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Did you know hip dysplasia is one of the most common skeletal disorders seen in dogs? Recognising the signs and symptoms of hip dysplasia is super important for early intervention and pain mitigation. With this in mind, we caught up with our friends at Pooches at Play who explain everything you need to know about this condition.
Taking Care of Yourself in the Sun

Taking Care of Yourself in the Sun

Did you know that 2 in 3 Australian’s will be diagnosed with skin cancer each year? The Australian sunshine is a big part of our national identity. Aussies love to brag about our beautiful weather and we take full advantage of it by being outside as much as possible. While getting outside is great, it is vital to remember to take care of yourself in the sunshine. With this in mind, we caught up with medical professional, Dr. Nikki Stamp to hear her top tips on how to protect your skin.
Baked Greek Chicken and Potatoes

Baked Greek Chicken and Potatoes

Looking for some dinner inspiration? Why not try this baked Greek chicken and potato recipe by HIF food guru, Helen from Scrummylane. According to Helen, "This is the easiest and yet surely one of the tastiest one-pot chicken dishes you could ever make." Just bake the chicken and potato wedges together drizzled with an olive oil, lemon and oregano marinade. Perfect served with a traditional Greek salad.
Category:Recipes
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