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Can Animals Feel Loneliness

Can Animals Feel Loneliness

Laura V

Many people wonder if, when their pet is alone during the day, they ever get lonely. Unfortunately, guilty-pet-owners out there, the answer is yes. Animals are capable of feeling a number of emotions, and loneliness is one of them. With this in mind, animal behaviourist Laura V shares some tips to help alleviate your pet’s distress when they’re left alone.

Why Is My Dog Eating Grass?

Why Is My Dog Eating Grass?

Laura V

Most dog owners have seen their dog eat grass, or heard the advice that it’s because they’re unwell, stressed, or perhaps they just like the taste. The good news is that it’s actually a very normal behaviour for our furry friends. In her latest article for HIF, animal behaviourist, Laura V explores the many different reasons why.

Preparing Your Animal for Flying

Preparing Your Animal for Flying

Laura V

Flying with your pet can be a stressful experience. Not only because of the rules, regulations and requirements, but also because us pet lovers know that flying can be hard on our fur babies. With this in mind, we caught up with Animal Behaviourist Laura V, who shares her top tips how to ensure the experience is as positive and comfortable as possible for your furry friend.

Pets of the Homeless

Pets of the Homeless

HIF Australia

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.

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Cherry Eye in Dogs

Cherry Eye in Dogs

HIF Australia
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. 
Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

HIF Australia
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.
Snake Bites and Your Pets

Snake Bites and Your Pets

HIF Australia
Armed with curiosity and natural hunting instincts it is not uncommon for our favourite four legged friends to cross paths with a snake. Particularly, as the weather starts to warm up, dogs and cats can have these encounters in local parks near water such as lakes and beaches, or even in your back yard. In this short clip with our friends at Pooches at Play, Dr. Mel discusses how important it is to recognise the signs of a bite and what to do if it happens.
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