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    Dogs and Stick Injuries

    Dogs and Stick Injuries

    HIF Australia
    Many dogs love to chew sticks, carry sticks and chase sticks but did you know that they can be very hazardous to dogs? In this short clip with our friends at Pooches at Play, veterinary expert, Dr Melissa Meehan sits down with ‘Hif’ to discuss the stick injuries that can happen and how we can keep our dogs safe with some friendly alternatives.
     
    Why Vet Bills Can Sometimes Seem Expensive

    Why Vet Bills Can Sometimes Seem Expensive

    A vet clinic is a one stop shop when it comes to your pet’s health. Vets are the surgeon, the dentist, the anaesthetist, the radiologist, the pathologist, the pharmacist. Not to mention all the medical equipment required to diagnose and treat all the different species and diseases that they see. In this short clip with our friends at Pooches at Play, veterinary expert, Dr Melissa Meehan sits down with ‘Hif’ to discuss why vet bills can sometimes seem expensive.
    Dog Allergies. Symptoms, Causes, Treatments and Tips.

    Dog Allergies. Symptoms, Causes, Treatments and Tips.

    Laura Vissaritis
    Do you suspect that your dog is suffering from allergies? According to animal behaviour expert, Laura V, "The modern dog is subject to more allergens than before, but without the adapted immunity, just like us. So, let’s scratch past the surface and find out what exactly you can do for your dog who has allergies." Click through to the article to learn more about allergies in dogs, including the causes, signs, and treatments available!
    Keeping Your Dog's Teeth Free From Gum Disease

    Keeping Your Dog's Teeth Free From Gum Disease

    HIF Australia
    Did you know that gum disease is the number one cause of poor dental health in both humans, and our furry friends? But, periodontitis occurs fives times more often in dogs than in humans due to dogs saliva being more basic as well as the lack of daily brushing. In this short clips with our friends at Pooches at Play, Dr. Melissa explains how you can spot the symptoms and keep your dog's teeth free from gum disease.
    Top Reasons for Vet Visits

    Top Reasons for Vet Visits

    HIF Australia

    There are many reasons that our dogs visit the vets and for the most part this is for a general checkup, but other times things can be a little more serious and it’s important to know why. In this short clip, Dr. Melissa Meehan talks us through the top reasons why our dogs pay a visit to the vet and shares her top tips on preventive measures to put in place and the best treatment for our pooches.

    Joint and Ligament Injuries in Dogs

    Joint and Ligament Injuries in Dogs

    HIF Australia
    Just like humans, our pooches are prone to joint and ligament issues. According to Veterinary expert, Dr. Melissa Meehan, "If left untreated, they can cause permanent problems that will affect their overall happiness". In this short clip, Dr. Melissa and Dr. Chris Preston discuss the most commonly found joint injuries and the possible consequences they could have on our pets.
    Ingestion of Foreign Bodies in Dogs

    Ingestion of Foreign Bodies in Dogs

    HIF Australia
    We all know that dogs love to chew on items such as bones, socks, clothing or small toys. Thankfully, it's usually harmless fun; but according to Dr Melissa Meehan, "You'd be surprised at how many dogs end up in the emergency room with something that can't be digested, stuck in their intestine". In this short clip, Dr. Melissa Meehan talks to Veterinarian expert, Dr Chris Preston to discuss the most common foreign objects digested and the possible consequences for our pets.
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