As the COVID-19 – or novel coronavirus – continues to develop and evolve, the team at Northcote Animal Hospital would like to reassure all pet owners that we are doing everything we can to protect our customers, staff and the wider community. This has meant the introduction of certain […]
Looking for tips and tricks for safe car travel with cats and dogs?
Everyone who has a pet will know how difficult it can be to take a spontaneous weekend away, or a trip down to the beach for the summer.
How will you keep your cat or dog secure in […]
Nutrition is the foundation of health for animals—the dictum ‘you are what you eat’ applies just as much to animals as it does to humans. If you’ve made the decision to welcome a pet into your life, then you need to ensure that you know exactly what they need […]
Whether you have a cat, dog, horse, rabbit, guinea pig or even a rescued wallaby, you need to keep on top of their dental health to ensure they have a long, happy and healthy life.
Unfortunately, pets don’t display the same signs and symptoms that humans commonly deal with when […]
Rabbits are common family pets due to their cute appearance, inquisitive nature and individual personalities. Unfortunately a new strain of Calicivirus has been recently identified in metropolitan Melbourne, which is threatening the health and wellbeing of these cute pets. Calicivirus is highly contagious and quite deadly for rabbits, both […]
Going on a holiday is something everyone looks forward to, but you’ll be able to enjoy your holiday a lot more if you know that all your loved ones are safe and sound – and that includes your feline friends.
Anyone that loves their cat understands that it’s pretty difficult […]
Welcoming a new puppy into your home is an incredibly exciting time—the whole family will light up the sight of your newest family member bounding around your home.
However, it’s vitally important to remember that this excitement needs to be tempered with an understanding of the responsibility that you have […]
Our pets come in all shapes and sizes and go much further than cats and dogs. Frequently children are introduced to caring for animals, when parents introduce a rabbit into the family. Sometimes our older clients opt for birds as a companion animal, or those without outdoor spaces find […]
We understand how much you love your pup and appreciate that you have a lifetime of good times ahead. Bringing home the newest member to your family is usually a very exciting time for the owners and we tend to become over excited and quickly overwhelmed with the responsibilities […]
We know better than anyone that your pet is an important member of the family. We understand that if they get sick you want them to receive the best medical care. Sometimes surgery is the only option for humans and this can be the case for our furry friends […]