Primarily due to overfeeding, dog obesity is a growing problem in Australia’s pet-owning community. Canine obesity is a serious issue, and it is related to a number of health risks. Following on from our last post, on feline weight management, this week the team talk about overweight dogs: the risks; the causes; and the […]
September seems to be cat month at Karingal Vet Hospital! Last time, we talked to you about why people bring their cats to the vet; this week, we’re talking to you about the dangers of overfeeding your feline friend.
Cats are often considered to be independent creatures, capable of taking care of themselves. That isn’t entirely true. You still need to take care of your cat as you would any other pet. This week, we present to you the top three reasons clients bring the cats in to us at Karingal Vet Hospital and […]
Last time, we talked to you about what to do if your pet is in an emergency. But what do you do if you find a wild animal in need of your help? This week, the Karingal Vet Hospital team talks to you about what to do in a wildlife emergency.
Emergencies of any sort are always stressful. Pet emergencies are no different. Not knowing what to do when your animal companion has suffered harm only adds to the frustration and fear for both owner and pet. So today, we are going to talk you through what to do in a pet emergency.
Did you know that pets can also get dental disease? The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) have launched a campaign focusing on the causes and treatments for dental disease in pets. They report that periodontal disease is the most common disease found in pets, with 80% of cats and dogs over five years old having some […]
One of the services we provide at Karingal Animal Hospital is a five-week puppy school program for dogs aged between 8 and 14 weeks. Puppy school is an important part of a dog’s development and can help reduce problem behaviour. Our puppy school will help your puppy live a healthy, well-balanced life by focusing […]
Dog Arthritis Just like humans, dogs can get arthritis. Literally the inflammation of a joint, arthritis occurs when the cartilage between two bones wears away, putting the joint under excess pressure and causing inflammation, swelling and pain. At Karingal Vet, we recommend a multi-modal approach to arthritis treatment, including weight loss and exercise regimes, supplements […]
Welcome to Karingal Vet’s blog! Every fortnight we will be publishing news about the hospital and our events, pet care and training tips, and news relating to your animals’ health. We hope you’re as excited as we, and this little fella, are!
The Karingal Veterinary Hospital is open 7 days a week.
Our hours are
- 8am-8pm Monday-Friday,
- 9am-5pm Saturday,
- 9am-1pm Sunday,
* We are closed on public holidays.