Dog Pregnancy and Whelping

Pregnant Dog

Pregnancy and Whelping Bitches can whelp (give birth) 55 – 70 days after mating. In general, the expected date of whelping is around 63 days after the last mating. More accurate prediction can be made if your bitch’s cycle is monitored by vaginal smear or blood testing. Is my bitch about to go into labour…

Read More

Chronic Kidney Failure In A Cat

By Dr Phil Sacks Kidney failure is a very common problem in older cats. As a veterinarian in private practice explaining the cause, prognosis and treatment and possible prevention of kidney disease is an every day occurrence. To start all pets should see a veterinarian at least once a year for a general clinical examination.…

Read More

Cat Vaccination

Vaccination has revolutionised control of infectious disease in our pets. It is essential that all pets are adequately vaccinated to help protect the pet population as a whole. Responsible pet care requires kittens to be given their initial course of vaccinations, but this cannot protect them for the rest of their lives. Adult cats require…

Read More

Bad Breath In Dogs

Bad breath

Halitosis in Dogs What specific dog breeds are more prone than others to halitosis? Specific dog breeds (for example, toy breeds) are known to have more often gum disease, and therefore more often bad breath. Most common Miniature poodle crosses and Spaniel crosses with lip fold pyoderma Do flat-nosed breeds often develop severe halitosis? Is…

Read More

AQIS Veterinarian – Things You Should Know

Dr. Phil Sacks

Dr Phil Sacks is an AQIS veterinarian , that has been helping with pet export for many years. Dr Phil Based in Melbourne is a companion animal export veterinarian. We do rabies vaccination and accredited testing for export. Companion animal export veterinarians are certified and accredited by Australian quarantine services. The Department of Agriculture and…

Read More