Bellambi Vet Blog

Dr Liz from Russell Vale Animal Clinic is the author of this blog. This is all about people, animals and veterinary life, day to day. It is full of information, opinion, and stories of the hidden aspects of a (mad) veterinarians life.

Pet Food in all Forms

Pet Food in all Forms

Some of the most common pet care questions we field are related to diet, and what will be the healthiest, safest, and tastiest diet for a much-beloved pet.

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Do you have a “Hot spot” for me?

“Hot Spots”  in our canine patients, can come up very quickly ( a matter of hours), but it can take days (or even weeks) to clear up.   There are many causes for the “hot spot”, hence having a friendly relationship with your vet does help in sorting out the whys and wherefores.

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Unexpected allergies

Unexpected allergies

If we surveyed pet owners about potential allergy symptoms in dogs and cats, most would list signs such as recurrent ear infections, generalised itchiness, paw licking, or tummy upset.

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Dental health duties

Dental health duties

Whilst most owners understand the impact of their pet’s oral health on their general health and quality of life, many may still need clarification on the practical ways to achieve excellent pet dental hygiene.

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A recommendation for regular rechecks

A recommendation for regular rechecks

Whilst annual rechecks are sufficient for monitoring the health of most young to middle-aged pets, our team recommends 6-monthly rechecks for cats and dogs over eight years of age. Why? Read on to find out!

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