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Pet Food Toppers

Pet Food Toppers

This blog post covers food toppers, they types available, when to use them and how they are different from pet probiotics.

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Pet Food Standard and Regulations 

Pet Food Standard and Regulations 

Image source: pxhere.com Read the Fine Print The fine print states that the self-regulated pet food industry is tasked to abide by the Australian Standard for the Manufacturing and Marketing of Pet Food Standards (The Australian Standard AS5812).  The RSPCA...

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Weight Management

Weight Management

Image source: pxhere.com Worried about your pet’s weight?  Here’s where to start: Recognise your pet may have a weight issue. Book a check-up with The Village Vets to rule out health issues. Work with us to create a realistic and achievable Weight Management...

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Heat dangers for companion animals

Heat dangers for companion animals

Heat stress can develop quickly in pets and livestock, and can be lifethreatening. Heat stress occurs when an animal’s body is unable to cool itself enough to maintain a healthy temperature. Heat stroke Heat stress can rapidly progress to heat stroke, which is a...

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What types of bones (if any) should I feed my dog?

What types of bones (if any) should I feed my dog?

Are bones good or bad for your dog? In short – yes, bones can be very good for your dog. The mechanical action of chewing the meat off a bone helps to remove plaque, which then minimises the formation of tartar (calcified plaque). Giving your dog bones regularly can...

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