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IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION! AWLQ has seen a spike of Parvovirus cases at its Animal Rehoming Centres and Community Vet Clinics.

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION! Due to the increase in Parvovirus (Parvo) cases at our Animal Rehoming Centres and Community Vet Clinics, we urge you to book in to have your dog or puppy vaccinated against this highly contagious virus.  Parvo is potentially…

Meet and greet your friends’ pets this summer

With lots of backyard BBQs and family celebrations it’s important children and unfamiliar pets meet each other the right way. Pets are part of the family but if you don’t know a dog or cat it’s important not to overwhelm…

Stringing your pet along

This can be dangerous! Cats and kittens love to play but curiosity can also kill the cat. Play it safe with your purr-fect little playmate this season. When you unpack new clothing make sure you dispose of the plastic tags…

Christmas treats a recipe for disaster for your dog

The festive season is a foody’s delight,  but feeding certain foods, like chocolate and raisins, to your dog can be a recipe for disaster. Chocolate and dogs don’t mix! A small amount will make your dog sick, large amounts could…

Think of your pets this New Years Eve

Looking forward to your New Year's celebrations? Your pet isn't…for dogs and cats it can be a truly terrifying time of year. Their heightened sense of hearing means fireworks, and storms, are very loud and very scary. Terrified dogs can…

Christmas ornaments…how decoration can be deadly

Nothing says Christmas better than a well decorated tree. But to a dog or cat tinsel, flashing lights, glass and plastic ornaments scream playtime and adventure. Your tree’s decorations can be deadly to your four legged friend. Ten seconds is…