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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Grass Seed Problems in Dogs

Grass Seed Problems in Dogs

Did you know that the humble little grass seed can be a very pesky problem for dogs? Late spring and throughout summer many dogs will collect all sorts of burrs in their coat after a frolic through long grasses. Grass seeds are a particular problem as they have an arrow like head on them. Once [...]

November 28, 2012 DrAish Dog, Dr Aish, Experts, Health, Hot Topics

Choosing the Right Dog Breed

Choosing the Right Dog Breed

If you are familiar with the breed of dog you wish to adopt you will be able to measure your expectations much better. Often, the reason people find themselves in trouble with their dog is because they have underestimated the work involved in keeping a dog, or they have chosen the wrong breed. The following questions [...]

November 21, 2012 Katarina Behaviour, Dog, Experts, Hot Topics, Katarina

Honouring the end of your pets life

Honouring the end of your pets life

Saying goodbye to your pet when they come to the end of their life is one of the hardest things you will ever have to do. It is an emotional and difficult time. Last month in Melbourne there was an inaugural memorial service at Alison Monkhouse funeral parlor honouring the memories of many lost pets. Whilst I [...]

November 14, 2012 DrAish Cat, Dog, Dr Aish, Experts, Health, Hot Topics

So the kids want a dog for Christmas?

So the kids want a dog for Christmas?

‘Can we get a puppy?’, this question is where it all begins. Your children have been pestering you for months, may be years, with promises like, ‘I promise to take care of it’ or ‘I’ll walk and train it every day’.  Let me tell you something…. that’s unlikely to happen. Children (even in to their [...]

November 8, 2012 Katarina Behaviour, Dog, Experts, Health, Hot Topics, Katarina, Training