A Warning about Dogs, grapes, sultanas and raisins – KoKo

Courtesy of Puppy Tales Grapes, raisins and sultanas may cause acute renal failure (the sudden development of kidney failure) in some dogs. Even though there has been some research, the reason as to why some dogs develop renal failure after eating grapes, raisins and sultanas is still unknown. Further work is needed to understand the […]

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What to do if I eat chocolate?

Chocolate contains theobromine and caffeine, which in larger amounts is especially dangerous because pets can’t break it down and eliminate it the same way humans can. It can build up to toxic concentrations and cause multi-organ disease and failure if not treated properly. What symptoms will you see if your doggie mate eats chocolate this […]

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Fleas – dogs pest beasties

I hate fleas. They make me scratch and I can’t concentrate on playing. Here is a message from Wembley Vet Hospital. Woofs from KoKo “This summer we’ve seen an increase in enquiries from clients about fleas and flea control. Perth has a perfect climate for fleas and the recent warmth and rain is bound to make […]

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It’s summer – please keep us doggies cool

Tips to Keep Your Dog Cool (courtesy of Wembley Vet Clinic) Fresh water and shade are the most important things to provide relief from the heat. Have 2 or more water bowls around the house in case one is knocked over. Try filling small plastic paddling pools with fresh water.  Some dogs love to have […]

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An embarassing problem for dogs

Fleas Oh No! My mate Digby has fleas! He gave the secret away when Mum and I saw him scratching. His back was itching, his tail was itching and his chubby tummy showed some scratch marks. My Mum got straight on to it and dosed him with a “spot on” lotion, a bath, then some “kill […]

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