KoKo’s Tips on better dog photography

Photograph in natural light. Inside place your dog near a white wall within window light Clear the background of any distractions Use an aperture that creates a soft blurred background. Put a treat on top of the camera to get your dog’s attention. Ask a friend to help Get down to your pet’s level to achieve a  […]

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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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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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Snakes, bees, grass seed dangers – Wembley Vet Clinic

I can’t believe it is October already!  Where have the last few months gone? We had such a long chilly winter but now the sun gets up earlier and its warm rays warm my furry body when I lay on the front veranda. This is a photo of my snake tale from a few years […]

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Walking Lake Monger with my Animal Companions

Today, Sunday Sept 11th, was a bit overcast and breezy but ideal for our 3.7km walk around the lake with my Animal Companion mates. We all usually visit individual hospitals to spend some quiet patting time with nursing home seniors, so only catch up to each other socially twice a year. At first I was […]

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