News and tips from FleaMail’s founding Vet, Dr Evan Shaw.

Is my dog or cat warm enough in winter?

Is my dog or cat warm enough in winter?

Winter has well and truly announced itself in Australia in the last month, and it's the perfect time to drag out the blankets and comfy winter clothes like the uggies if you haven't already! But WAIT, what about our besties? It’s usually this time of year that...

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Why does my dog or cat eat grass?

Why does my dog or cat eat grass?

As a Vet, I get asked regularly by worried pet owners about their dog, or cat eating grass - especially if they are eating grass and then vomiting. It’s been a long-held belief that pets (especially cats) eat grass to “tickle their throat to be sick.” But far more...

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Ticks, 7 Signs Your Dog Or Cat Has One.

Ticks, 7 Signs Your Dog Or Cat Has One.

Ticks are everywhere in Australia, and if you live anywhere near the coast, you'll know all about our dreaded paralysis ticks too. And while your dog or cat can get a tick at any time of year (they don't die off or hibernate, see here), September starts official...

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Intestinal Worms, 5 Myths You Need To Know.

Intestinal Worms, 5 Myths You Need To Know.

Intestinal Worms aren't the most pleasant topic, but every pet owner should be aware of them - along with the other nasty worms Aussie dogs & cats get and the Myths around them. So you can take the necessary steps to ensure your pet (and your hooman family) are...

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Fleas And Ticks, 5 Aussies Myths.

Fleas And Ticks, 5 Aussies Myths.

The pet world is full of furfies, and as a Vet, Dr Evan has had to treat hundreds of animals where the information found online has been incorrect. So today we're looking at some of the more “popular myths" regarding fleas, ticks and the treatments that are out there....

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