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Pets

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  • Common questions about desexing your companion animal
    There are lots of advantages to desexing your pets - here we answer some of the most common questions about desexing and dispel some of the myths around getting your pet spayed or neutered.
  • Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus and Rabbit Vaccination in New Zealand
    Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease, also known as Rabbit Calicivirus Disease, is caused by Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) is a highly contagious, usually fatal disease that can affect all domestic and wild rabbits.
  • Dog behaviour and training
    Understanding dog behaviour and making an effort to work with your dog to teach him/her about acceptable behaviours will strengthen your relationship and make life better for you both.
  • Preparing for your new dog
    Once you have decided that you are going to bring a dog into your life (after some research and careful thinking about whether a dog is right for you and how to look after a dog), it is important that you make some preparations before getting your dog/puppy.
  • Bringing your new dog or puppy home
    Taking your new dog or puppy home is exciting, but there are a few things to consider for the best start.
  • Tips on moving house with a dog
    Moving can be a stressful experience for both dogs and owners. Here are some tips to make things easier.
  • Is a cat the right companion animal for you?
    Cats can make delightful pets, but before you decide to take on this new responsibility, please look into and consider carefully the needs of cats and remember that these animals will rely on you to meet their needs every day of the year.
  • Tips on moving house with a cat
    Moving can be a stressful experience for both cats and owners. Here are some tips to make things easier.
  • Creating an enriching home environment for your cat
    Cats may be kept indoors, indoors and outdoors but confined to your property, or as indoor/outdoor cats that are allowed to roam beyond your property. There are pros and cons to each of these choices of environment for your cat.
  • What to feed your cat or kitten
    Cats need a premium food for energy, health and happiness. Cats at different stages in their life need different types of food. Here are some tips on what to feed.
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