*** Accident or Illness ***
Sometimes during a pet stay, emergencies will arise. It is important to remain calm, but act quickly. If a pet becomes ill or gets injured, the pet sitter ...
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018 at 5:25 PM
What to do if a Pet Escapes during a Stay
In case a pet escapes, the pet sitter should: Inform the pet owner and/or their emergency contact about what has happened and have good communication with...
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018 at 5:22 PM
Non-Life Threatening Pet Medical Issues
For non-life threatening Vet issues, we recommend the use of phone or video using skype or facebook.  You can try iVet if you are in Darwin or VetChat if y...
Sun, 29 Dec, 2019 at 5:58 PM
How to transport an injured pet
Transporting an injured dog After identifying an injury or illness, the next step is to safely transport your dog to the nearest veterinarian. Improper tec...
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017 at 5:59 PM
How to give CPR to a Pet
Always lay them on their right hand side. See procedures from the AEC website here: http://www.aecvets.com.au/docs/Updated%20Info%20Sheets/CPR-for-your-...
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017 at 5:11 AM
Bloat - Emergency
Bloat is a condition in which the stomach becomes painfully distended by gas or food, and is known as gastric dilation. The bloated stomach has a tendenc...
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017 at 5:42 AM
Urinary tract blockages in Cats - Emergency
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017 at 5:44 AM
A dog has developed Hot Spots during a stay
“Hot spots” are a common type of skin irritation in dogs and tend to be more prevalent in the warmer months The underlying cause is often difficult to i...
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017 at 12:42 AM