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Festive Season Trading Hours [2023-2024]

Doggos in Elf and reindeer suits
Doggos in Elf and reindeer suits

Operating As Normal Except for Public Holidays

During the festive season, the clinic will be operating as per normal.

  • Monday to Friday from 8am to 5:30pm
  • Saturday from 8am to 12midday

 

Closed Public Holidays

The clinic will be Closed only on the public holidays:

  • Mon 25 December 2023 – Christmas Day
  • Tue 26 December 2023 – Boxing Day
  • Mon 1 January 2024 – New Years Day

 

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Furbaby Tips during the Festive Season

Happy paws giving a doggo a Christmas cuddle

Make a Holiday Activity Plan

Between unwrapping gifts, swimming, eating pavlova and playing board games, it can be hard to give your pet the attention they deserve during Christmas. Make a plan beforehand to ensure they are entertained all day long.

For kitty-cats, especially indoor kitties, aim for two five-minute play sessions throughout the day using dangly toys, balls, scrunched paper, cardboard boxes, interactive/treat toys, and laser pointers.

For doggos, make some frozen, stuffed Kong treats with peanut butter or salt-reduced stock as a treat or consider organising a poochy playdate or, if they’re not a fan of noise, keep them in a cool, quiet room with food, water, toys and bedding until the guests head home … or pass out.

 

Christmas Food and Your Pet

With all the yummy Christmas foods coming out, an important reminder about which Christmas delicacies you can safely share with your pets.

Dangerous items that must be taken off the menu include; cooked bones, chocolate, raisins, grapes, onions, garlic, highly fatty cuts of meat, and foods sweetened with xylitol.

Safe seasonal foods include lean cooked meat (e.g. white turkey meat), plainly cooked veggies such as pumpkin, peas and carrots, and small amounts of cut fruit such as melon, mango, bananas or blueberries.

 

Summer Heat Hazards

For more tips on how to help you doggo or kitty deal with summer heat hazards , see our Hot tips to keep your pet cool and safe this Summer.

 

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