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Dr Felicity Educational Series – Seasonal Skin Allergies

Spring is here and with summer just around the corner, Dr Felicity discusses some common skin ailments that can affect your pet during the warmer months. For many dogs the warmer weather can mean skin problems due to pollens, grasses and ectoparasites like fleas and mites. Seasonal skin allergies can cause generalised itch, hair loss, […]

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4Legs in South Australia

Are you searching for 4Legs in South Australia? Use the table below to search via postcode or suburb to find stockists in your area. For further info, drop us a line at helpdesk@4legs.com.au or call us on 1800 655 687  

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Dr Felicity Educational Series – Gastrointestinal upsets

Dr Felicity delves into the causes, symptoms and treatment of tummy upsets in dogs. What causes gastrointestinal upsets? Gastrointestinal upsets are quite common in dogs. These illnesses usually manifest with vomiting, diarrhoea or both. Affected dogs will often appear flat or generally unwell. They may refuse to eat (especially if they are nauseous) and they […]

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4Legs awarded for waste minimisation initiatives

4Legs Pet Food were winners at the recent Autralian Packaging Covenant Organisations (APCO) annual awards on August 23. 4Legs was recognised for its achievements in waste minimisation and reduction. APCO enables businesses, government and industry to design and utilise more sustainable packaging throughout the supply chain to reduce the environmental impact of packaging in Australia. […]

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Dr Felicity Educational Series – Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas is commonly seen in dogs. The pancreas lies within the abdomen, near the start of the small intestine. It produces hormones (like insulin) and also produces enzymes which are released into the stomach to aid in digestion of food. When the pancreas becomes inflamed, the disease process is called […]

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Dr Felicity Educational Series – Twisted Stomach

Dr Felicity’s Educational Series is a collection of posts dedicated to illnesses commonly associated with food. This post addresses twisted stomach in dogs. The causes of a twisted stomach or Gastric Dilation Volvulus (GDV) in dogs are not fully understood although specific risk factors have been identified from veterinary case studies and reviews. Chest depth/width […]

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Dr Felicity: Leftovers, anyone?

This month Dr Felicity Banks tackles the topic of feeding your dog leftovers. Do you feed your dog table scraps? I personally feed 4Legs most of the time, but I love nothing more that topping my precious pooches’ bowls with some salmon skin and buttered greens… Or some mashed pumpkin that my toddler emphatically rejected […]

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Dr Felicity: For the love of an old dog

In this month’s post, Dr Felicity talks about some of the tough decisions that can come up when caring for senior pets. One of the most important jobs I do as a vet is looking after senior pets. These are often animals who have loved us unconditionally and to whom owners have become very attached. […]

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Show us your #HAPPYDOGS and win!

At 4Legs we’re all about #happydogs! We love seeing and hearing about your 4-legged family members being happy and enjoying their 4Legs. Post a photo of your happy dog on our Facebook page, and you would win 1 of 3 $250 Airbnb vouchers, and have your dog featured as our Facebook cover image for a […]

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Dr Felicity’s topics: Sulphites, so what?

Dr Felicity discusses sulphite sensitivity and the effects of preservatives on our pets Sulphites are commonly used food preservatives. They prevent food from spoiling, increase shelf life and in many cases are very useful. The addition of preservatives, however, is questionable when it is used to mask the age of a food that is otherwise […]

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