News Corner

News Corner

Glucose v Insulin – Diabetes Unpacked

2019-08-13T12:08:55+11:00August 13th, 2019|

Just like us our furry friends can get diabetes. And like us, the diabetes can be deadly. Diabetes is a disease due to hormonal imbalances between insulin & glucose. Glucose is important for cell energy & insulin is important to convert

Delicious or Dangerous?!

2019-04-13T16:00:01+11:00April 13th, 2019|

The time of Easter is upon us. For many it holds many memories involving delicious chocolate, hot cross buns & fishing by our campsite. Unfortunately all three wonderful memories for us can result in a dangerous experience for our beloved pets.

Dental Disasters

2018-08-01T16:19:12+11:00August 1st, 2018|

Most people avoid going to the dentist & so don't think about their pet's dental health. Unfortunately our pet's need regular dental check-ups as they don't brush or floss. Surprisingly four out of five dogs & cats over the age of

Breeding

2018-05-31T21:32:55+11:00May 31st, 2018|

Many people are becoming more interested in breeding with animals. However, it's not as easy as it seems; much knowledge is needed. We offer many services to assist you on this journey, including things like hormone testing, ultrasound confirmation, casarean sections

Killer Bait!

2018-05-16T17:57:35+11:00May 16th, 2018|

Rat bait is a killer - literally! Bait is used to control the vermin population, & it works by stopping the production of clotting factors causing them to bleed to death. It works exactly the same way in dogs & cats.

Chocolate Delight

2018-03-08T12:39:08+11:00March 8th, 2018|

Easter is almost here & that means we have stockpiles of chocolate in our homes. Unfortunately as delicious as chocolate is for us, it can be fatal for our pets. Chocolate contains theobromine from cocoa beans. The amount of theobromine

Fishing for Hooks

2018-01-11T16:43:32+11:00January 11th, 2018|

Fishing is a dangerous sport for our pets. Fish hooks & lures can be potential death traps. Those sharp, often multiple, barbs latch anywhere. Even non-live bait contains attractive smells or shiny colours to catch the attention of our furry friends. The

Summer, Snakes & Stress (Part 2)

2017-11-10T16:45:44+11:00November 10th, 2017|

HEAT STRESS! We humans aren't the only ones who stress in the heat of summer; it is a serious risk to our pets too. Heat stress, a technical term, describes a severe elevation in body temperature due to an inability for

Summer, Snakes & Stress (Part 1)

2017-11-13T17:21:14+11:00November 10th, 2017|

     SNAKES!! It's summer time & with that we get to experience heat, mosquitoes & snakes. Our pets don't enjoy this time of year any more than us. Snakes are sneaky but fatal. It's highly unlikely the bite marks or

The power of Parvo

2017-09-07T11:49:53+11:00August 29th, 2017|

Imagine being stuck in a room for days on end. Your only friend is someone dressed in a weird plastic gown with a face mask and gloves. You don't get to go outside - you just stay here, get

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