When to go to the emergency vet

When to go to the emergency vet

Knowing when to take your pet to the emergency vet Our furry, feathery, and scaly friends can very easily find themselves in the kind of trouble which requires a trip to the vet. Whether it’s from eating something they shouldn’t have, an accident, or...
What to do if Your Pet Licks a Toad

What to do if Your Pet Licks a Toad

With the arrival of warmer weather and rain, we see the number of cane toad victims increase across veterinary clinics.  With their intriguing hop across the yard, our inquisitive pets, especially terrier type dog breeds and the occasional cat, find these toads an...
Veterinary Mechanical Ventilators (debunking the myths)

Veterinary Mechanical Ventilators (debunking the myths)

Luckily for Australia, our veterinarians have more veterinary mechanical ventilators per head of the population than in any other country. This is due to the fact our pets and wildlife face unique diseases that cause respiratory paralysis, such as tick toxicity and...
Toxic Foods for Dogs and Cats (an A – Z guide)

Toxic Foods for Dogs and Cats (an A – Z guide)

Any pet parent knows the struggle of saying no when our pets beg for food while we are trying to eat. While resisting giving our fur babies treats from our dinner plates is hard it is the right thing to do. Not only do our pets have different nutritional needs from...
Symptoms of Cane Toad Poisoning in Dogs (Toad Toxicity)

Symptoms of Cane Toad Poisoning in Dogs (Toad Toxicity)

Toad toxicity occurs when an animal ‘mouths’ a cane toad. Often our furry friends can’t resist chasing cane toads as they hop across the yard, and with their slow hop they are more often than not caught. However, once caught the cane toad’s...