Bullie’s Story: Bones and a Bottle Cap

Bullie’s Story: Bones and a Bottle Cap

One morning, Bullie’s owners found little their 15-week-old Bull Terrier snacking on a cooked rib bone. Suddenly, he swallowed it whole, in one gulp! The family rushed him to Animal Emergency Service immediately. Dr Brooke quickly took x-rays to see if the bone...
LJ the Russian Blue and the gladiolus flower

LJ the Russian Blue and the gladiolus flower

LJ, the 2-year-old Russian Blue, was rushed to the Animal Emergency Service Gold Coast hospital collapsing at home. The culprit? Earlier in the day, he had ingested a small piece of gladiolus flower – a toxic plant for cats.   Many flowers can be toxic to cats...
Pet ICU Blood Bank & K9 Hero Program

Pet ICU Blood Bank & K9 Hero Program

Similar to humans, sometimes our pets require life-saving blood products. In the Pet Intensive Care Unit at Underwood, we have developed a blood donor program to assist with the collection and storage of these products so that they are on hand as required.   Due to...
Introducing PICU – The Pet Intensive Care Unit

Introducing PICU – The Pet Intensive Care Unit

Similar to the intensive care unit of your local hospital, the Pet Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Underwood is a highly specialized department providing urgent care to critically ill patients. Staffed around the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by our team of...