Does Your Dog Have Difficulty Breathing?


   Have you ever wondered what can be done to help those squishy face dogs like British Bulldogs, Boxers, Pugs and French Bulldogs (also known as brachycephalic breeds), to breathe that little bit easier? Due…

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Fun Facts – Animal Sleep Patterns


Do you think your pet sleeps a lot? Well here are some fun facts. Dogs sleep an average 12-14 hours per day, while cats sleep an average of 12.5 hours a day. Horses and elephants…

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Welcome Jade Bridge – Practice Manager


In January we welcome back our first nurse from maternity leave, Jade Bridge. Jade has been very busy over the past 6 months, raising her son Cohen. We eagerly welcome her back to the team…

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Veterinary Internship – Welcome Dr Justine Norwood


You may see a new face in our vet team over the next few months! Dr Justine Norwood (BVSc- University of Sydney) will be joining us for a 3 month rotation as part of a…

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Outdoor Cats Beware – It’s Tick Season


Care with outdoor cats as tick cases are still rampant. We are lucky to have  a choice of tablet and chew products for prevention of tick paralysis in dogs (Nexgard, Bravecto, and Simparica), but these…

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Vets Continuing Education


Melissa has just returned from the University of Qld, Gatton small animal surgery facility and getting the latest surgical techniques to improve and treat the obstructive airway problems so common in brachycephalic dogs (short nosed…

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“Ned” Finally Gets a Clear View Of The World!


18 month old “Ned” presented with a squinty and weepy right eye. Examination revealed a 4mm long wood splinter embedded within the cornea (the glassy front of the eye). As the splinter was deep with…

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Baby#5 Safe & Sound!


Nurse Jackie adds another to our baby list!  Young Jayden, now seven weeks old takes our tally to five bubs in 2017 & all healthy bouncing boys! We look forward to Jacqui returning early in…

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Four Healthy Baby Boys – One to Go!


Exciting News…..Congratulations to Leah, Kat, Jade, Jesse and partners with all their newborn baby boys – Jack, Kurt, Elliot & Cohen have recently arrived. Nurse Jacqui is imminent and the last one to go; so…

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Tick Season Is Here


We strongly urge ALL dog owning clients to preference one of the three oral brands available from the same drug class for best tick prevention; ie, Simparica, Nexgard or Bravecto. “Prevention is Better than the…

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