RENOVATION BACK-SAVERS SALE:50% OFF KONGS. REDUCTION IN HILLS FOOD

1) To save our backs having to move large bags of food back and forth, we are selling some of our larger bags of Hills food at a reduced price. Hills Puppy: Large Breed 12kg bag-$110. Hills Adult-Large Breed Light 12kg-$110. Hills Puppy 15kg-$115(includes free Kong Medium Dental chew). Strictly on First In basis-no rainchecks […]

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Disruption of Service March 19-23rd 2022

We hopefully are having some renovations done from Sat-Weds which will mean disruption to the clinic hours. For those 4 days only-we will be accessible using the back door of the clinic. It would greatly help the nurses if anyone due to refill their medications or food next week, could ring and let us know […]

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Pet Urine Sample Collection made Easy

Often owners have difficulty collecting urine samples at home from their dogs. We encourage all owners to have a dedicated spare flat handled soup ladle set aside with their pet’s belongings so when the vet asks you to bring in a sample from your pet, there is no delay. To save bad backs from too […]

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Pet Food Shortages: Using Big Bags Safely

Due to the on-going shortages of food supplies for pets, many pet owners have had to resort to buying larger bags of food than they would normally use. To help ensure the food in these bags stays fresh and safer for longer, we have put together a short summary of tips and posts we have […]

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Pet Medication & Food Supply over the Festive Season.

To avoid supply issues for food and medication in general over the holiday season, it would be safer to check this week if you have enough pet supplies at home now to get through until Jan 5th. Otherwise, ring our nurses, as soon as possible, but before Tuesday 21s to have the nurses to order […]

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COVID UPDATE

As Pets cannot patrol if their owners are vaccinated or not, neither can Vets. Therefore, to be safe to our staff and to allow the clinic to be Open for all pets-All owners, regardless of their vaccination status, will have to remain Outside the clinic for the coming weeks. All but one of our staff […]

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Not Just Black and White

Enjoy some of the lovely new pups visiting the clinic in recent days.

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Dachshund Delights

We were privileged to be given this wonderful litter of NINE Dachshund puppies to be vaccinated by us last week. Enjoy the heart-stealing eyes of this amazing breed and also the more unusual colour patterns in this litter

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HEALTH ALERT FOR JONES BEACH & KIAMA HELIPAD PARK

HEALTH ALERT FOR JONES BEACH & KIAMA HELIPAD PARK(update29/06/21 at the end). A very diligent owner has contacted our clinic in relation to a number of dogs experiencing an outbreak of severe vomiting and malaise in the Kiama area. The first known case appears to have fallen ill on Sunday. The common factors amongst those […]

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Who is in the House?

Ensure the sound is on for this video. Imagine being alone in your house and waking up to hear this sound coming from the laundry! Despite sounds to the contrary, this big baby doesn’t normally have any airway disorders.

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Drug-Free Therapy for your Pet’s Winter Aches & Pains.

Drug-Free Therapy for your Pet’s Winter Aches & Pains. As soon as the cold weather hit some weeks ago, we have had a constant stream of our joint and arthritis pets booking in for a much needed medical Laser therapy session. As vets, we continue to be amazed at how much the pets improve on […]

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Covid Conditions of Entry Update

COVID ENTRY CONDITIONS. Two persons can come inside with the pet i.e. 2 Adults or 1 adult + one child. Parents/Minders can still avail of the option to remain in their car with babies and sleeping children and for only the pet to come inside. Totally optional, however many parents have loved having this alternative […]

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Leptospirosis, ‘Rat Disease/Sydney Dog Disease’ ‘Lepto’ Information Update.

As Leptospirosis is location specific with regards to risk and vaccine protection, the information in this post relates only to our clients in the Illawarra, not to other parts of Australia or overseas. The behaviour of the vaccines in this disease also cannot be used to understand how Parvo, Distemper, Canine Cough vaccines work, they […]

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Noise,Thunder, Firework Fear in Pets.

A Guide to Assist in the Management of Noise Fears. Owner Interaction. Remain positive and attentive to your pet. Remember dogs especially, read your facial movements and can pick up your blood sugar levels, adrenaline and in some cases, your blood-pressure! You not only have to ‘look’ calm and up-beat around your dog, you have to […]

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EASTER MEDICATIONS ALERT

Fur-Parent Medication Alert. We need you Now to calculate if you have 9-10 days remaining of any medication and foods etc your pet needs. If not, then err on the side of caution and phone or contact  the vet clinic before 4pm this Wednesday 31st Match. This will help ensure we can either set supplies […]

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Health Alert: Ehrlichia Canis;Brown Dog Tick Disease

By now most owners will have seen news media outlets alerting everyone, Australia-wide to this emerging dog disease. There is Zero need for our clients to panic. There are 2 parts to the disease: Prevention and Treatment. Treatment is totally effective with appropriate safe, commonly used medication as long as you present your dog early […]

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Bravecto Spot-On XL Dog Special

$50 per vial/box We have 3 boxes at that price. Short dated. Must be applied before Feb 2021 to provide 6 months of protection up to August 2021

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Alert: New Paralysis Ticks site around Oak Flats.

Alert: New Paralysis Ticks site around Oak Flats. Wentworth Cottage Park has been the site of recent tick paralysis cases for us. Whilst it is most unusual to get paralysis tick in our immediate area, this park and also the scrubland between New and Old Lake Entrance road have both been the source of the […]

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Euthanasia: How will I know when it is time?

Euthanasia. Clients the world over ask their Vet: “How will we know when it’s time to stop?” Vets invariably & correctly reply; “You will know.” However, until the owner actually gets to that point of knowing, there is an awful lot of worrying and concern until that that moment of clarity and knowing is reached. […]

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Laser Patients

Meet Oodle, one of our Laser patients and a true little ‘Hero-man’. In addition to having a face to fall in love with instantly, he is a total sweetie and puts up with the trouble his aging 14.5 year body causes him from time to time. To see some snippets of Oodles laser sessions go […]

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