Practical Tip-Dietary Discretion Cat Collars-an exception to the rule

As you all know, I am not a fan of cat collars for most cats. However, we found these collars at a vet conference overseas. The main intent is to stop neighbours feeding an outdoor roaming cat especially one who is on a medical diet. We find this secret unauthorised feeding of someone else’s pet to […]

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RABBIT CALICI VACCINATION CLINIC MARCH 21ST

We are aware Calicivirus vaccination in rabbits is a stressful and controversial topic causing great conflict in owners and in vets alike. The situation is far from ideal. We have to choose what we find is currently having some effect and doing no harm. The historical background to our decision is below the information on […]

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Health Risks in Companion Pets Fed Raw Diets

Health Risks in Companion Pets Fed Raw Diets. The latest RMB news from an Australian University: https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/raw-chicken-linked-to-paralysis-in-dogs is that there is now another sinister disease linked to the feeding of raw bones. This peer-reviewed paper was published in 2018. Newly arrived French specialist vets in Australia noted a condition not uncommon here but very rare in […]

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MORE THINGS HOT AND USELESS AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS.

MORE THINGS HOT AND USELESS AND POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS. Whilst I am on the topic of all things hot and useless for dogs, would anyone have a photo or image of synthetic grass or fake plastic grass they could allow me to share on this site.? I have No idea where the idea that fake grass […]

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Silent Auction/Secret Bid Fun

Silent Auction: Having some Fun from an error. We have been sent the wrong bag of food from our supplier and it is just not worth the drama and paperwork sending it back. The food is a great food and one we recommend but we just don’t have space in our clinic for items that […]

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Dermcare Veterinary Skin Products Raffle

We have a beautiful Pet Derm Hamper to give away free to one of our App users. All Australian-made (Dermcare) veterinary topical skin products created and produced by a leading veterinary Dermatologist from Brisbane. Entry in the draw is automatic if you mention our App to our nurses or re-order any food or stock items via […]

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Australia Wide Recall on Nexguard.

Australia Wide Recall on Nexguard. Whilst we don’t recommend or sell Nexguard in any shape or size or form at our clinic, we have received an alert from the manufacturers-Merial/BI- that there is a recall on one of the Nexguard range of small dog product sold after July 2017. The issue seems that tablets for […]

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EDUC Dog Treats RC. Product Review

EDUC Dog Treats from Royal Canin. This Dog Treat is a wonderful low salt, lower allergen, low calorie, high palatability food reward for dogs. This real hero of a treat is a huge help to vets, both in a clinic and in a pet home setting, to help calm and reward our patients. We found […]

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Flea and Tick Collars.

Flea and Tick Collars- why we don’t sell them at our clinic. Collars on cats can cause horrendous injury when the collars slip around the lower jaw or under the shoulder. These injuries called “Bridle” and “Harness” lesions require extensive and multiple surgeries to fix. To address this issue, many of the new collars have […]

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