Covid’s Hidden Gifts for Pets at Vets

Covid’s Hidden Gifts for  Pets. Cars as Reception Rooms: It is a now an uncontestable given that it would be preferable of all cats and most dogs to be allowed to sit and wait in their owner’s cars, not sit in a vet reception area before their visit. Staying in the car outperforms any set-up […]

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Simple Ways to Keep Pets Cool & Safe in Summer.

This post was first written in 2016 to give alternatives to owners who do not have air-conditioning spaces for their dogs, rabbits or older cats to seek refuge in during hot spells.  The original version went viral and continues to have a global reach. We update this post on an intermittent basis to add new […]

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HOME ALONE PET UPDATES: PAWS AND RECOVER

Homealonepet “Sister” projects. As you are all aware, our clinic has been shining a light on the problem of animals whose sole owners are suddenly taken ill and unable to care for the pets. We were delighted to see the NSW Trustee respond and develop a guardianship program for such pets. We were keen to […]

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MATESHIP VET CLINIC FRIDAY MARCH 16TH

Mateship Vet Clinic Friday 16th of March. Do you know someone, or are you someone, who because of changing life circumstances has not be able to take your beloved pet to a vet in the last couple of years? Are you that genuine person who would never have an unpaid bill or take a service […]

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Alert: Bush Fire Winds and Eye conditions in Pets. 

We are starting to see cases of irritated and sore eyes in dogs, most likely caused by the ash content of the winds coming off the recent National Park Bush Fire. We are asking All pet owners to check their pet’s eyes daily for the next 7 days and watch for signs of redness and […]

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Pretty Poisons in the Yard Series: Duranta.

OPAL Score:3 Duranta Erecta. Poisoning in dogs and cat produced drowsiness, hyperesthesia, and tetanic seizures in all affected animals with evidence of alimentary tract irritation (vomiting, gastric and intestinal haemorrhage, diarrhoea, melaena) in five dogs and the cat. Duranta can cause skin irritation as well. Duranta erecta [Yeerongpilly 24 Jan 2005] Flowering twig B & […]

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