Is Your Rabbit in Danger?

  A new viral strain of the rabbit calicivirus, or Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (HVD), was released in 600 locations in March. This virus is expected to be more lethal than the current strains, especially in the wetter, colder climates. Victorian pet rabbits are particularly at risk. RHDV is spread by...
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Puppy Parenting

  Welcome to puppy parenting. As with human babies, puppies don’t come with an instruction manual. Here are some tips to get you started with puppy training. Make training a positive, happy experience. How would you like to be told off or worse still, smacked when you are learning a new...
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The Facts on the Birds and Bees/Rabbits

Rabbits are social beings and live happier, more fulfilled lives with a mate, but beware… The Facts on the Birds and Bees/Rabbit Rabbits are social beings and live happier, more fulfilled lives with a mate, but beware… Male rabbits (bucks) mature often by 4 months old. Female (does) rabbits generally mature...
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Protection from Infection

Vaccination is the only protection against common diseases that have no cure. Vaccination is the only protection against common diseases that have no cure. Who's at risk? Age is no excuse! Everyone is at risk. The young, infirm or older pets are more likely to contract more serious complications. We protect...
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Opportunity Beckons

Talented Leading Vet Nurse Required. Are you looking to lead in 2017? We require an vet nurse superstar to lead our small animal veterinary hospital nursing team. You will join a fabulous team that believes one vision ....Caring for Life. That means no only being an exemplary pet advocate and delivering...
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Nurse For A Day

We care for the young, the elderly, the sick and the healthy - our role as vet nurses is unique, just like us! We care for the young, the elderly, the sick and the healthy - our role as vet nurses is unique, just like us! Every day we face new...
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Preparing for Holidays

Packed up the van, the kids, the pets and you are on the road for a great summer break. Here’s a checklist for getting your pet ready your holidays. Are vaccinations up to date? Whether you are on the road or your pet is boarding, they are at risk of getting...
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50% of Dogs at Risk. Avoid the Heartworm Heartache

Is your pet one of the 50% dogs not protected against heartworm? Heartworms are spread by mosquito bites and lodge in the blood vessels in and around the heart. When they get large enough, they start blocking the flow of blood through the heart, leading to difficulty breathing, coughing, heart failure,...
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Brave Pet of the Month - Missy

A brave 6.5-year-old mum, a mystery illness Meet Missy. Missy presented to us because she was ill for a few days. It came as shock but, Missy was trying to give birth. Missy had a narrowed birth canal that prevented her giving birth naturally. An emergency cesarean section was necessary. Within...
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In Just 10 Minutes Heatstroke Can Be Fatal

It doesn’t take much for hot weather to make our pets really sick, particularly our senior pets, pets that are overweight Heatstroke in animals is a killer and can happen frighteningly fast. It doesn’t take much for hot weather to make our pets really sick, particularly our senior pets, pets that...
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Well Behaved Puppies Don't Happen by Accident

Stay calm! Puppy will not understand your frustration. It’s exciting getting your new puppy! They are just a bundle of joy..until... Uh oh ..there’s a smelly little deposit on the carpet! Here’s some tips to help you through the toilet training phase so the only surprises you get are chewed shoes!!!...
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I Often Get Asked How Did I Start

I often get asked how did I start. Let’s go back in time when there were no mobile or email, shops shut early on Saturdays and mixed tapes were all the rage. I often get asked how did I start. Let’s go back in time when there were no mobile or...
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