Stray Animal Laws

Stray Animal Policies and Why Vets are not Pounds

What to Do – And – Not to Do when You Find a Stray Animal After reading a highly inaccurate story on a Local Facebook Group involving a Stray Dog and Our Practice – we thought it important to present the real facts and Laws that govern how stray animals need to be dealt with. […]

Hydrotherapy for Dogs

Why Hydrotherapy – Underwater Treadmill is not for all Dogs

Underwater Treadmill or Hydrotherapy is not a complete Rehabilitation Program We get regular enquiries from people who have been advised to book their dogs in for Underwater Treadmill therapy to assist in recovery after orthopaedic surgery or other musculo-skeletal conditions. While aquatic therapies such as Underwater Treadmill (UWTM) or pool swimming can be extremely beneficial […]

Cheap Vet Fees

The Truth Behind Cheap Vet Fees

Why Best Practice can’t compete with Low Cost Vet Care In these times when many budgets are tight it’s only natural to try and get the best price for anything we buy. Whether that be groceries, phone services, Clothing, Car repairs, Hairdressers, products, Insurance premiums or anything else – we all look to compare providers […]

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How to avoid this senseless Death in Puppies

If it’s one thing that always deeply gets to us it’s the suffering or death of any animal that could have been so easily avoided. This story reflects just one of these situations that we see – more often that we should. Hopefully, by publishing this story we can help avoid further unnecessary suffering and […]

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Anaesthesia Free Dentistry vs Professional Veterinary Dental

Is Anaesthesia – Free Dentistry the Right choice for Your Pet? Since being introduced in Australia – Anaesthesia Free Dentals are becoming a popular option for people who don’t want their pet going under Anaesthesia. That being said – there doesn’t seem to be a lot of information out there comparing AFD’s with Professional Veterinary […]

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7 Ways We can Help Your Dog with Osteoarthritis

Modern Ways to Manage Arthritis in Dogs It’s well known that dogs can suffer from Osteoarthritis as they get older – just like we do. Even though there is no cure for this condition, the good news is – there are lots of  ways we can help keep your dog comfortable and active all year […]

Vet Feedback

The Hidden Truth about Veterinary Feedback

Is Your Feedback Helpful or Harmful? All humans, being the social creatures we are – not only need feedback, we thrive on it. Feedback helps us grow, improve and contribute to the world in meaningful and better ways. And sure – we all accept that feedback for improvement isn’t always positive; negative feedback is often […]

Equine PPID Cushing's Disease

Could Your Horse Have Cushing’s Disease?

Equine Cushing’s Disease (PPID) One of the main reasons we are exploring this topic is because just in the past few weeks we have treated several horses for un-diagnosed Cushing’s Disease. Equine Cushing’s is properly known as Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID). What this means is that a gland in the horses brain (pituitary gland) […]

Equine Colic

Equine Emergencies. Are You Prepared?

 The Day Your Horse becomes Seriously ill It’s certainly not uncommon – at least not around here for some of you to own a horse for sport or pleasure but unlike smaller furry companions, managing their needs when they become sick or are injured presents a whole different set of challenges. Fact – Most Owners […]

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Are Your Pet’s Microchip Records Up to Date?

 If Your Pet is Lost – Can we Find You? Faces like these staring out of cages are commonplace across pet shelters, pounds and Vet Clinics across our community. It is not unusual for people to bring wandering pets into local vet clinics to keep them safe while staff try and identify who they belong […]