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EASTER: CHOCOLATES AND YOUR PET – A DEADLY COMBINATION

As we brace ourselves and make plans for a fun filled easter weekend, let’s make sure a trip the veterinary emergency unit isn’t part of that plan. Easter poses many threats to our furry friends in the form of delicious but deadly treats including chocolate and raisins. Easter means chocolate in any language. It has […]

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HOLIDAYING WITH YOUR PET

Don’t forget your pet these school holidays – Here are some ideas the team at Animal Emergency Service has put together for you. We spend nearly every day with our four legged children, walking them, feeding them and caring for them. Pet ownership in Australia is among one of the highest worldwide and they are […]

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DANGEROUS HOUSEHOLD HIDING PLACES – More common than you think

By Dr. Clare Peterson Being decedents of desert animals, cats exhibit heat seeking behaviours as they are hard-wired to  thrive in more toasty climates. These behaviours include seeking out that one patch of sun to stretch out in, crawling onto their owners comfy lap or seeking out the heat vent in the house to wrap […]

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Recruitment Opportunity – Emergency & Critical Care Veterinarians

We are currently accepting applications for full time, part time or casual Veterinarians seeking work on the Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast.The Animal Emergency Service (AES) operates emergency practices in Brisbane, Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast. Our hospitals are equipped with digital X-Ray, ultrasound, endoscopy, full laboratory and on site access to CT and […]

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Choosing The Right Pet Insurance Policy: What to look for when choosing pet insurance for your furry family member

By Kelly Hodge As emergency vets, time and time again we are reminded of how crucial it is for pet owners to invest in a solid pet insurance policy in case their beloved cat or dog falls ill or is involved in an accident. But with so many options now available, how do you know […]

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The Wrath of Grapes: A delicious treat for us, a deadly treat for your pet.

By Dr. Clare Peterson It seems these days, when you are browsing social media, that everything is bad for you. Everything causes cancer, you should only feed your kids ‘x’ amount of sugar, grains are destroying your immune system etc. Its hard to decipher what is actually harmful to us or our pets and what is just hype. […]

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Seizures and Your Pet

By Dr Alex Hynes What to do if your pet has a seizure: some useful tips and information. Seeing the furry friend you love have a seizure can be a very stressful and scary situation. It’s important not to try to restrain your pet, especially in the facial area, when they are having a seizure. […]

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How To Greet A Dog

By Rebecca Lewis While we want to be every dogs’ friend there are certain ways to safely go about approaching your new furry friend. Recently Animal Emergency Service ran a booth at New Farm Park, giving first-time animal owners free vet advice and answering pet questions. One of the most repeated questions that was asked […]

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New Years Eve Fireworks And Your Pet

They are not fun for everyone – how to prepare your pooch and bring in the new year safely. While fireworks to us might be the symbols of celebration, festive spirit and a fresh start to a new promising year – to our pets it can be a night of explosions, terror and fear. More […]

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Choosing The Right Boarding Facility For Your Pet

Consider these important elements when choosing your furbaby’s temporary home. As much as we’d all love to take our cat or dog with us on holiday or a work trip, unfortunately, that’s not always possible. In cases where a family member or friend can’t provide appropriate care for your furry friend while you are away, […]

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