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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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How to Prevent a Very Hairy Christmas: PART 2

Dr Clare Peterson covers six common emergencies that we see come through our doors through the festive season. On Tuesday we covered ingestion of ornaments and Christmas items, chocolate and the risk of dog fights. Today we cover 3 other equally festive-related preventable emergencies that we see come through our doors traditionally at Christmas time. […]

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How To Prevent a Very Hairy Christmas: PART 1

Dr Clare Peterson covers six common emergencies that we see come through our doors through the festive season. How to prevent a very hairy Christmas: Christmas is by far my favourite time of year. Whether you celebrate this holiday or another one, the magic that surrounds this time of year is infectious. Strangely enough, it is […]

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A Guide to Managing the Storm-Phobic Pet

The storm season can be a great cause of pet anxiety -here are some simple tips to help take the edge off. As the hot summer months approach, so too does storm season. If your dogs are anything like most (completely storm-phobic), you will be dreading the first storm that hits. Depending on your pet […]

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