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BLACK CAT FRIDAY: FRIDAY 13th and the Humble Feline

  Friday 13th, or ‘Black Friday’ is known as one of the unluckiest days of the year. Superstition has plagued society through the ages with traces of these beliefs carrying into modern day culture leaving our beloved black cats the misunderstood victims. According to the RSPCA black cats are substantially less likely to be adopted, […]

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Our Favourite Cafes for You and Your Dog

Working night shifts at the Animal Emergency Service means we often miss couch cuddle time with our pets. The solution – including them into our day-to-day activities like coffee dates, but picking genuinely dog-friendly cafes with fantastic menus can be a needle in a haystack! We would love to share a few of our personal […]

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Dr Google and The Dangers of Inducing Vomiting in Your Dog

Imagine this; you walk into the kitchen to find the cupboards spilled open and your very guilty looking dog staring back at your. The baking chocolate everywhere, somehow they found those raisins in the back of the pantry too! We know this is every pet owner’s worst nightmare and panic mode can set in. You […]

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Counting Down Our Top Three Easter Emergencies

Life in an emergency hospital is incredibly fast-paced and exciting. We love what we do, and the most satisfying part of our job is seeing your pets return home healthy. We do believe however, awareness and prevention is better than cure, so let’s countdown our top three Easter emergencies.  1. Raisin Toxicity Did you know […]

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Why is Chocolate Toxic to our Pets?

Wouldn’t it be nice if the world was chocolate? Easter and chocolate are a universal combination but it can also involve a trip to the emergency hospital when our pets join in on the fun. With all that chocolate floating around it is inevitable at the Animal Emergency Service that we are going to be […]

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Introducing PICU – The Pet Intensive Care Unit

Similar to the intensive care unit of your local hospital, the Pet Intensive Care Unit (PICU) at Underwood is a highly specialized department providing urgent care to critically ill patients. Staffed around the clock, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by our team of expertly trained vets and vet nurses, PICU ensures that […]

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Permethrin Poisoning in Cats: The Dangers of Topical Flea Treatments

Fleas, ticks, mites, mosquitoes! No-one wants to have their furry friends plagued by these nasty critters and above all, no-one wants these nuisances in their house. To prevent unwanted infestations there are many different products on the market today that can help to protect pets and homes against these common ‘ectoparasites’. The problem is that […]

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Dog Attacks – The Tip of the Iceberg

Unfortunately, dog attack cases are a regular occurrence through our hospital doors. The Australian lifestyle of outdoor living, dog park visits and our tendency to include our pets in our day-to-day activities, brings the entire family together. It does, however, also allow our pets to come in contact with unfamiliar doggy faces and new surroundings. […]

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Killing with Kindness

The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle By Ashleigh Ehrmann There is no question regarding how much we, as Australians adore our pets. They are being treated more like children than ever before and nothing makes us happier than a well loved pet! Pets have so much to offer. They provide company, endless […]

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Valentines Day Vs Toxic Flowers: Make the right choice

Valentines day: A day where we celebrate the purity of all that is love and romance! Historical customs of this particular day has men rushing about buying bouquets of flowers to surprise their significant others but this can be a deadly decision. A surprise for many is the fact that some of these expressions of […]

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