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WINTER WARMER IDEAS – Keeping your pet warm this winter

With winter announcing its presence with some chilly mornings, we are really starting to feel it. It’s important to remember that our four legged friends can get a bit chilly too! Whilst we can easily pop on a jumper, wack on our trusty Ugg boots or snuggle up to the fire, sometimes our furry friends […]

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Greyhounds – A life after racing

Last year – 2016, appeared to be year of the greyhound. Anti racing bills trying to pass through the senate, trainers getting arrested and charged for animal cruelty and many small defenceless animals that were used for live baiting being released free. Now it’s 2017 and the question lingers – what happens to all the greyhounds? Greyhounds […]

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NEW STRAIN OF CANINE PARVOVIRUS (CVP-2c) IN AUSTRALIA

What it means to Australian pets and their owners By Ashleigh Ehrmann PARVOVIRUS – A highly infection virus that even mentioning the name,  rattles most pet owners. Is it any wonder that the recent news dominating the media mentioning a new strain of the disease is causing distress in the pet owner community? For the first […]

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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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