Mechanical Ventilation – How? When? Why?

Mechanical Ventilation – How? When? Why?

One of the most important processes within the body is the ability to breathe. Mechanical ventilation is the act of assisting or controlling the patients’ ability to breathe. Although it is an important part of treatment in some cases, the process can cause additional...
The Pet ICU (Pet Intensive Care Unit) – Who we are & what we do

The Pet ICU (Pet Intensive Care Unit) – Who we are & what we do

The Pet Intensive Care Unit (Pet ICU) is a facility located at Underwood, Brisbane, in the same building as the Animal Emergency Service and Veterinary Specialist Services. We are one of the only purpose built animal intensive care units in the country, and take on a...
5 Signs Your Pet Needs an Emergency Vet

5 Signs Your Pet Needs an Emergency Vet

Do you know when you need to take your pet to the vet? Whilst it might be easy if there is an obvious issue such as an open wound, active bleeding or they have been involved in an accident, but what about the hidden illnesses?  If you detect any of these symptoms in...
A Warning About Pet Safety on Beaches and Waterways

A Warning About Pet Safety on Beaches and Waterways

The Animal Emergency Service is concerned about the number of fish hook injuries we’re seeing at this time of year and we have a warning for all South East Qld pet owners. While fish hook injuries are common given our love for spending time outdoors, we...
Diabetes in Pets: Symptoms, Treatments & Complications

Diabetes in Pets: Symptoms, Treatments & Complications

Diabetes is a disease that most people have heard of but not a lot of people know that our pets can also become diabetic and it is actually a common illness that we treat. What is diabetes? Diabetes is caused by an abnormality in the way our bodies use sugar. The...
AES & VSS Carrara Celebrating 10 years

AES & VSS Carrara Celebrating 10 years

Make sure you Save The Date! Animal Emergency Service and Veterinary Specialist Services are excited to celebrate our 10th Birthday and we want you to join us. Come along, meet our team and join us in the festivities. We’re still planning this fun day and will...