What to Do If You’ve Found Injured Wildlife

What to Do If You’ve Found Injured Wildlife

For assistance with the capture, transport or care of wildlife please contact either the RSPCA (1300 ANIMAL) or Wild Care Australia (07 5527 2444). As an emergency service we look after more than just your pets, we often take in injured or orphaned wildlife as well....
What to Do If Your Pet Licks a Toad

What to Do If Your Pet Licks a Toad

With the arrival of warmer weather and rain, we expect the number of cane toad (Rhinella marina) victims to increase across veterinary clinics.  With their intriguing hop across the yard, our inquisitive pets, especially terrier type dog breeds and the occasional cat...
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...