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...
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...
5 Common Signs Your Pet is in Pain

5 Common Signs Your Pet is in Pain

Animals suffer from pain just like humans do and whilst most pet owners believe they would know if their pet were in pain, the truth is that it can be very difficult to recognise. Being observant and knowing the signs of chronic pain could prevent your pet from...
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...
How to Care for a Senior Pet

How to Care for a Senior Pet

Getting old is something nobody wants to think about. For us humans it brings thoughts of wrinkles, memory loss and new aches and pains. Unfortunately, it’s a necessary evil for us and also for our pets. Our pets seem to hide ageing better so it’s sometimes hard...
Ethylene Glycol – A fatal ingredient for your pet

Ethylene Glycol – A fatal ingredient for your pet

Antifreeze, brake fluid and vehicle cooling system ingredients… what do they have in common? A FATAL ingredient for your pet. Have you ever heard of Ethylene Glycol? At Animal Emergency Service, we are far too familiar with the name and it literally makes our heart...