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...
Haemorrhagic Gastroenteritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Haemorrhagic Gastroenteritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

What are the Symptoms of HGE? Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE) is a condition that affects dogs and is characterised by the rapid onset of bloody diarrhoea and vomiting. This is due to the damage and subsequent death of cells lining the intestinal wall. Other...
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...
Introducing PICU – The Pet Intensive Care Unit

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...
Dog Attacks – The Tip of the Iceberg

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...