Grass Seeds Pandemonium

Grass Seeds Pandemonium

Meet Panda. Panda presented to Animal Emergency Service at Carrara one weekend with acute back pain and elevated temperature. He had no previous history of spinal issues that could potentially bring on these problems and with further testing (x-rays and bloods) still,...
Shar-Pei Fever

Shar-Pei Fever

Shar-Pei What? Shar-Pei Fever! Skye’s family suddenly noticed her loss of appetite one evening. Usually a fun wrinkly ball of energy, Skye had also lost her spark and motivation to play with her other furry family members, and her pre-existing limp had worsened when...
Baclofen Toxicity – Keeva’s Story

Baclofen Toxicity – Keeva’s Story

Keeva the 2-year-old Irish Wolfhound X who presented to the Animal Emergency Service at Underwood one Sunday evening. She was brought in after her owners found her outside with their other dog and noticed she was acting abnormally. On arrival she was drooling and...
Jumping Jynx

Jumping Jynx

Cruising around on drives… feeling the sun and wind on their face… dogs enjoy even the simplest pleasures in life. Especially when they are side by side their best friend (that’s you!). Canines explore the world with their senses, in particular their smell so...
Three Ideas to Keep Your Pooch Cool on Australia Day

Three Ideas to Keep Your Pooch Cool on Australia Day

Australia Day: The day Australians spend a day by the pool, beach, or with a backyard BBQ celebrating the arrival of the First Fleet. Or, if you’re like our family, the celebration of Uncle Merv finally hitting a sixer in the third round of backyard cricket (now we...
Top 4 Beach Dangers for Dogs

Top 4 Beach Dangers for Dogs

1. Salt Water Toxicity Salt toxicity or hypernatremia (excessive body sodium)  occurs when there is too much sodium in the blood. This Electrolyte (or body salt) imbalance occurs when there is excessive sodium in the body, or possibly a decrease in body water. How...