How Leo the Cavoodle overcame a car accident

How Leo the Cavoodle overcame a car accident

Meet Leo, he’s a happy-go-lucky Cavoodle who always has a smile on his face. That is until one day when Leo was brought to Animal Emergency Service Jindalee in devastatingly bad shape after being hit by a car. Dr Deeanna Ho admitted and examined...
Lucca’s Paralysis Tick Survival Story

Lucca’s Paralysis Tick Survival Story

Lucca is one lucky little pup who just wouldn’t give up. One Thursday evening, Lucca wasn’t quite himself when he became wobbly on his back legs. His quick-thinking owners checked him all over and found a paralysis tick on his leg. They removed the tick and jumped in...
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...
A Pet Owners Guide to Surviving the Festive Season

A Pet Owners Guide to Surviving the Festive Season

Christmas and New Years is one of the busiest times for veterinary emergency hospitals.  Watch as Dr Alex Hynes talks you through the most common reasons that pets are brought into us and how you can keep your pet safe this festive...
Introducing Dr Ellie Leister, Pet ICU Veterinary Director

Introducing Dr Ellie Leister, Pet ICU Veterinary Director

Dr Ellie Leister is one of the Veterinary Directors of the Pet Intensive Care Unit at Underwood, Queensland. Growing up in rural NSW, on a beef cattle property, it was here that she developed a desire to work with animals. She was constantly surrounded by a variety of...
Pet ICU Blood Bank & K9 Hero Program

Pet ICU Blood Bank & K9 Hero Program

Similar to humans, sometimes our pets require life-saving blood products. In the Pet Intensive Care Unit at Underwood, we have developed a blood donor program to assist with the collection and storage of these products so that they are on hand as required.   Due to...