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....
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...
Inspiring Vets Around the World

Inspiring Vets Around the World

Animal Emergency Service’s very own dream team, Dr Alex Hynes and Dr Gerardo Poli, were recently offered the opportunity to speak to Veterinary students about the field of Emergency and Critical Care at the Royal Veterinary College in London, and then at the Society...
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...