LJ the Russian Blue and the gladiolus flower

LJ the Russian Blue and the gladiolus flower

LJ, the 2-year-old Russian Blue, was rushed to the Animal Emergency Service Gold Coast hospital collapsing at home. The culprit? Earlier in the day, he had ingested a small piece of gladiolus flower – a toxic plant for cats.   Many flowers can be toxic to cats...
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...
Healthy sweeteners aren’t so healthy for your dog

Healthy sweeteners aren’t so healthy for your dog

It is common knowledge that animals can become very sick from eating chocolate, but did you know that there are many other everyday foods that are harmful to your furry friends? For instance, gum, avocados, grapes and some nuts can be toxic to animals.  What is...
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...

Killing with Kindness

The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle By Ashleigh Ehrmann There is no question regarding how much we, as Australians adore our pets. They are being treated more like children than ever before and nothing makes us happier than a well loved pet!...

Back to school? Help your pet beat the blues

Back to school and back to work. The fun of the holidays are over and the hustle and bustle of our busy daily lives has resumed. What was once a house full of energy is now all but a memory and reality of normal daily life has hit. Are you ready? Even more...