Sushi: The Importance of Regular Vet Checks

Sushi: The Importance of Regular Vet Checks

Meet Sushi, a fierce young feline with a gorgeous coat of fur and a perfectly scrumptious name. Sushi visited her vet for a routine dental and groom. Being a young adult cat, she was seemingly healthy and normal as one would expect. Thankfully she has regular vet...
Staff Profile: Laura – PICU Nurse

Staff Profile: Laura – PICU Nurse

Laura Greenup Pet Intensive Care Unit Vet Nurse Certificate 4 Veterinary Nursing When did you join the Pet ICU? I joined Pet Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in April 2017 after working at Animal Emergency Service (AES) for four years. What drew you to helping animals? I...
A Little Bit of Rat Bait Goes a Long Way

A Little Bit of Rat Bait Goes a Long Way

One March evening, Ash the Border Collie was rushed into Animal Emergency Service vomiting blood. He was lethargic and could barely lift his head. Dr Gareth assessed him and immediately become concerned about how pale Ash’s gum colour was. Within two hours, Ash’s red...
Get to Know Pet ICU Core Nurse, Zoe Webb

Get to Know Pet ICU Core Nurse, Zoe Webb

Meet Zoe Webb, she is a founding member of the Pet ICU, a core nurse in our team based at Underwood and has over 20 years experience in the industry. We sat down with Zoe to ask her about her time with the Pet ICU and why she got into the veterinary industry to begin...
Lucy and the Ventolin Puffer

Lucy and the Ventolin Puffer

One Saturday afternoon, two-year-old Beagle Lucy arrived at the Animal Emergency Service – Underwood. Prior to presentation, she had been a relatively healthy dog, with only an issue of a heart murmur that had not yet required medical intervention. Lucy’s owners had...
Snake Envenomation and Pet ICU

Snake Envenomation and Pet ICU

Snake Envenomation and Pet ICU Living in South East Queensland means there is one thing we are never short of – snakes! Although we see them all year round, they tend to appear more-so during breeding season – Spring and Summer. Snakes are attracted to the warmer...