How to Keep Your Pooch Cool – The Doggy Icy Pole

Create your precious pup their very own Doggy Icy Pole, by freezing a dog treat in some water in a container. This special treat not only keeps your dog hydrated while licking away at the icy pole but keeps them occupied as the ice takes its time to melt away.  What...
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...
7 Signs Your Pet Might Have Cancer

7 Signs Your Pet Might Have Cancer

The awful big ‘C’. With 1 in 3 pets being diagnosed with cancer, knowing the key clinical signs can assist you in identifying it early and giving your furry friend the best chance for treatment. What Is Cancer in Pets   Tumours are the uncontrollable...
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...