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...
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...
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...
5 Common Signs Your Pet is in Pain

5 Common Signs Your Pet is in Pain

Animals suffer from pain just like humans do and whilst most pet owners believe they would know if their pet were in pain, the truth is that it can be very difficult to recognise. Being observant and knowing the signs of chronic pain could prevent your pet from...
How to Be Prepared for a Pet Emergency

How to Be Prepared for a Pet Emergency

We’ve all been there. That terrifying moment when you realise it could be life or death for your beloved pet. Your heart is racing, a million thoughts are running through your head, you panic because you don’t know what to do. Whether it be a dog fight, car accident,...