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...
Haemorrhagic Gastroenteritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Haemorrhagic Gastroenteritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

What are the Symptoms of HGE? Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE) is a condition that affects dogs and is characterised by the rapid onset of bloody diarrhoea and vomiting. This is due to the damage and subsequent death of cells lining the intestinal wall. Other...
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...
Counting Down Our Top Three Easter Emergencies

Counting Down Our Top Three Easter Emergencies

Life in an emergency hospital is incredibly fast-paced and exciting. We love what we do, and the most satisfying part of our job is seeing your pets return home healthy. We do believe however, awareness and prevention is better than cure, so let’s countdown our top...

Valentines Day Vs Toxic Flowers: Make the right choice

Valentines day: A day where we celebrate the purity of all that is love and romance! Historical customs of this particular day has men rushing about buying bouquets of flowers to surprise their significant others but this can be a deadly decision. A surprise for many...

NEW STRAIN OF CANINE PARVOVIRUS (CVP-2c) IN AUSTRALIA

What it means to Australian pets and their owners By Ashleigh Ehrmann PARVOVIRUS – A highly infectious virus that even the mention of the name,  rattles most pet owners. Is it any wonder that the recent news dominating the media mentioning a new strain of the disease...