Teddy Bear was in trouble

Teddy Bear was in trouble

We met Teddy Bear, the German Shepherd puppy, after his owners noticed he had been feeling unwell for days, gradually becoming weaker after bouts of vomiting.  The usually spritely German Shepherd was admitted to Animal Emergency Service Jindalee and assessed on the...
Top 4 Beach Dangers for Dogs

Top 4 Beach Dangers for Dogs

1. Salt Water Toxicity Salt toxicity or hypernatremia (excessive body sodium)  occurs when there is too much sodium in the blood. This Electrolyte (or body salt) imbalance occurs when there is excessive sodium in the body, or possibly a decrease in body water. How...
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...
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...