All posts by Rhys Martin

Lumps and bumps on your pets should not be ignored

Lumps and bumps are a very common occurrence in pets both young and old, but especially in our ageing animals. It’s a serious matter, because one third of all tumours found in our pets are found on the skin. A simple, regular check of your pet’s body once a week may save his/her life. A tip is to … Continue reading Lumps and bumps on your pets should not be ignored

Team member spotlight, Sharnie

Sharnie – Practice Manager I have been lucky enough to work in the animal industry for a little over 12 years and have been veterinary nursing for 10 years throughout different clinics. I joined the team here in April 2019 as the practice manager after moving from Melbourne. During my time nursing, I have gained … Continue reading Team member spotlight, Sharnie

Dusty – sultana/grape toxicity

Dusty is a gorgeous, energetic, but mischievous five-month-old Kelpie puppy. Dusty is like most puppies her age, constantly exploring her environment and getting into things she shouldn’t. Unfortunately, this time Dusty decided to raid the pantry and managed to eat around 200-300g of sultanas. Although sultanas are a healthy snack for humans, did you know … Continue reading Dusty – sultana/grape toxicity

Congratulations Dr Ashlee

We Just wanted to congratulate Dr Ashlee for recently achieving and obtaining her membership in Small Animal Medicine from The Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists. Dr Ashlee underwent 18 months of intense study and was required to sit two written exams and an oral exam in front of a panel of examiners. … Continue reading Congratulations Dr Ashlee

Tick season is upon us!

IXODES holocyclus, or the paralysis tick, is found along the East Coast of Australia. With the onset of the warmer weather, we are starting to see tick paralysis cases early this year. Their natural hosts are Australian mammals, such as bandicoots, possums and wombats, which are immune to their toxin. Unfortunately, domestic pets are not. … Continue reading Tick season is upon us!

Meet our newest team member, Renee

We welcome Renee, our newest VetLove team member. Having completed her Certificate II in Animal Studies in 2018, Renee is now working towards becoming a qualified veterinary nurse. Renee aspires to learn and improve as much as she can to become the best nurse possible, with a keen interest in surgical nursing. As an of … Continue reading Meet our newest team member, Renee

National Desexing Campaign

If you have not already done so, now is a good time to get your pet desexed. Or, if you know someone who has just adopted a new pet that will need desexing soon, they have until 31 August to receive some great discounts. VetLove is supporting the RSPCA’s Operation Wanted campaign and encouraging the … Continue reading National Desexing Campaign