Category Archives: Dog Tips

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

’Tis the season to be careful!

We all love our pets to be part of Christmas celebrations, but we need to be extra careful during this time as there are so many unknown dangers. Christmas week is a busy time for tummy upsets at our VetLove clinics. Fatty, rich food like ham offcuts, ham bones, trimmed steak and sausages left over … Continue reading ’Tis the season to be careful!

Are you travelling with your pet this holiday season?

Here’s some travel tips to make your pet’s journey a little safer. If your pet hasn’t visited the vet lately, it might be a good time to have a check-up before they travel. If flying interstate, your pet must be medically fit to travel and be older than eight weeks and fully weaned from mum. … Continue reading Are you travelling with your pet this holiday season?

It’s the scratchy season

Ensuring you know what healthy skin looks like versus common canine skin irritations and diseases is important for your pet’s health and your sleep. Some skin problems can be sign of an underlying issue an infection or chronic irritation. What’s that noise in the night you say? Is it the sound of summer? No, its … Continue reading It’s the scratchy season

A Saliva Gland Causes Lump On Layla’s Neck

Layla is a gorgeous 7-year-old Newfoundland who was bought into our Ashgrove clinic by her owner to see Dr Caitlin Bromley. Layla’s owner had noticed an unusual lump underneath her neck about half the size of tennis ball. Dr.Caitlin collected a fluid sample from the lump using a fine needle and found there was some … Continue reading A Saliva Gland Causes Lump On Layla’s Neck