Category Archives: General

VetLove VIP Membership

Our VetLove VIP Club membership includes all the preventative Veterinary Care Services that we believe are essential for maintaining your pet’s health and well-being. Why not treat your pet to a whole year of preventative health! With huge savings for you and peace of mind you can visit all year for FREE! The VetLove VIP … Continue reading VetLove VIP Membership

MOSQUITOS: It’s Time To Buzz Off And Prevent Heartworm

During summertime there is nothing better than getting out & enjoying the great outdoors with your loyal four-legged friend. Unfortunately, the hot, humid months also bring out pesky mosquitoes. These irritating little critters can be just as annoying to your family pet as they are to you. These tiny insects not only feed on humans, … Continue reading MOSQUITOS: It’s Time To Buzz Off And Prevent Heartworm

Is Your Pets Weight A Growing Concern?

We all know that Christmas is a time for indulging and we are all guilty of spoiling our pets with our leftover’s and an excess of treats throughout the festive season. If you think your pet may have a weight problem, (this includes being underweight) then why not start off the New Year with some … Continue reading Is Your Pets Weight A Growing Concern?

Thank you from your VetLove team

Wow! What a mad year 2020 has been. We are so very humbled and grateful for enduring 2020 with huge thanks to YOU, our beloved clients. Your love of all creatures great and small has got us through dark and difficult times.  VetLove is more in love with our patients, clients and staff than ever, … Continue reading Thank you from your VetLove team

Stress Less!

There is plenty our pets could get stressed about in the coming months. Tropical summer storms, new routines due to COVID-19, separation anxiety, and the arrival of a new pet or baby, can all provide inconsistent levels of anxiety if left unchecked. What causes dog anxiety? Separation Fear Ageing Change of routine What are the … Continue reading Stress Less!

Vet Nurse Of The Year 2020

Vet Nurse Day (Friday 9th October). This day provides an opportunity to show the value and professionalism of our nurses.  One day a year we get to celebrate and acknowledge the importance of the role that our nurses perform every day to our community. Veterinary nurses are highly skilled, have ever increasing responsibilities and play a such … Continue reading Vet Nurse Of The Year 2020

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Snakes Are Starting To Emerge

Australia is home to many venomous snakes, and with the weather warming up these cold-blooded reptiles are now becoming more active and a lot more visible as they start to emerge from their winter hibernation to bask in the sun and to search for food and a mate. To discourage snakes from hanging out in … Continue reading Snakes Are Starting To Emerge

Is it safe to let your pet lick you?

According to Floyd Dewhirst, a bacterial geneticist at the Forsyth Institute and Professor of Oral Medicine at Harvard University, it is ok if your immune system is strong and you do not have any wounds on your face or mouth that would let bacteria into your bloodstream. Dewhirst and his colleagues have identified around 400 … Continue reading Is it safe to let your pet lick you?

Triple whammy for Princess the greyhound

Princess, a retired seven-and-a-half-year-old racing greyhound, came into VetLove Southside recently with a severe fractured leg. This was Princess’s second fractured leg; her first was when she was racing and only two years old, after which she retired from racing. Princess was happily playing on her seven-acre block of land when her owner, who coincidentally … Continue reading Triple whammy for Princess the greyhound

Meet Jessie

Jessie is a gorgeous 13-year-old mini Groodle. Her lovely owner found her one afternoon vomiting in the back yard and noticed she had a very bloated stomach. Jessie was immediately brought to our Nobby Beach clinic to visit Dr Ali. After a full examination and some important blood tests and X-rays, it was confirmed that Jessie had … Continue reading Meet Jessie