If your pet needs veterinary care (including vaccinations and routine checks) AND: You have not been overseas within the past 14 days You have not been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case You are NOT experiencing symptoms of fever and respiratory disease AND you don’t need or wish to self-isolate Then it is business as … Continue reading A practical guide to visiting VetLove
Meet Bella, an adorable 12-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier, who got a sudden fright and decided to jump off her owner’s two-storey balcony. Unfortunately, it was not a soft landing and she fell straight onto concrete, where the impact caused a broken canine tooth, bruised liver and torn ligaments in her wrists (carpal hyperextension). Bella had … Continue reading Not all superheroes can fly
Working in a veterinary clinic brings the brightest of smiles to our faces, even on the toughest days. And it is always a joy to treat Australia’s amazing wildlife! This beautiful little echidna was recently brought in for an examination. The kind person who found him had noted he was very slow moving around, not … Continue reading Echidna you not!
Cute couple Greta and Gustav, a pair of Pekin ducks, visited Dr Chris at our Ashgrove clinic recently. Their human parents had noticed some terrible lesions on the bottom of their feet, so they came into the clinic to see Dr Chris straight away. Dr Chris examined them both, although Greta got very worried about … Continue reading Meet Greta and Gustav
Need pet supplies? We’ve got you covered. Our VetLove team is working hard to ensure we keep providing you with the service you know and love, so you can continue shopping without having to worry about your pet missing out on essential foods, prescription diets, parasite prevention, worming, shampoos and treats. Know anyone who needs … Continue reading Need pet supplies?
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Does your animal get super nervous during a storm? Storm phobia or anxiety is a very common problem, particularly in dogs. Phobias are an exaggerated irrational response to something that is often not dangerous. Storm phobias are often initially triggered by loud thunder. Affected animals become sensitised and start reacting to earlier signs that predict … Continue reading Storm season is here
Ruby is a lovely one-year-old Golden Retriever who came to see us at VetLove Ballina a few months ago as she was having trouble with her hind legs when walking. Her wonderful pet parents knew something was not right for her to be having trouble with mobility at such a young age. On examination, she … Continue reading Not so hip for young Ruby
Meet Cody, a very lucky and a little sad five-year-old Labrador who survived an Eastern brown snake bite. Immediate action by his pet parents, antivenom and three-days hospital care saw Cody fully recover at home and get back to normal life. Australia is home to many venomous snakes, and with the weather warming up these … Continue reading Hot weather brings snakes into suburbs