Category Archives: General

Hot weather brings snakes into suburbs

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

Do you have a bushfire survival plan for you and your pets?

Our hearts go out to the families and individuals who have been affected by the bushfires in NSW and Queensland. With summer finally here, the hot weather can bring many unpredictable circumstances, and if your home is located near bush, grassland or coastal areas, it is imperative you have a Bushfire Survival Plan that includes your pets. The safest option … Continue reading Do you have a bushfire survival plan for you and your pets?


Goonellabah– Part Time Veterinary Surgeon ​Goonellabah is a beautiful eastern suburb of Lismore 30km away from sunny Ballina.  With a small shopping complex near-by for your lunch breaks and of course there’s a traditional Australian Tavern close by offering a great environment for down-time. Goonellabah has everything you need! VetLove Goonellabah are looking for a passionate, self-motivated … Continue reading ‘WE’RE HIRING’


Dogs and chocolate are a deadly combination, even a small amount of chocolate can be  very dangerous. Cats don’t tend to be attracted to chocolate, whereas dogs don’t even unwrap the chocolate before eating it! For dogs, chocolate contains two toxic substances — caffeine and a chemical called theobromine. The amount eaten and the size … Continue reading THE SPOOKIEST THINGS COME IN SMALL WRAPPERS!

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

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

Why winter grooming is important for your pet

With the chill of winter still in the air, you may be tempted to think that you’re doing your pet a favour by holding off on his or her grooming until spring. But grooming is just as important during the winter months as it is throughout the warm days of summer. During the winter months, … Continue reading Why winter grooming is important for your pet

A weeeeee little problem!

Meet Kellie, a mature kelpie x who had an embarrassing problem 😞 Kellie has had urinary incontinence for approximately 2 years which has meant embarrassing puddles wherever she sits. Her attentive and loving owner, Meg, has been keeping this under control with daily medications, lots of toilet walks and very well used mop and bucket. As … Continue reading A weeeeee little problem!