Category Archives: General

A practical guide to visiting VetLove

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

Not all superheroes can fly

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

Storm season is here

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

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