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What is GDV? Gastric Dilatation Volvulus Complex, more commonly known as ‘bloat’, is a life-threatening condition. Even if veterinary attention is sought immediately, up to 45% of animals die despite treatment. Without treatment, it is invariably fatal. Simply put – the stomach twists and rapidly fills...

We’ve (just) survived the Bushfire Disaster in Australia, and now it’s happening again – disease outbreaks are a bit like fires – where the virus is the fire, and susceptible people and animals are the fuel. The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak has caused division and controversy in...

What is a Mast Cell Tumour? Mast cell tumours (MCT) are the most common skin tumour found in dogs. They can also affect other areas of the body including the spleen, liver, gastrointestinal tract, and bone marrow. Some breeds are predisposed to MCT – Boxers, Staffordshire...

Pets can add a lot to your life. No matter which type you get, they offer affection, fun, and companionship. There are many different pets available, but one of the most overlooked is the humble rabbit. Bunnies might just be the cutest of them all...

Chronic kidney disease is a condition commonly seen in older cats and is a long-term degradation of the kidneys’ ability to function properly to filter and regulate electrolytes, toxins, and metabolites from the body. There are many causes of chronic kidney disease which are known,...

As many dog owners will know, dogs don’t just eat dog food. Dogs can eat all kinds of silly things, even things we didn’t think were the least bit appetising. Rubber balls, socks, underwear, sanitary items, corn cobs, plastic bags, string and skewers are just...

Lepto update A lot of media has lately focused on our pets being at risk of catching ‘lepto’, but what about people? Leptospirosis represents a significant risk to the humans in our community – our family, your family and our team. If a human catches leptospirosis they...