What’s Crackin’? – Arthritis and Joint Care

What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease where the cushioning (cartilage) and lubrication of the joints breaks down. Long term damage and chronic pain can occur when it is not managed well, which can greatly affect the quality of your...
What do vet’s get paid

What do vet’s get paid

Dr Kate works at our Coomera practice and is a new graduate. Did you know that a Bachelor of Veterinary Science takes 5-6 years of full time study to achieve? It also has an entry score of OP1 or ATAR 98.85 and the degree can take 20 years to pay off. The award wage...
Chocolate Toxicity

Chocolate Toxicity

Easter is here and that means lots of chocolate lying around! Chocolate contains theobromine, a compound that cannot easily be broken down by your pets body. It is toxic to dogs and cats and can cause death, so watch out for the following clinical signs: • Vomiting...
Chocolate Toxicity in Dogs

Chocolate Toxicity in Dogs

Easter is here and that means lots of chocolate lying around! Chocolate contains theobromine, a compound that cannot easily be broken down by your pets body. It is toxic to dogs and cats and can cause death, so watch out for the following clinical signs: • Vomiting...
The Importance of Winter Grooming

The Importance of Winter Grooming

With the cold weather still tormenting us, you may be inclined to think you are doing your precious pet a favour by holding off on their regular grooming until the weather warms. BUT…you’re not! Contrary to what you may have heard, grooming during the winter months is...
It’s time to focus on your pet!

It’s time to focus on your pet!

We’re not rushing to get to work, take the kids to school & sports or going to the gym and we’re not frantically trying to get the housework done. So what do we do with this extra time we suddenly have? Use the time to ‘Focus on your pet!’. COVID-19 has been...