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News from around The Vet Lounge

  • What to do if you find a stray animal
    by Vet Lounge on July 31, 2019 at 4:43 am

    To report a stray animal contact the Gold Coast City Council on (07) 5667 5990. They will collect the animal free of charge from your property. The council have microchip scanners and a database for missing pets so they may be able to deliver the dog straight back to its owner. […]

  • Dental Disease in Cats and Dogs
    by Jessica Mabilia on May 14, 2019 at 2:33 am

    Did you know more than 80% of cats and dogs have some form of dental disease? Contrary to common belief, bad breath isn’t normal and can be an sign of dental disease! […]

  • Desexing Myths Debunked
    by Vet Lounge on February 19, 2019 at 10:41 am

    Incorrect! In fact breeding your female dog or cat is more likely to cause her harm as it makes them more susceptible to cancers and diseases of the reproductive organs like Pyometra. Pyometra is a serious infection of the uterus which can lead to death. […]

  • Bad breath? It could be dental disease!
    by Vet Lounge on February 6, 2019 at 10:42 am

    Proper dental care is just as important to your pet’s health and well-being as things like nutrition, exercise and grooming. Unfortunately, dental hygiene is often overlooked as some pet owners think it’s normal for cats and dogs to have bad breath. […]

  • The Importance of Worming
    by Vet Lounge on February 6, 2019 at 10:32 am

    Did you know that worms carried by our pets can infect people too! This is called a ‘zoonotic’ problem. The worms we are talking about are the types that we commonly associate with causing problems in the gastrointestinal tract of dogs and cats. […]

  • The Vet Lounge removes a teddy bear from snake
    by Vet Lounge on December 27, 2018 at 12:13 pm

    Dr Matt and Dr Brei performed emergency surgery on a snake that had eaten a teddy bear! […]

  • Mum bitten by snake
    by Vet Lounge on December 27, 2018 at 11:34 am

    We had an interesting visitor today to our Ormeau Veterinary clinic from our friend Tony Harrison. A passionate a snake relocater Tony often brings. […]

  • What to do when you find a Pet
    by Vet Lounge on December 27, 2018 at 11:20 am

    We often have well meaning people bring pets to us who they found some time ago & decided to keep because they couldn’t find the owner. […]

  • Hendra Virus Vaccinations Update
    by Vet Lounge on December 27, 2018 at 10:58 am

    Media Release from the Australian Veterinary Association regarding Hendra Virus… 102 reasons to vaccinate horses against Hendra […]