News from around The Vet Lounge

  • The Importance of Winter Grooming
    by Vet Lounge on July 16, 2020 at 1:36 am

    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 just as important, if not more so than […]

  • It’s time to focus on your pet!
    by Vet Lounge on April 23, 2020 at 3:02 am

    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 terrible for humans […]

  • Covid-19 – Our new policies
    by Vet Lounge on March 18, 2020 at 2:43 am

    WE’RE LOOKING AFTER OUR HUMANS SO THEY CAN LOOK AFTER YOUR PETS! ☺️ Michael & I have always had a commitment to our community and staff and want to keep everyone as safe as possible! 🥰 By now, everyone has heard of COVID-19 and the risks it poses. Wherever your opinion sits on the spectrum, […]

  • VetPay and Zip Money payment options available
    by Jessica Mabilia on March 18, 2020 at 2:38 am

    At The Vet Lounge we have partnered with VetPay and Zip Money to help you pay for veterinary expenses without the worry of high upfront costs. […]

  • 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 Vet Lounge on May 13, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    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! […]