Archive for the ‘PET OWNERS’ Category

Kane’s Near Miss: Gastric Foreign Bodies

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Here is a recent email conversation with a client, regarding his Golden Labrador, Kane. The story may not be over, but we’ll keep you posted……. Dear Matt, At 4:44am this morning I awoke to… Read more

Comfortis Division

Friday, July 12th, 2013

This Post is an addendum to Splitting Vials: Saving money on Flea and Tick Control   Comfortis (Spinosad), Monthly Oral Flea Treatment for Dogs Minimum dose      30mg/kg Maximum… Read more

Video: Beagle catching Ball

Monday, May 16th, 2011

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Cat Versus Rabbit: Video

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Rabbits are sometimes found with catastrophic limb, spinal or skull fractures, after a night safely housed in secure hutch. Witnessing the explosive acrobatics they employ to evade a predator, it’s… Read more

Dumbing-Down our Pets with Insecticides?

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Three recent articles have revealed exposure of the fetus to Organophosphates (OPs), a class of insecticide commonly used on our food crops and pets, stunts cognitive development  throughout… Read more

The Goat as Rock Climber

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

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Effects of Bowel Flora on Wellbeing

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

The ecosystem that lives in your gut is complex, dynamic, amazonian in scale  and poorly understood. It’s affected by genes and what we put in our mouths: food, bacteria, probiotics and antibiotics…. Read more

Georgie Crawford: Addicted to Toad

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

This La Nina cycle has brought plenty of welcome rain. Our gardens are thriving, but so is the local Cane Toad population. These are a persistent fear of many pet owners and justifiably so: Bufo… Read more

CSI Ballina: Kittens Under the Influence

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Here’s a brief account of two kittens recently adopted-out by a welfare agency.  A few hours after arrival at their new home, one was lapsing into unconsciousness, the other was drunk and having… Read more

Video: Cat With A Drinking Problem?

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Quite… Read more