Archive for the ‘Mobility Problems’ Category

C.S.I Ewingsdale – Hendrix Goes Down

Sunday, January 23rd, 2011

It’s a dangerous world out there and when pets go roaming, things can turn nasty. One of the most famous of all threats in nature are venomous snakes, of which Australia has some of the most deadly…. Read more

Canine Tetanus: a Facial Expression to Remember

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Here’s a facial expression you should commit to memory.  A vet may only see it a few times during their career, and a pet owner only once if unlucky. No, it’s not Rabies or ferocious aggression;… Read more

Putting on a Brave Face – stoicism in animals

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Most would think rabbit and bird would lose to Mastiff in the competition for bravest and strongest. Given comparable disease, the fragile bird or rabbit would be expected to be groaning miserably… Read more

The secret lives of pets: forensic medicine

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Without any direct verbal input from the patient, diagnosis of complex disease in animals may demand a forensic approach. Pets, both indoors and out, are quietly trying to kill themselves, or hide… Read more

Essential Fatty Acid Supplementation

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

They’re now added to our bread, eggs, and milk, touted as treatments for allergy, asthma, arthritis, and even types of cancer, but are Omega 3’s and 6’s an issue when feeding our pets? Essential… Read more

Death by pufferfish

Monday, May 25th, 2009

Most people know what they look like, but few appreciate how deadly the puffer fish really is. Commonly washed up on beaches all around Australia, in varying states of decay, these toxic landmines… Read more