Posts Tagged ‘vet’

Tick Serum Shortages

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Watch out! This years severe tick season has depleted our national antivenom stockpile, and manufacturers are struggling to keep up with demand. The current weather pattern is doing more than just… Read more

Splitting Vials: Risk Minimising

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Many pet owners, jack of extortative pricing,  are defying the recommendations of drug manufacturers and vets, and  working-out ways to economise.  When tick season arrives and monthly… Read more

Dogs in Flight: Slow-Mo Video

Friday, October 15th, 2010

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Record Breaking Animals

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

From sad to magestic, check out this gallery of animals that hold records in the Guiness Book, 2011… 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

C.S.I Billinudgel: Russell, a 1080 Survivor

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

In one sense, Russell is a very lucky boy. So far, in 6 years, he has survived a blow from a car, several venomous snakebites, obstruction on bladder stones, and secretly snacking on rat poison. If… Read more

Unnatural Selection: The Bovine

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

The Belgian Blue, the Arnie breed of the cow world, stirs mixed feelings. You may view this as funny, grotesque, perverse,  sad, or mouth-watering if unashamedly carnivorous. In the future, the… Read more

Gulf Oil Spill: Now Killing Pets Too

Sunday, July 25th, 2010

If the grotesque images of oil-soaked wildlife weren’t depressing enough, now the economic impact of the BP oil spill is landing large numbers of pets on welfare death row. Full article in the New… Read more

Parvo Transmission by Human Hand

Friday, July 9th, 2010

The Parvo Outbreak, Ocean Shores (aka P.O.O.) continues to hit the fan, having now infected 8 and killed 2. It’s over two months since a newly-purchased pup carried the virus into the area. The… Read more

Interspecies Affection

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

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