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TICK SEASON AGAIN!!!
We are experiencing high numbers of tick paralysis cases in the Brisbane area at the moment. Paralysis ticks (Ixodes holocyclus) are native to Australia and their natural hosts are marsupials (particularly bandicoots and possums). They are commonly found in thick scrub or bush-land, and can be found a long way inland in suitable habitats.

Adult ticks are picked up by o…

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Is your pet on multiple medications? Dosecast is an elaborate medication reminder originally designed for human patients. The app allows clients to compile a list of drugs, along with their dosages, photos and any remarks (e.g., give with food, etc.) and set reminders for each of them for the duration of the therapy.

The free version is limited to medications in pill form only. The premium v…

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Just like humans, our furry friends can suffer from a range of behavioural disorders. The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) will be running a month-long campaign in March to help owners address behaviour issues in pets.

Now in its third year, the theme of this year’s Polite Pets Month® will be Mental health is important for pets, with a focus on anxiety, fear and phobias in dogs, cats …

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We have seen 2 cases of Parvo virus in the last 10 days. Fortunately one puppy went home 2 days ago and another, a staffy who is 12 months old, came in yesterday and is under going treatment.

What is parvo virus?
• Parvo virus is a very contagious virus – it is spread in the faeces and can be caught through the mouth or nose. Some adult dogs are subclinical carriers – they are normal b…

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Recently we started offering grooming to our clients, and it has become an immediate success!! Demand for grooming services coming into summer has been extremely high, so Morgan and I have been grooming at some of the Vetwell practices with great response from our clients.

If you would like to pamper your perfect pooch, make the summer heat more hospitable for your hairy hound, or make it ea…

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