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EAST BUNDABERG VET BLOG

Welcome to the East Bundaberg Veterinary blog. On this page we will be uploading posts about topics such as pet health care, interesting cases and new products, just to name a few things. To see our old blog site follow the link to our blogspot site at eastbundabergvet.blogspot.com.au.

Bladder Problems During the Colder Months

There is definitely an increase in the incidence of urinary problems in the cooler and cold months of the year in family pets The big reason for his increase is the longer hours of night and the cold weather makes the animals less active. Also because it is cold at...

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All Ear Problems Are Not Internal

The next time you see your pets head shaking and flapping its ears in the wind, please do not assume that the problem is internal in the ear A number of cases that we see over a year period where the animal is presented with suspect ear canal infections are not...

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Anal Glands All dogs and cats have them

Have you ever noticed your pet scoots across the ground on their bottom? Besides the funny comments that their owners make – your pet is actually trying to ease an irritation that it has around its anal area As soon as most pet owners see this problem then the...

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Why you need to Vaccinate your pet

I have no idea why owners of companion animals feel that if their pets do not mix with other animals that it is not necessary to vaccinate. I am sure that there is a belief (even though it is wrong) that animals can only become infected with contagious diseases if...

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How To Keep Your Cat Safe At Night

One dreaded disease that we are seeing more and more of in cats in Bundaberg is AIDS. This disease s similar to AIDS in humans but can not go from humans to cats or cats to humans AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome and is caused by a virus that lives...

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To All Those Well Meaning Neighbours

Every so often we are presented with an animal that is choking from eating a bone or the animal has a perforated bowel from eating cooked bones. In some of these cases, the owner admits that they are to blame, but in other cases it’s not the owner that’s...

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Sore Eye Problems in Pets

Every year we are presented with animals with sore eye problems – in some cases, the animal can not even open their eyelids, and in others, the animal is squinting when in bright light, others are rubbing their eyes and some have a heavy discharge. There are a...

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Male cats are prone to urinary problems

The male cat has a very unusual urinary system in that it naturally produces minute crystals made from salts secreted by the kidney. The crystals also form around the cells that are sloughed from the bladder wall and can be seen with the naked eye and appear like sand...

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Bathing Your Animals in Winter

One common problem that we encounter during winter and the cooler months is that people who own long haired dogs do not bath the animal when necessary because they are concerned that the animal will not dry properly in the shorter cooler days. Therefore we see a lot...

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