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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.

Fitting – It occurs in ALL animals

Every animal with a brain has the ability of throwing a fit (that leaves me out as there are a lot of people who often comment that even though I have a brain that it is a pity that the rest of my body is not connected to it). We mainly see fitting in the canines...

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Arthritis – Chondroprotective Agent

As I have discussed in other articles – animals are just as prone to arthritis as humans are, and this time of the year as the weather gets colder, your pets can also show more signs of this problem. One form of treatment for this debilitating condition is to...

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A Tribute to Maverick

“It is JUST a dog” A tribute to Maverick (The Wonder Dog) and explanation to Fred (the non-animal golf buddy) Last week I had the sad occasion to say “Good-bye” to one of my canine buddy friends (Maverick) – he was 10 years old and still full of life when cancer came...

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Canine Spinal Problems

Spinal problems – a common problem with dogs The spine is made up of little individual bones called vertebrae, and in between those bones are ‘shock absorbers’ called discs. These discs are made from a material that is relatively soft and can expand...

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Vomiting Dogs A Common Problem

A common problem seen in our canine friends is that they often want to evacuate their stomachs in the most inappropriate places at the most inappropriate times. It always seems to happen when you have visitors, or on public holidays when veterinarians will charge an...

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Inturned Eyelids

Inturned Eyelids – A cause of chronic conjunctivitis This is a common problem with certain breeds of dogs -, especially Rottweillers. It is occasionally seen in cats, horses and cattle. In fact, I once did a lot of work for a stud breeder of Brahman cattle (in...

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What to do when your pet stops eating

Doc – My pet is a bit off colour!!! There is not a week that goes past that we don’t get at least three phone calls from concerned clients (and sometimes pet owners who are not our clients) because their animal is not eating properly and is a bit sluggish...

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Bathing Your Pet

Every summer we see a lot of animals presented at our hospital with skin problems that are either caused by the shampoos the owner uses or the conditioner has been propagated by the shampoo the owner uses. Most people know that certain shampoo and conditioners are...

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Enlarged Hearts in Cats

Let’s talk about Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy also known as enlarged hearts in cats. This hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats (commonly known as HCM) used to be very common as a lot of homemade food was missing an important ingredient called Taurine. But...

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