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  • Boy or Girl? – What Sex is your Reptile?

    Boy or Girl? – What Sex is your Reptile?

    Feb 04 2017

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    Meet Baby Rex! Rex came in to see us as his mum wasn’t sure Rex was a Boy or a Girl Lizard? Reptiles keep all their “bits” inside their tails,…

  • Guinea Pigs and Teeth

    Guinea Pigs and Teeth

    Jan 21 2017

    sugarland | Blog Post

    Poor Harry the Guinea pig came in the other day suddenly off his food! this is most unusual as he is a most energetic little pig when it comes to…

  • Arthritis – Management of Pets in Pain

    Arthritis – Management of Pets in Pain

    Jan 14 2017

    sugarland | Blog Post

    Is you pet feeling their age a little? As a Vet is is our privilege to assist animals in pain and to make their life as comfortable and pain free…

  • Snakes Alive! – A day in the life of a Reptile Vet

    Snakes Alive! – A day in the life of a Reptile Vet

    Jan 10 2017

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    Recently a Wildlife carer brought us a scaly patient in a nasty predicament This Carpet python had decided to take on a rooster for Dinner! He had hurt his mouth…

  • Top 7 facts – Desexing your pet

    Top 7 facts – Desexing your pet

    Dec 30 2016

    sugarland | Blog Post

    Here are our top 7 facts why you should consider desexing your pet. Desexed pets tend to live longer healthier lives Pets are less prone to wander in search for…

  • Who’s a Pretty Boy (or girl) Then? – Sexing your Bird

    Dec 07 2016

    sugarland | Blog Post

    In these modern days technology has advance so much that we no longer need to put a bird under and anaesthetic just to tell if its a boy or girl!.…

  • No vacation without vaccination

    No vacation without vaccination

    Nov 29 2016

    sugarland | Blog Post

    It’s no vacation without vaccination Before you send your pets off to boarding facilities, make sure that they’re up-to-date with all the vaccinations they’re likely to need. Please don’t leave this…

  • Ultrasound and your Pet

    Ultrasound and your Pet

    Nov 10 2016

    sugarland | Blog Post

    Dear Loyal Reader, Ultrasound has been with us for many years and is a highly valuable tool for Vets. I love using it especially to tell if a puppy is…

  • Pets Need Dentists Too

    Pets Need Dentists Too

    Sep 28 2016

    sugarland | Blog Post

    It’s no fun having gum disease or raw exposed nerves … (or breath SO bad it wilts the plants) Which is why it’s important for your loved Pet to have…

  • Lizard

    Reflections on a beautiful world.

    Jul 15 2016

    sugarland | Blog Post

    Just recently I had a real privilege to spend some time with my teenage boys exploring nature and interacting with the amazing animals of Fraser Island. One of the benefits…