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  • 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

    sugarland | Blog Post

    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…

  • A Day in the Life of a Vet

    Jun 09 2016

    sugarland | Blog Post

    Welcome to my first official blog! I’m not sure where to start or where to go so perhaps the best way to go is to dive straight in! On my…