Hot Spots

The low-down on those itchy, inflamed and painful areas on your dogs skin that he just won’t leave alone.   Most dog owners are familiar

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) In Cats

What do my cat’s kidneys do? Kidneys have many functions, they principally act to remove nitrogenous waste products from the blood stream, maintain essential nutrients

Patella Luxation – Your Pet’s Slipped Knee-cap


In a normal knee, the patella (knee-cap) is positioned in the middle of the knee joint. As the knee is bent and straightened, the patella

Trouble-Shooting Guide To Fleas

The price we pay for living in such a beautiful part of the coast, is a predisposition to fleas and paralysis ticks. Here are some

Ear Infections in Dogs

How common are ear infections in dogs?   Infection of the external ear canal (outer ear) by bacteria or yeast, is one of the most

Cystitis and Lower Urinary Tract Disease in Cats

What is cystitis? Cystitis is a general term referring to inflammation in the urinary bladder.  The term cystitis does not imply a specific underlying cause.

Pet Insurance increases raise some serious questions…

Over the past few months, we have received numerous feed back from clients that their pet insurance premiums have increased dramatically, even doubled in some

East Port Santa Photos are back!

He’s back!!! On Saturday 9th December 2017, Santa will be working the camera, waiting to meet your families and much loved companions. Come in and


What is the thyroid gland, and what does it do?   The thyroid gland is one of the most important glands in the body.  It


Outbreaks of parvovirus have recently occurred across the country with hot spots reported in New South Wales. Another local veterinary hospital has reported four confirmed