Winter Blues and Your Pets

The clouds are moving in, the wind is chilly and there is a slight dampness in the air. You can’t wait to get back inside

Protecting Sutures & Wounds

Whether it’s a routine desexing procedure or a stitch up after an accident, many pets will require some form of wound and suture management at

RSPCA Million Paws Walk 2017

East Port Veterinary Hospital will be once again supporting the RSPCA Million Paws Walk at Oxley Oval. Gates open at 9:15am. Bring the whole family

How to Clean Your Pets Ears


The pain and discomfort experienced by dogs and cats because of ear infections are a significant concern for pet owners. Regularly cleaning your pet’s ears

Emergency! Toxins – Drugs of Addiction

In the past we have discussed a variety of toxins that can harm our pets. This article addresses a more controversial cause of poisoning –

Pancreatitis in Dogs


Pancreatitis is a common disease in dogs and is defined as inflammation of the pancreas. While this may sound like a relatively mild problem, pancreatitis

Snail Bait Toxicity


Many of us are keen gardeners and hate snails. Most gardeners have used snail pellets at some stage to combat these slippery suckers. Snail and

Diabetes in Cats


Diabetes mellitus, or “sugar diabetes”, is a commonly diagnosed disease in cats. Male cats have twice the risk of females, and at greatest risk of

Demodex Mites

What are Demodex mites? Demodex are tiny mites that naturally live on the skin of dogs and cats. They reside in hair follicles and sebaceous

Rabbit Calicivirus – is your Rabbit safe?

You’ve probably heard about it already through various forms of media, but we would like to share a bit more information with you. Rabbit Calicivirus,