Emergency vet care for your pet

Most common pet health conditions that require emergency vet care Did you know that up to 40% of visits to the veterinarian could be avoided? There are many conditions that pets get that can be treated and helped by veterinary consult via an online telemedicine consult without the hassle and expense of a trip [...]

Desexing your pet – what you need to know

Desexing your pet - what you need to know This week's Hey Doc with Dr Leigh focuses on desexing your pet and what you need to know. If you haven't read our other article on "when it's best to neuter your male dog" then head over there after you've listened to this tutorial. [...]

When do we worry about bumps on skin?

When do we worry about lumps and bumps on skin of our pets? As you have probably heard me say before, prevention is better than cure, well in this circumstance we might not be able to prevent, but we can certainly look out for and act immediately when we see lumps and bumps on skin [...]

Cat Straining To Urinate: How To Tell If Your Cat Has A Blocked Bladder

My Cat Is Straining To Urinate - How To Tell If Your Cat Has A Blocked Bladder & What Steps To Take One of the most important aspects of being a pet owner is knowing what is an emergency and when to call the vet. A cat straining to urinate is a true emergency that [...]

Why Pyometra In Cats Can Be A Death Sentence

Why Pyometra In Cats Can Be A Death Sentence Unfortunately, pyometra in cats is not too uncommon. As an emergency clinician, we often see these cases arrive at the clinic after hours when regular GP clinics are not open, making treatment that much more expensive. What Is A Pyometra? Pyometra is another name for an [...]