What’s in a Sneeze?

What’s in a Sneeze?

Meet Bart! He was brought in to our Warrnambool Fur Life Vet clinic for acute onset sneezing. His owners were worried he might have a grass seed in his nose. (Bart loves a romp in the grass). Even though there was no discharge, and the nose looked normal, Bart was...
Insect Stings & Bites

Insect Stings & Bites

Summer holidays … the great outdoors Camping trips, swims at the beach or walks in the bush means your pet is exposed to a range of insects … and their bites (think ants, spiders, ticks, wasps and bees). What to do Think carefully about where let your dog walk...
Dogs and Long Grass

Dogs and Long Grass

Those pesky grass seeds Most vets have dealt with a grass seed lodged in one (or more) dog orifices! While these seeds seem quite benign, they present a real risk to your dog. Leaving seeds embedded in the skin after a romp in long grass (which is oh-so-easy to do as...
Brave Rory – Snake Bite Survivor

Brave Rory – Snake Bite Survivor

Rory’s story Rory presented to Fur Life Vet Warrnambool after his owners found him unwell and surrounded by 2 dead snakes!It had been a very hot night and Rory had obviously played games with the Tiger and Copperhead or Brown snakes. On presentation Rory was in...
Pet Dentals

Pet Dentals

What is dental disease? Dental disease is caused by the accumulation of plaque. Plaque is the thin, sticky film that covers teeth and is composed of bacteria and their by-products, saliva, food particles and sloughed epithelial cells. If plaque remains it begins to...
Case of the Month

Case of the Month

Not so sweet corn! A normally active and happy one and half year old year old Staffy came into the clinic with the owner concerned she had gone off her food over the last day or two and was a little lethargic. She was still drinking water and appeared normal except...