Bushfire Emergency Planning for Pets

Bushfire Emergency Planning for Pets

Planning will save pet’s lives in bushfires Planning for Bushfire survival has never been more vital than it is right now. We are all vulnerable and our pets and livestock are the most vulnerable of all. Do you have a plan in place for a bushfire emergency and does...
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...
Beware of snakes!

Beware of snakes!

Summer means snakes Snakes are not just a danger to people our pets all too often come across them and the outcome can be devastating. Pets are at most risk from snake bite over summer with our vets often treating snake bite in both dogs and cats, particularly farm...
BBQ’s & Pets

BBQ’s & Pets

We love a BBQ It’s safe to say that as a nation, we love our BBQs! Grilling over an open fire really gets the tastebuds firing, but all those lovely smells are also very tempting for your pooch. Unfortunately, there are plenty of barbecued foods that can pose a...
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...
Summer Heat Tips

Summer Heat Tips

Don’t you just love summer! We do here at Fur Life Vet. Spending time outdoors enjoying the sunshine, summer holidays, BBQ’s, camping, celebrating with family and friends and of course our pets! But as the mercury gets higher, so do the potential dangers...