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NEWSLETTER: COVID-19 and Companion Animals

2020-03-18 21:11:42

Some FAQs for you on COVID-19 and your pets.....  Please note that this is a rapidly evolving situation and advice provided here is reflective of the evidence at hand (18-03-20). For up to date information on the situation in Australia go to What is ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: 25 years on the Peninsula

2019-08-04 06:25:17

Peninsula Veterinary Surgery is excited to celebrate 25 years of caring for pets like yours across the Redcliffe Peninsula. We have been honoured to serve our community over the past 25 years and we would like to sincerely thank all of our clients who have loyally supported us ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

2019-07-29 14:48:54

Have a very Merry Christmas, from All the Team at Peninsula Vet Surgery. We hope you get a chance to enjoy time with your family and relax with friends, and we look forward to seein ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Going On Holiday?

2018-03-26 12:26:36

Easter is upon us already, and you may be off on a holiday. Who is taking care of the fur-babies while you are away? There are 2 things you should do before you leave.   At the risk of adding more tasks to your to-do list, we suggest you contact us by telephone (32 ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: The Risks of Feeding your Dog Raw Chicken

2018-03-13 17:09:49

  Recent research done at the University of Melbourne, has confirmed a link between feeding dogs raw chicken meat, and a disease called polyradiculoneuritis, also known as APN. It is very similar to Guillain Barre Syndrome in humans, which is often triggered by ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Year of the Dog 2018

2018-02-17 10:03:06

Happy Lunar New Year! 2018 - Year of the Dog It’s the Year of the Dog according to the Chinese Zodiac. There are 12 animal zodiac signs in the lunar calendar and the Dog is one of them. The legend goes that when deciding on the animals to represent each of ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Would your pet pass the Flea Comb Test?

2017-10-19 08:15:59

The best way to detect fleas on the skin of a dog or cat with a thick coat is to run a flea comb through their hair at the skin level. You might pick up fleas on the teeth of the comb, or you may only see small black specks the size of grains of sand, which are the fleas' dro ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Healthy Set... Happy Pet

2017-08-09 15:57:11

Dental disease is painful, and leads to serious health concerns.  Unless your pet has a clean and healthy set of teeth, they can’t be 100% happy. Teeth covered in tartar, leads to gum disease. In its early stages, gum disease is reversible. However, if left, it ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Let's Talk Worms

2017-06-22 13:07:38

Most people know that it’s best to worm your pet…. Simple, right? Most people, however, start to get confused when they realise how many products are available, and that not all products treat all potential worm infestations…. Not so simple.   I ...(cont.)


2017-05-06 12:13:52

If you haven’t met me yet, my name is Trevor, and I’m available most days on the front counter at Peninsula Vet Surgery. If you ask for me by name, my humans usually help you meet me. I pose for selfies, but don’t do autographs...yet. I’ve been the ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Saving Teeth with Fillings

2017-03-23 21:20:15

Your pet's broken tooth may not need removing! We may be able to place a tooth coloured filling in the deficit to repair the damage.  Cats and dogs often damage their teeth. Chipped enamel exposes the underlying dentine which has a porous surface that connects to the ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Does Your Cat Need a Friend?

2017-01-06 12:33:07

Is your cat lonely and need a companion? Probably not. Cats, unlike humans and dogs, are sole survivors. That means they don't need social relationships to be happy. They definitely can choose to form bonds with other cats and other species, but not all cats will. ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Christmas 2016 and New Year Opening Hours

2016-12-15 05:54:20

       If you need Veterinary Care over the holiday period: Call us on 3284 5133. Opening Hours: Saturday 24th Dec 2016 : 9am to 12pm, Sunday 25th Dec 2016 : CLOSED,  Monday 26th Dec 2016 : CLOSED, Tuesday 27th Dec& ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Is Your Dog still Scratching?

2016-11-08 15:36:54

It could be Atopy. So what is Atopy? Atopy is the second most common cause of dermatitis in dogs. It is an allergy to particles in the air that cause hay fever in humans. The skin barrier of an atopic dog is defective, which means these air-borne particles get absorbe ...(cont.)

NEWSLETTER: Dogs and Cats Get Stressed Too!!!

2016-08-18 09:03:05

Our furry friends can develop anxiety and stress over what we may perceive as simple changes in their lives. Dogs, being social creatures, are most happy when they have a regular routine, and clear and consistent signals from their family. They try really hard to follow ou ...(cont.)

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