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About palmbeachpetdr

Pet Doctors are a family pet practice located in Palm Beach, Queensland Australia. Our vets are highly trained and will treat your family pet as we would our own. Pet Doctors offer a wide range of Gold Coast veterinary services including xray, ultrasound and a Mobile Vet Service.

Case Study: Henry’s Bloat

Henry the five-year-old Great Dane presented one afternoon as he was restless, had laboured breathing and was drooling…

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How To Recognise and Help Your Stressed Cat

You may look at your cat and think “I wish I had your life”, and who can blame you? They spend most of their days sleeping, get everything they need provided and there’s no working hours for these feline friends. … Continue reading

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How To Make Your Home Arthritis Friendly

To help your arthritic pet live a comfortable life there are a few things you can do at home:

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Case study: Canine Vestibular Disease

Toby is a 12-year-old german shorthaired pointer who went to bed as normal one evening only to wake the next morning unable to stand. It was as if Toby had suddenly lost his balance altogether. He appeared to have a … Continue reading

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Why You Should Adopt An Older Pet

If you’ve been thinking about getting a new furry addition have you considered adopting an older pet? There are plenty of positives when it comes to giving an older pet a home and a great companion is just one of … Continue reading

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Could Your Pet Have Arthritis?

If you’re finding it a bit harder to get out of bed on these colder mornings, spare a thought for your pet. Arthritis loves to rear its ugly head around this time of the year and the reason your pet … Continue reading

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Happy and Healthy Ears!

It’s a great time to take your dog swimming but did you know that an innocent dip can lead to an ear infection for your dog?

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Spare a Thought For Our Wildlife

The warmer weather can be really stressful for our wildlife. After a few consecutive days of high temperatures, it is not uncommon for us to see wildlife suffering from heat stress and dehydration. Some animals can also suffer burnt feet … Continue reading

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Flat Faced Dogs Can’t Stand The Heat

It’s time to crank the air-conditioning for flat-faced dogs such as the Pug, French Bulldog and Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. These dogs (known as Brachycephalic breeds) are not very well designed for our hot summer months and are very susceptible … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Kitty Calm

Many people put off bringing their cat to the vet as they feel it is just too stressful. As a result, we don’t get to see your feline friend as often as we should.

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