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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.

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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Mythbusters: Kennel Cough

It’s not uncommon for us to be asked, “if my dog doesn’t go to boarding kennels, why is it necessary to vaccinate against kennel cough?”

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The twelve pet hazards of Christmas

We’d like to make sure your pet stays happy and healthy this silly season so here’s a list of twelve potential pet hazards you need to watch out for this Christmas:

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Anal Gland Issues

Have you ever seen your dog dragging his or her bottom along the ground? This peculiar act is known as ‘scooting’ and can indicate your dog has irritated anal glands.

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Rocky’s Secret

We’d like to introduce you to Rocky the Cat and he has a little secret … he’s allergic to fleas!

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Our Top Skin Care Tips For Your Pet

When it comes to managing the itchy pet, there is no magic pill. It’s all about prevention of parasites and taking action before things get out of control. Here are our top tips for skin care:

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Spring is in the air and so is itchy skin

Itchy skin can cause absolute chaos and really affect your dog’s quality of life. One of the most common and frustrating ‘itchy skin’ conditions we see in dogs is atopic dermatitis.

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