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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.

Vomiting In Pets And When To Worry

Uh oh, your pet has been vomiting – what should you do? The first thing to do is to clean it up, obviously! Not only is this good hygiene, but it prevents your pet eating their vomit, which is generally … Continue reading

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Long Haired Cats And How To Care For Them

Long haired cats such as Ragdolls, Birmans, Maine Coons and Persians are great to snuggle and are generally blessed with loving, sweet personalities. This makes them great companions! However, keeping one of these beautiful cat breeds clean and healthy will … Continue reading

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Not all lumps can be lumped together!

Have you noticed any new lumps on your pet? We recommend any lumps get checked fairly promptly by our team. This is because some lumps require further treatment for your pet’s health and comfort, while some can be harmless.

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TEETHING ISSUES

Puppies are adorable, but they can be challenging to live with! Here are our tips to help with a few common new puppy “teething issues”.

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Older Doggos

You blinked, and suddenly your exuberant puppy has turned into a sweet old girl or boy! But don’t worry – with some extra care and lifestyle adjustments, your beloved friend should be able to enjoy a lot more quality time … Continue reading

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The Ins & Outs of Giardia

Giardia is a protozoan parasite that infects the gastrointestinal tract of humans, mammals, birds and even amphibians. The parasite can cause severe symptoms and is transmissible between animals and humans.

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Separated & Sad

Dogs are social creatures and they form strong bonds with people. While most dogs cope well with daily separation from their owners, unfortunately, some dogs become very distressed and even destructive, a problem known as separation anxiety.

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Is a general anaesthetic safe for my older pet?

Worry not! Older pets commonly have anaesthetics and we will advise the options for your pet.

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Desexing: A Stitch At A Time

Desexing of male and female animals (castration and ovariohysterectomy) are two of the most common procedures that we perform in veterinary practice.

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Medicating Your Pet – A Spoonful of Sugar?

We know giving oral medications to your pet can be tricky, especially if your pet isn’t the cooperative type. Medicate like a pro with these tips:

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