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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.

Can my pet get the flu?

It’s a common question: can my pet get the flu? The answer is yes but unlike in humans, there isn’t typically a flu season for dogs and cats and infection can occur year round.

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6 Signs of Dementia

Have you got an older dog who is awake more at night or getting confused at times? Have you just put it down to ‘old age’?

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Can Probiotics Help My Pet

There is plenty of scientific evidence that supports the benefits of probiotics in humans, but what about our pets? Can probiotics help your pet and when should you use them?

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How To Get Your Pets Used To Your Return To Work

As COVID-19 restrictions relax and we start to return to a new “normal”, many people will be returning to work. Your dog may be used to having you around more, which means they also have likely been enjoying the extra … Continue reading

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Paw-ly Pets – When Giardia Strikes!

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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Did You Know Lillies Can Be Lethal?

Lilies are popular flowers and commonly used in arrangements due to their appealing fragrance. Many pet owners are, however, unaware of the danger they pose to cats.

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Addison’s Disease Can Sneak Up On Your Pet!

Meet Zoe, the 10-year-old Standard Poodle. This usually-happy pooch was a bit quieter than usual and looked like she’d lost some weight. She’d also had a few episodes of unexplained vomiting and diarrhoea.

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What Happens When We Run A Blood Test?

When it comes to finding out more about the health of your pet, blood tests are a powerful tool. They provide us with an insight into the health of many organs and can also confirm if your pet is safe … Continue reading

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Why Does My Dog Bark?

A barking dog can be helpful and comforting especially when it comes to alerting you about possible intruders. Unfortunately, barking can also be frustrating and disruptive and excessive barking can even be considered a behavioural problem.

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How To Practice Sustainability As A Pet Parent

Caring about our planet as best as possible is a great way to kick off 2020. So what can you do as pet owners to ensure that we protect the planet and make sustainable choices as often as possible?

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