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Pet Care News

Articles designed to help you care for your pet, each one full of useful information and tips.

Restraining Dogs In Cars

Buckle up in the front, buckle up in the back, and buckle up your pets too

Your pet is your best mate. So it makes sense to ensure they’re safely secured when they come along for a drive in your car or ute. However the sad reality is, few owners take precautions for their pet’s safety and we treat patients of...

What Is Vestibular Disease In Pets?

Diagnosing and treating Idiopathic Vestibular Disease

Pets with Vestibular Disease present with symptoms like those of brain injuries or strokes in humans. There are a number of causes of this disease that can include inner ear infections, some ear medications, antibiotics, tumours, meningitis, nasal polyps,...

Can I Give My Dog Panadol?

Keep pets away from Paracetamol at all costs

Pet owners giving their furbabies unprescribed medication can be very dangerous. An example of this is paracetamol - a common ‘human’ pain reliever available over the counter which can cause life threatening illness in dogs and cats. Medications...

Garfield Wounded From A Cat Fight

Veterinary treatment for his infection

Garfield is a solitary cat who lives alone with his humans. His days consist or resting, grooming himself, relaxing on the lounge room shelves, eating and relaxing in the shade on the front lawn. He never ventures from his yard and is known to be a ‘scaredy...

Cats With Cat Fight Wounds

Are a high risk of infection

Cats will be cats and wounds from fights with other felines are common. Some wounds are obvious but others are disguised by matted fur or well hidden beneath a lustrous coat. It’s important to note that even the most insignificant of scratches may...

Cats Wanted For the PVE Blood Donor Program

Your cat can save patient’s lives

Many diseases and traumas can result in life-threatening anaemia (low red blood cell number). When this occurs, veterinarians need blood donations from pets registered on the PVE Blood Donor Program.  Unlike human and dog blood, cat blood cannot...

Emergency Planning For Perth’s Pets

Be prepared for when disaster strikes

It’s important to be prepared when emergent situations such as a bushfire or cyclone occurs. Your pet’s welfare should also be considered in these instances so it is important you have an emergency kit at the ready for your pet as well as...

The Patients Of Perth Vet Emergency

Stories about our patients and their treatment

Perth Vet Emergency is an emergency and critical care hospital for companion animals. We take great pride in the articles we develop to help educate pet owners and give them the facts from the experts in emergency veterinary medicine. Here is our list...

Dogs And New Years Eve Fireworks

Fireworks can be terrifying for our pets

New Years can be challenging for pet owners. Especially those with dogs afraid of loud and unfamiliar noise such as fireworks. As one of few businesses open through Perth’s New Year’s countdown, one thing we prepare for is helping lost dogs...

Lucky The Golden Retriever Was Lucky

Dog survives after eating 12 Mars Bars

Lucky the 6 year old Golden Retriever was lucky indeed. His owners were out one Saturday and returned late afternoon to find a packet of Mars Bars completely empty. They were pretty sure they knew who the culprit was and Lucky wasn’t very good at...


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