Meet Dr Bek

“Incredible things happen TO you and AROUND you when you work with animals and people, illness, emotion, and drama each day! It's exhilarating, heartwarming, heartbreaking, gut-wrenching, thought-provoking and sometimes pure joy in witnessing the compassion and love.”...

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Lily and Vlad her Superhero Furdad

Lucky Vlad became an instant cat dad after he found and rescued two abandoned kittens near the beach recently. The barely two-month-old black and white kittens soon discovered they had struck gold with Vlad and his feast of Royal Canin Mousse! Little Lily was fairly...

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Cornish Rex Boo: Gastro

As we are reminded daily (not too politely… hours before our alarm clock), our pets LOVE to eat… and they want it right meow! So when they suddenly lose their appetite, we know something is wrong. A cat’s loss of appetite is often due to illness and worth getting...

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Skilled Senior Veterinarian Joins PVE Team: Welcome Taleta

“I love the diversity and variety of cases that working as an Emergency brings. No two shifts are ever the same and the greatest challenge is being prepared for whatever walks through the door. Working in Emergency and Critical Care also gives you the opportunity to...

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Oliver & the Sago Palm Tree Seed

Ahh, that post-weekend reflection (aka hello regret!) hits you like a slap in the face. That magical moment when you check your -$2 bank balance… or spot the empty Tim-Tam packets and pizza boxes littering the lounge, after binge-watching entire seasons of The...

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Winnie the Star Patient

One morning Winnie the border collie suddenly didn’t want to get out of bed, go for his usual walk, or even more surprising, eat his breakfast. After being referred to us by his regular vet, we ran radiographs where some concerning changes were seen. To narrow down...

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Mac’s Biscuit Binge – The Dangers of Food Bloat

Congratulations… It’s a.. burger! Ever been ‘expecting’... a food baby? Stuffing our faces full of delicious cuisine is one of the greatest joys in life. Aside from a little bloating, gas and discomfort, humans are relatively okay from the odd overindulging and can...

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You Shall Not Pass – Corn Cob Dangers

“You shall not pass”… Corn cobs, the Gandalf of the stomach. One of the most common and also most dangerous foods to end up inside our pups, as they do not break down in the acid of a dog’s gastrointestinal tract. Instead, they block the path of regular food and cause...

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Dogs and Choccies: A Not So Egg-cellent Combo

Resisting the temptation of chocolate is hard for anyone, especially during Easter...  or World Chocolate Day July 7th (we need an excuse for that?!!) or… let’s be honest here, every day is a good day for that sweet sweet goodness! A delightful mouthwatering treat for...

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The Dog Ate My Knickers

As it turns out “the dog ate my homework” is a fairly plausible scenario for an excuse. We see all sorts of weird and downright wacky non-digestible items consumed by dogs from socks, leather and balls, to diamonds and nails. In the case of Mack James, it gets even...

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