November 12, 2019

BE SNAKE AWARE THIS SPRING/SUMMER

Spring has sprung on the south coast. We all welcome the change to warmer weather, so do our native reptiles.

Snakes and other reptiles hibernate through the cold winter and venture out as the weather warms. Snakes are a normal part of l...

November 8, 2019

Constipation is the frequent or difficult evacuation of faeces from the colon and rectum. While an occasional bout of constipation is probably no cause for alarm, untreated and ongoing constipation can lead to serious consequences, such as (though not limited to) obsti...

October 18, 2019

Fighting in dogs can be a difficult issue to talk about. When it happens, it is often traumatic for both owners and their beloved pets. Dogs and people can be severely injured and the event can be stressful for months afterwards causing a change in behaviour in the dog...

September 24, 2019


Gastrointestinal worms are a very common problem associated with sick goats, especially kids and does in late pregnancy or early lactation, with all goats having some degree of parasitism. Goats also share many common worms with sheep and alpacas, and can become infec...

August 16, 2019

Some of you may have heard the recent media attention surrounding a Leptospirosis outbreak in the inner west of Sydney, which has led to the death of six dogs.

Leptospirosis is a disease caused by the bacteria Leptospira sp. There are many different serovars (strains)....

July 25, 2019

There are many people who feel symptoms of stress and anxiety in daily life and many whose mental health suffer because of this. These same feelings of stress and anxiety are also felt in companion animals, many of whom make up invaluable family members that in many ca...

July 22, 2019

Get the whole picture

Albion Park and Gerringong Vets will be running a promotion during the months of August and September to raise awareness about one of the most common health problems seen in our pets today – Dental disease.

This Promotion is part of a nation-wide ca...

July 17, 2019

It isn’t just us who feel the change every June to winter, many of our pets feel the same way about the colder part of the year. Although they do not tend to vocalise their opinion about it as much as some people, they are still susceptible to very similar ailments tha...

June 28, 2019


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