Category Archives: Dogs

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Alternatives to Canine Cruciate Surgery in the Dog

There are a few alternatives to canine cruciate surgery in the dog. An orthotic brace can be used as an alternative to canine cruciate surgery. The orthotic brace can be used instead of surgery or as a complement to surgery … Continue reading

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Alternate Treatment and Natural Healing Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy PRP

People are always looking for alternate treatment to traditional western medicine for a variety of reasons. Natural healing occurs within the body and Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy PRP is a good example of how we can resource the bodies natural … Continue reading

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Canine Orthotics And Prosthetics Now Available At Australind Veterinary Hospital

Dr Rob went to a workshop with one of the world’s industry leaders in canine orthotics and prosthetics. These devices can be used in many situations as suppprt for post operative treatment and for rehabilitation following serious injury. In some … Continue reading

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Skinny Minnies Our Cuddly Club Champions At Australind Vet

Here are some of the success stories of our weight management club at Australind Vet Sally the skinny dalmation has a new lease on life after losing a lot of her excess lipid storage. Sally can jump in the car … Continue reading

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Canine Obesity As A Cause Of Intervertebral Disc Disease and Chronic Lameness In The Dog

The debilitating effects of ruptured intervertebral discs and the sequelae of spinal surgery at worst or chronic pain at best is an example of why a pinch of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure. Australind Vet can … Continue reading

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Everyone’s Buddy

A remarkable crowd funding campaign played out recently on Bunbury Bidding Wars to help pay for medical treatment for Buddy. We were deeply touched by the generosity of the Bunbury community as they raised the money to pay for Buddy’s … Continue reading

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Penis Amputation in the Dog

Penis amputation is occasionally necessary in the male dog. The penis can be damaged from injury from jumping over fences, jumping through barbed wire fences, fight wounds or sever trauma such as a motor vehicle accident. The penis is a … Continue reading

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The Flea Tapeworm in the Dog and Cat – Dipylidium caninum

It is important to know about this common tapeworm in dogs and cats because it can infect children. The intermediate host is the common dog and cat flea. The flea larvae ingests the tapeworm egg in the environment. Once ingested, … Continue reading

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Orthopaedics at Australind Vet – Repair of Comminuted Spiral Tibial Fracture In a Dog

Indi decided to put her foot on the automatic window control as her parents drove along the road. After she wound down the window, she just couldn’t help but leap out of a moving vehicle. This did not end well. … Continue reading

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Orthopaedics at Australind Vet – Fractured Tibia and Dislocated Hip Repaired With Hip Toggle In A Dog

Traumatic hip luxations in dogs can be difficult to repair. Cuz was run over by a bobcat and although lucky to be alive suffered some terrible orthopaedic injuries. His caring and dedicated owners decided to fix his problems. Cuz had … Continue reading

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