Interesting Cases: Dog Swallows Fishing Hook

Interesting Cases: Dog Swallows Fishing Hook

Pablo is a 6month old German Shepherd puppy. He was seen out of hours one Sunday morning when he stole and ate a fishing hook while camping with his owner. His owners rushed him in to see Vet Katie who advised that we should admit Pablo and x-ray him to confirm where...
Interesting Cases: Reducing A Dog’s Fear of The Vet

Interesting Cases: Reducing A Dog’s Fear of The Vet

A very common issue is pets having a fear of coming to see us. This is the story of one such dog. Max first came to see Vet Katie in February 2018 for his annual booster. Max was very mistrustful of strangers and was frightened in the consult room. Hiding in the...
Interesting Cases: Removing Chicken Skewer From Stomach

Interesting Cases: Removing Chicken Skewer From Stomach

1 year old Willow, a Collie, stole a chicken satay skewer and ate it whole. Thankfully her owner saw it happen and brought her to the surgery straight away.Under general anaesthetic an endoscope was passed into her stomach, the skewer identified and removed before it...
Interesting Cases: Laparoscopic Surgery on Dog

Interesting Cases: Laparoscopic Surgery on Dog

Parkside offers laparoscopic surgery not only for our own clients but also on a referral basis from other Vets in the area. Laparoscopic spays are now available to most dogs weighing more than 5kg. The main benefits of this new and exciting procedure is a...