Animal care blog

Keep up-to date with updates from our vet team at Sarina Veterinary Surgery. With seasonal tips and helpful info, our blog is designed to help you go the extra step when looking after your pet. Contact our team today for more info.

Chocolate toxicity

It’s Easter! For most people that means chocolate! Unfortunately, our canine companions also like the taste of chocolate which can make them very sick and

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Hookworms

With the wet weather around at the moment, we have seen an increase in the amount of dogs affected by intestinal worms. In particular, hookworms

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Heat stroke

Heat stroke, or heat stress, is not something to be taken lightly. This can be a life threatening condition and unfortunately, in our tropical climate,

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Parvovirus myths

There are many myths floating around social media about Parvovirus at the moment, we thought we would try and dispel a few. 1.  Parvo is

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Paralysis ticks

With the colder weather comes paralysis tick season. These ticks are carried into our yards by native animals, which are not really affected by them. However, our

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Comfortis for Cats

Exciting News! We have been recommending the use of Comfortis for flea control in dogs for a couple of years now. It is a once

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ABC Open Video

We have recently been involved in the production of a short video on rural vets for ABC OPEN. Many thanks to Laurie Ann King for

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Merry Christmas

From Bec, Steph and all our dedicated staff, we wish all our clients and pets a very merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Remember this time

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Snakebites are on the rise

For the month of August (2013) we admitted 8 animals with snakebites. Most of these have been Eastern Browns, although we have also had a Whip

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