Tag Archives: vet

Is your furry friend protected against Leptospirosis?

The recent outbreak of the traditionally “rare” infection in the inner west of Sydney has left many owners concerned for their dog’s safety. Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection which can result in vague signs of fever, vomiting, dehydration, loss of appetite and bloody stool or progress to kidney and liver disease and sadly sometimes death!…
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A very wobbly problem

Luna recently visited Uni Vets Camden with a very wobbly problem - her lower left canine tooth was loose and sticking straight out of her mouth! In Luna’s case, it was recommended that she underwent a general anesthetic for dental radiographs to investigate the cause for her loose tooth. In addition to trauma, underlying diseases…
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Ear infections in dogs

Isaac recently came to Uni Vets Camden as he had sore and itchy ears. We took samples from both his ears, and discovered a large number of budding yeasts seen under the microscope! In dogs with recurrent ear infection like Isaac, there is often an underlying allergy, such as atopy or food hypersensitivity. Secondary infections…
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Hot spots

Meet Gus! Poor Gus was suffering from a severe itch due to an underlying ear infection. As if that wasn’t bad enough, his excessive scratching has led to a deep hotspot. These occur due to extreme scratching or licking causing trauma to the skin, leaving a raw, oozy surface. Disruption to the protective skin barrier…
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