Four weeks after her double-plating surgery, Ishtar is progressing well. If you missed Ishtar’s story you can catch up here.
Our little British Bulldog is turning two in August and when we first looked at buying a purebred puppy, the search was more on reputable breeders. A great breeder was found and Bonnie the Bullie joined the family. When researching this breed we knew that there was issues around breathing and it could potentially be […]
Ishtar is a 6 year old Belgian Shepherd who came to us after a nasty accident in which she fractured her right front and right hind legs. Ishtar was saved from euthanasia by German Shepherd Rescue Victoria (GSRV), a charity that rescues, fosters and re-homes injured and abandoned German Shepherd (or in this case, Belgian […]
The call came late morning on a Sunday – a Newfoundland dog was on route to our hospital with suspected bloat. Bloat (or gastric dilatation) is a very serious condition that most commonly occurs in larger deep-chested breeds and if not quickly treated, will progress to gastric torsion (where the stomach twists around on itself). […]
A typical day on Bulldog Thursday for Dr Karin David’s at Southern Animal Health! Meet (from left to right) Frankie, Winnie, Florence and BB. (We also had Yoko who is not featured in this photo). This is a typical Bulldog Thursday for Dr David’s with these three cuties in for the following reasons: Frankie: Routine desexing and airway assessment which showed […]
Nine month old Leo the Saint Bernard came to see us with a left front leg lameness. He had a swollen and painful left elbow and Xrays showed that he had Elbow Dysplasia – a developmental condition where the joint structures do no form properly, leading to pain and osteoarthritis. You can see on his […]