Over the past few weeks we have seen a number of dogs who have been bitten by Eastern Brown Snakes and required extensive treatment to save their lives. It is both illegal and dangerous to catch or kill wild snakes; the safest thing to do is watch where the snake goes and to call a snake re-locator. If you suspect your pet has been bitten by a snake, please call the surgery and get them to us as soon as possible to receive treatment.
Alert! dogs and cats envenomated by Eastern Brown snakes This is a hot and dry Spring, and the good news is we are not seeing Dogs and Cats affected by ticks yet, as it is just too dry. There has also been a great uptake