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Millimetres away from impaling Macey's heart!

Living on a property, Macey takes on many mischievous missions every day. Today’s adventure didn’t go as Macey had planned. A Turkey had trespassed onto her property; she shot off after th...

Hunter's football sized tumour

Hunter presented to the clinic with an extremely swollen abdomen while being severely underweight. An ultrasound was performed where we discovered a massive tumour that was crushing her organs, making...

Elvis the Alpca

Elvis has left the building… 2 stone lighter!! Elvis is a “Macho” (male alpaca) that lives with his mum and it was necessary for his owner to get him castrated to prevent him interb...

Pothole's two week "tail"

Potholes 2 week “tail” It had been an agonizing 2 weeks for Pothole’s family, praying for his safe return home. Their prayers were finally answered when they saw their boy running up...

From Tank to Turbo

Turbo was heavily overweight and struggling with everyday antics. Turbo was struggling to play ball, struggling to eat, struggling to walk to the toilet. They put him on numerous diets, tried multiple...

Bouncing Boomer

Bouncing Boomer Boomer was raced into the vet clinic late Tuesday afternoon, just in the nick of time before the clinic closed. Baby Boomer was in the wrong place at the wrong time and was hit by a ca...

Ruby's Roller-coaster Recovery

Ruby’s Roller-coaster Recovery Ruby came into the clinic chronically ill Friday morning, her carers noticed a drop in weight and a loss of appetite. During the examination, Dr Mel noticed she w...

Mustering Merv

It was a normal Friday morning for Merv, mustering cattle. Shifting them from paddock to paddock, Merv noticed a steer running the wrong way. He ran as fast as he could to coach the steer back to the ...

Troublesome Trev

Poor Trev got rushed to the clinic on Wednesday morning as he wasn’t eating or drinking and had been vomiting. Dr Jason was anxiously waiting for Trev’s arrival, with a million differentia...

Dude

Dude has suffered from chronic ear issues that have been waxing and waning his whole life. Poor Dude was born with narrow ear canals, which made him prone to ear infections. His dad had noticed dudes ...

Whatever floats your goat

May the gods be with you, Odin Odin was carried into the clinic on Tuesday morning as his owner was extremely concerned about him. He had been losing weight rapidly, staring off into space and una...

Gracies great escape!

Gracie was rushed to the clinic on Friday morning after she had been attacked by a dog. She was seen immediately by Dr Mel. Gracie’s gums were pale white and heart was racing a million miles an ...

Diamond's dance with death!

Diamond first presented after-hours in June for sudden onset of severe abdominal pain and fever after eating cat food the night before. She had a previous episode back in January where she was treated...

Ally

Ally: The Brown Snake Survivor At midday on Monday, Ally’s owners heard a harrowing yelp from the backyard. When they went to investigate, Ally was found collapsed. As her condition quickly det...

Larry

What the Shell is that???!!! Tracey from Bowen Sea Turtle assessment and rehabilitation centre called on Monday morning as she was notified by a new client that their little baby girl had a prolapse. ...

Missy

Hooked🎣 Missy came in the clinic today as she thought the prawn at the end of her neighbours’ hook looked very tasty. Missy’s dad raced straight down to the side of the creek when he had ...

Puss Puss

Attn; If you suspect or see a Paralysis tick present DO NOT offer any FOOD or WATER, get to a vet immediately. This may cause your pet to Aspirate, this can cause Death. What’s that giant thin...

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