The sudden cool winter weather always comes as a shock to us in the Redlands, especially when we enjoy higher Autumn temperatures in Queensland, Brisbane and surrounds. The first hint that winter is on its way is when our dogs start curling up in a ball on their beds or eyeing out ours! Luckily winter […]
All of this wet weather recently has caused an influx of toads and mushrooms throughout backyards all-over Capalaba and South-East Queensland. Cane Toads secrete a toxin from glands on each shoulder, the glands release the poison when the toad feels threatened. If ingested, this venom can cause excessive salivation, retching, vomiting, seizures and paralysis. Immediate […]
Baybreeze Family Vets will be closed for the Australia Day public holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Wednesday, 27th January, 2021.
Many of us don’t realise that our dog is overweight, because the weight gain is easy to overlook as it often takes place gradually over time. Even if you’ve noticed your dog is carrying a little extra weight, you may not be aware how much it can affect his health. Being as little as 20% […]
Join us for our first puppy preschool intake for 2021 at Baybreeze Family Vets! Our first class will be on Thursday, 14th January from 17:30 – 18:30 and the program will run over a 4 week period. Puppy training is a fantastic opportunity to bond with your puppy and adopt a framework of how to […]
Did you know, 90% of skin allergies are not caused by food issues! With summer in full swing, some pets may have an increased reaction to environmental allergens. Check out this handy video by Hills AU that provides some excellent insights and handy tips!
Zazu belongs to our Nurse Sarah and came in for a routine dental a few weeks ago. Zazu was diagnosed with resorptive lesions during a routine dental scale and polish, dental x-rays revealed her tooth roots were resorbing! Resorptive lesions are most commonly seen in cats, however the condition has been reported in dogs as […]
We would like to wish all of our clients and patients a very special Christmas! As we prepare to take a bit of a break, our opening hours will vary slightly over the holiday period: 24/12: Closing at 12:00 pm 25/12: Closed 26/12: Closed 27/12: Closed 28/12: Closed 29/12: Closed 30/12: 8:00am – 4:00pm 31/12: […]
Christmas is really all about food for us humans. From our stockings to our dining tables, food is everywhere during the run-up to Christmas. A lot of the foods we commonly associate with Christmas are highly dangerous for our pets. Let’s take a look at the foods you should keep well out of their reach. […]
Your pets’ ears play an important role in their overall health and well being but can sometimes be overlooked. Knowing the signs associated with a possible ear infection could help reduce long term damage. If your pet is showing any of the following signs, contact your veterinarian straight away: Scratching the ear, shaking the head, […]
Ticks are a small insect of the arachnid family. There are many species of tick but the one of most concern is the paralysis tick (Ixodes holocyclus). The paralysis tick can be found along the Eastern Coast of Australia. They can be found from as far as North Queensland to Victoria. Other common types of […]
Pets, on average, age five to eight times faster than humans. By age two, most pets have already reached adulthood. At age four, many are entering middle age. By age seven, many dogs, particularly larger breeds, are entering their senior years. Because pets age so rapidly, major health changes can occur in a short amount […]
Beach, bush or the dog park, we love getting out with our dogs, so it’s important to keep them protected against parasites. But which parasites do we need to be prepared for? In this post we cover some of the major parasites to look out during the summer months in Australia. Fleas: Fleas are more […]
Dr Annette Willaims and her team are hard at work and excited to welcome you and your beloved pets to Baybreeze Family Vet Clinic. Keep an eye on our social pages, @baybreezevets, as well as our website for further updates!
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