Haru and the Red Bellied Black Snake

by Pet ICU | June 02, 2020

While walking to her car on a Sunday morning, Haru's mum saw a snake in the yard but wasn't too worried. After returning home 15 minutes later, she...

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Boston the dog suffers from brown snake bite

by Animal Emergency Service | December 12, 2019

Brown snakes, one of the most common causes of domestic pet bites in Australia and one of the most dangerous snakes in the world. Their bite contains...

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How long does it take for a snake bite to kill a dog?

by Animal Emergency Service | December 12, 2019

The type of snake How much venom has been injected The time lapsed between the snake bite and when anti-venom is administered The effect of the venom...

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Pet intensive care - snake bites in dogs and cats

by Animal Emergency Service | December 12, 2019

Due to the serious nature of snake venom and the signs and symptoms it presents, many dogs and cats sadly end up requiring pet intensive care. At the...

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What is the best treatment for snake bites on dogs?

by Animal Emergency Service | December 12, 2019

This article contains the following information about the best treatment for snake bites on dogs: What information will my vet have about snakes? ...

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Symptoms and signs of snake bites on dogs

by Animal Emergency Service | December 12, 2019

Without actually witnessing a snake bite your dog, or finding yourself face to face with the immediate aftermath it is often difficult for the...

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Tic Tac's recovery from a brown snake bite

by Animal Emergency Service | November 22, 2019

  Tic Tac the Chihuahua Maltese X - photo credit: Richard Walker/AAP Tic Tac’s the Chihuahua Maltese X became very ill after attempting to play with...

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Mechanical Ventilation - How? When? Why?

by Animal Emergency Service | October 17, 2018

One of the most important processes within the body is the ability to breathe. Mechanical ventilation is the act of assisting or controlling the...

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The Biggest Risks to Cats in the Warmer Months

by Animal Emergency Service | September 29, 2016

As Australia slowly moves through a scorcher of a summer season, it’s important to understand the health and safety issues that pose a particular...

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