Permethrin Poisoning (choosing the right tick prevention for cats)

by Animal Emergency Service | August 11, 2020

Fleas and ticks are two of the biggest nuisances for our feline friends. While there are preventative medications available to stop these pests,...

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The Ultimate Guide to Tick Paralysis (everything you need to know)

by Animal Emergency Service | July 21, 2020

Paralysis ticks are a silent but deadly killer, and unfortunately Australia's climate is the perfect breeding ground for them. Animal Emergency...

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Cost Involved for Treating Tick Paralysis

by Animal Emergency Service | September 16, 2019

Tick paralysis is a serious and potentially fatal condition for our pets. However, it can be preventable through being proactive by protecting our...

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Tick Paralysis in its Deadliest Form - Nismo

by Animal Emergency Service | May 31, 2019

Nismo is a 5-year-old, Japanese Spitz who arrived at the Animal Emergency Service Underwood not breathing, and with no heartbeat. The team quickly...

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Lucca's Paralysis Tick Survival Story

by Animal Emergency Service | January 14, 2019

Lucca is one lucky little pup who just wouldn’t give up. One Thursday evening, Lucca wasn’t quite himself when he became wobbly on his back legs. His...

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Introducing Dr Ellie Leister, Pet ICU Veterinary Director

by Animal Emergency Service | November 20, 2018

Dr  Ellie Leister is one of the Veterinary Directors of the Pet Intensive Care Unit at Underwood, Queensland. Growing up in rural NSW, on a beef...

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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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Dr Rob Webster and AusTick 2018

by Animal Emergency Service | July 06, 2018

Veterinarians around Australia (and internationally) have no doubt heard of Dr Rob Webster especially those who treat Tick Paralysis. Dr Rob is one...

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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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The Paralysis Tick

by Animal Emergency Service | September 08, 2016

The dreaded paralysis tick is back! Animal Emergency Service has been treating patients suffering tick paralysis for some weeks now with numbers on...

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