Pet Advice

General Pet Advice

Yearly Health Checks
Your pet's yearly health checks are an essential part of caring for your pet's well being because our pets age Read more
Why should I treat Cushing's Disease? (Hyperadrenocorticism)
So, your vet thinks your dog may have Cushing's disease? (For information on how we test for Cushing's disease, CLICK Read more
Why is the veterinary suicide rate so high?
There has been another suicide in the veterinary industry over last week (September 2021 at date of publishing). It's making Read more
Why is my pet gaining weight? Part 2
Once we have ruled out medical reasons for weight gain (See part 1) it is time to look at other Read more
Why is my pet gaining weight? Part 1 : The medical reasons.
It is the worst feeling, walking into the vet surgery, and feeling like your vet is judging you because your Read more
At what age should I desex my dog?
At what age should I desex my dog? This is a complicated question. If you are thinking about breeding from Read more
What are retained deciduous teeth?
The root of the deciduous teeth resorb in order for the teeth to become loose and fall out. This allows Read more
Help! My pet has Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions - what does that mean?
Odontoclastic Resorptive Lesions (ORLs also known as Tooth Resorptions TRs) can be a really difficult diagnosis to understand. If you Read more
What to expect from surgery at Tweed Coast Vet.
Your pet is in safe hands at Tweed Coast Vet. With one surgical theatre for major procedures, and an additional Read more
Storm Advice
Does a storm phobia send you and your dog crazy during a storm? Here are some great tips on keeping Read more