APRIL – ROCKY, This fella is made of Steel!
Stanthorpes - Rocky Balboa! [caption id="attachment_1000" align="alignright" width="225"] Mr Rocky Baloba himself, training on his family farm to regain his strength.[/caption] Rocky was one of the cute chocolate Labrador pups Kirstin bred that you followed on Facebook!! Rocky was still a pup when he came out of nowhere...Read more
DECEMBER – LEXI, Our Much Loved Trouble Maker!
Miss Lexi, a frequent flyer here! [caption id="attachment_855" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Princes Lexi looking fab - this photo was actually taken during her long hospital stay a few years ago. Doesn't she look cute![/caption] Lexi was loving life, living it to the full after a...Read more
OCTOBER – SPARKLES, Our Little Rock-Star!
OCTOBER, SPARKLES - Our Little Rock-Star! It was a sunny October day here in Stanthorpe, with warmer weather looming and a feeling of Spring in the air. Sparkles, however, had lost the spring in her step. She presented to us after spending most of the...Read more
SEPTEMBER – BASIL, The Constant Troublemaker!
Basil is no stranger to our emergency services, he is full of energy and constantly finding himself in sticky situations! His owner rang the on-call veterinarian late one Sunday afternoon, concerned that Basil may have been choking on something. He was making a horrendous noise...Read more
AUGUST – FRANK, Have you ever been BUSTING for a wee?
Well, Frank has! Frank was brought into the clinic as an emergency after hours, when his owners were concerned that he was straining when toileting. Thankfully they brought him in when they did; Frank's condition was most definitely an emergency. His exam revealed that he...Read more
JULY – MISTY, Putting her best feet forward!
Misty presented to us as an emergency in early July after falling out of the back of the ute. We could immediately see that she had sustained injuries that required urgent attention, including a severe laceration to her right foreleg. She was calm and stable...Read more
JUNE – SNIP, Is a smiling dog a bad thing?
Has your dog ever looked really surprised and happy to see you? Ears pricked to attention, eyebrows raised, wide-eyed and with an almost human-like smile on their face? Imagine if your dog looked surprised, smiling even, but then you realised they couldn’t help it....Read more
MAY – Ginger, Autumn Paralysis Tick
‘But there aren’t any paralysis ticks in this area, are there?!’ THERE ARE PARALYSIS TICKS IN AND AROUND STANTHORPE!! Yes, this area was once regarded as a ‘paralysis tick free zone’…. But times have changed and the ticks have well and truly crept their...Read more