Category: Interesting Cases

August – Butch – Winners are Grinners

Smiling from ear to ear! Mr. Butch is a regular visitor here at the clinic. His mum loves to pamper him, every month he visits to have the works done. He always walks out the door smelling fresh as a daisy. One area Butch has...

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JUNE – LUCKY – The Difference a Dental Can Make

Stanthorpe's Oldest Warrior Lucky is a tough rough old fella, his mother convinced him to go see Dr. Megan Bridger for a health assessment. As stubborn as he may seem, he knew it was the right thing to do. For this 19yr old Ginger Cat,...

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APRIL – ROCKY, This fella is made of Steel!

Stanthorpes - Rocky Balboa! 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 and was accidentally run over. He had been over 200m away less than a minute previously.....Man, they...

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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...

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NOVEMBER – MR. BIGGLES, Tick Paralysis in town

One October day, we were presented with Mr Biggles who was unable to stand up and move around. His owner had gone looking for him after he did not come home for breakfast or dinner the night before. She found him in the garden (in...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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