Articles & Case Studies

Nutritional Requirements for Canine Pancreatitis Patients

Successful management of pancreatitis in canine patients is often due to early diagnosis and prompt medical treatment. While there are several factors involved in the creation of a treatment plan for pancreatitis patients, perhaps one of the most important considerations is diet and nutrition. This report will discuss nutritional care for canine patients who are [...]

Nutritional Requirements for Canine Pancreatitis Patients2019-02-27T18:31:53+10:00

Sialography and Foreign Body Removal (pig tusk)

Toby presented to his regular veterinarian after an altercation with a pig.  There was a 3 cm laceration to the side of the face over the zygomatic arch.  The wound healed with open wound management and a short course of antibiotics, however Toby represented with a fluid filled mass on the side of his face [...]

Sialography and Foreign Body Removal (pig tusk)2018-02-23T08:53:25+10:00

Dental Assessment Guide for Nurses

If you are asked to do a dental assessment on a patient would you know what to do?  Here's a quick overview on how to perform a thorough dental assess on a conscious patient.  Obviously make sure the patient is amenable before attempting!   Check for Temporomandibular Joint Function Check the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) function [...]

Dental Assessment Guide for Nurses2018-02-23T08:34:18+10:00

Surgical Management of Congenital Dermoids and Lateral Lid Agenesis

    The left eye of this gorgeous Cavalier King Charles Spaniel hides a secret problem.         The lefts eye's secrets: - 3 dermoids (hairy skin in an abnormal location) & lower lateral lid agenesis.     The treatment involved General Anaesthetic           Microsurgery and magnification with an [...]

Surgical Management of Congenital Dermoids and Lateral Lid Agenesis2018-02-23T08:42:21+10:00

ECG’s for Nurses – Part 1

ECGs are an essential part of every day veterinary practice, particularly as an part of anaesthetised patient monitoring. We all put our patients onto the multi-parameter monitors, and we make sure there's a trace.  But are we watching that trace and do we know what we are looking at?  It is important that we are [...]

ECG’s for Nurses – Part 12018-03-02T13:37:50+10:00

Hypothermia in Anaesthetised Patients 

All patients undergoing a procedure or surgery will require either sedation or a full general anaesthetic.  The drugs we use are obviously essential keep the patient anaesthetised, but among other things these medications can affect a patient’s normal thermoregulatory process.  Whilst there are a few drugs that can cause hyperthermia, the majority will cause hypothermia. [...]

Hypothermia in Anaesthetised Patients 2018-02-23T08:35:10+10:00

What is Syringomyelia and Chairi-Like Malformation

In Chiari-like malformation, the skull is malformed, which results in a cranial cavity that is too small to accommodate the caudal parts of the brain (the cerebellum and brainstem), resulting in overcrowding. In approximately 40% of animals with this malformation, the cerebellum will herniate (protrude) through an area called the foramen magnum. The majority of [...]

What is Syringomyelia and Chairi-Like Malformation2018-02-23T08:35:10+10:00


If you have an after hours emergency please come to 431 Tanawha Tourist Drive Tanawha and see the Sunshine Coast Animal Emergency Service.

Their entry is via the Chancellor Park Veterinary Surgery, which is located in the building beside ours.

The emergency veterinarians, along with their team of support staff, help us provide 24 hours care, 7 days a week.

They are also available to treat emergencies that occur out of hours.
There is always at least one veterinarian on duty with a team of support staff, at all times.

Our team of veterinarians and specialists are available for emergency surgeries and procedures to ensure the best possible care for all patients.

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431 Tanawha Tourist Drive
Tanawha, QLD. 4556
07 5453 7555

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Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m