Wesley is an 11 year old Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever who is also a cancer survivor. Last year, while visiting Nicklin Way Veterinary Surgery for his vaccinations, the veterinarian detected a firm lump on his chest and several other soft lumps on his trunk.
Midnight is an 8 and a half year old domestic short hair cat. When she came in for a routine vaccination at almost 7 years of age, her vet at Nicklin Way Veterinary Surgery assessed her body condition as being quite overweight for her petite frame, weighing in at 7 .5 kg!
Milo is an inquisitive 19 month old chocolate Burmese that is always up to mischief. A few weeks ago he ventured beyond the backyard and followed his mum through the sand dunes towards the beach at Kawana. It is there that Milo’s encounter with a Tiger Snake began.
Georgie is a fit, healthy 2-year-old Staffordshire Bull Terrier who became lame on her left hind leg last October after jumping out of a Ute. She was rested for a few days, but the lameness didn’t improve and she was brought to the vet for examination.
Taj is a beautiful 5 and 1/2 year old male neutered Staffordshire Bull Terrier. Just recently, his mum noticed his skin was a bit red and he had a small graze on the top of his nose. The following day he was a bit restless and itchy all over, but when he woke up covered in sores, his mum was very concerned and brought him in to see the veterinarian.
Zoko is an exuberant, fit, healthy two year old male Staffordshire Bull Terrier. He is full of enthusiasm and does everything at ‘full speed ahead’. He regularly takes his owner for a walk (yes, not the other way round) and he can’t get enough of life. A few weeks ago though, just before Christmas, his daily walk ended in catastrophe. It was hot humid summer day and the temperature was well over 25 degrees by 9am.
Walter is a very lively nine year old castrated male Dachshund. His story began a few years ago when Walter presented to us with unexplained weight loss despite a good appetite. He was otherwise a happy little dog, with no other problems according to his mum.
Zara is a 16 month old speyed female Labrador, who likes to chew anything and everything in her path. Unknown to her parents, she managed to find some dumped fast food leftovers on her daily walk and it turned into a disaster!