Are you thinking about giving a pet as a gift? Well, it might be time to think again. As much as we love pets at Vet24, we also understand that they come with huge financial and emotional responsibilities. Cats and dogs that are given as gifts are vastly more likely to end up in
Applications of Genetic Engineering in Veterinary Medicine Genetic engineering in veterinary medicine, involves the manipulation of animal DNA. It can take 3 different forms – xenografting, cloning, and gene manipulation. Let’s take a closer look at these three concepts. Xenografting Scientists have discovered that animal valves and tissues are similar to human valves and tissues.
Vet 24 surgeon, Dr. Ramesh Sivacolundhu has been invited to present cancer lectures at the World Small Animal Veterinary Association conference in Cartagena, Colombia next month. Specialising in cancer treatment for dogs and cats, Vet24 surgeon and specialist Dr. Siva will be presenting three lectures to veterinarians from around the world. These will be
When it comes to pet emergencies, every second counts. Can you recognize pet emergencies? Do you know when to call the vet? Do you know the symptoms and causes of a real medical emergency? It’s important to quickly recognize an emergency and take action swiftly and calmly. Doing so could make the difference between life
In Australia, we’re famous for our hot summers, with high temperatures and beautiful sunny days. But at their peak, these summer temperatures can hit 40 degrees on the West Coast – this can be just as challenging for our furry friends as it is for us. When it comes to summer dangers for our
While we all try to protect our pets from danger, accidents can and do happen. Emergency situations such as road accidents, neighborhood fights, poisoning and serious illness may all arise for our animal friends. When the need arises, Vet24 emergency vet services are available 24/7. The best thing you can do for your
There’s no doubt that pets are important members of our families and when they are injured or in pain, we suffer too. Unfortunately, that pain can also extend to our pockets. When you’re faced with a sick or injured pet, the last thing you want to be worrying about is money. With pet insurance, you
There are many benefits of pet insurance. For many pet owners, accidents, pet fights, illnesses and other medical emergencies are an all too common occurrence. These situations can lead to some very expensive vet bills and really take their toll on a pet owner’s bank account. Unfortunately, most of us never consider pet insurance