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Wing Clipping

At Sugarloaf Animal Hospital we are frequently asked whether or not to clip a bird’s wings.  While we ALWAYS want birds to be able to fly — because we know that they are healthiest when they can — we also know there is no simple, universal answer.  There are a number of things to consider…
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Foods Toxic for Dogs

Watching What you Eat? Remember to Do the Same for Your Dog!  The start of a new year is a time when many of us try to repair the calorie damage done over the festive season. Now that my belt has been reduced to nothing more than a fashion accessory rather than actually serving a…
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Puppy Problems? Don’t Scold it – School it!

Is there anything more loveable than that little bundle of puppyness you chose to make a part of your family? Even the coldest heart would melt after a look from those sorrowful puppy eyes, while even the grumpiest amongst us cannot fail to be cheered up by that constantly wagging tail. Children will cuddle a…
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Pets of a certain age…

We are lucky to see many older animals at the Sugarloaf Animal Hospital.  Many of them we have literally known since they were just babies, freshly arrived to their new home and family.  They may have even attended our famous Puppy Preschool!  But like all living things, Time catches up with our pet, and at a…
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Cats and the veterinary practice

At Sugarloaf Animal Hospital, we recognize that due to your cat’s uniquely feline character and quirks, a trip to the Vet can be hugely stressful for all concerned. No-one wants to take their cat to the Vet – and the cat most certainly doesn’t want to go, just like kids and the dentist! Therefore, under…
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Rabbit Calicivirus Disease RCD in Newcastle and Lake Macquarie

Rabbit calicivirus disease (RCD) is a very serious infectious disease that can kill pet rabbits in Australia.  There is some confusion about some aspects of this disease, and given some recent publications, now is a good time to clear the air with some good evidence-based information! How to keep these cuties from suffering from Rabbit…
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