Please note Sugarloaf Animal Hospital is working restricted hours during the Covid lockdown.

Those hours are:

Monday & Tuesday – 8:00 – 9:00 Medical Rounds – Phone lines open 9:00 -17:00

Wednesday – Friday  08:00 – 17:00

Alternate Saturdays (2nd and 4th Saturday of the month) from 08:00 – 13:00

Contactless consults – Please call reception on arrival at 02 4955 1833

Please still wear a mask at all times and employ social distancing.

Due to COVID-19, we will only allow one person per consult with animals. Find out more

Call Now: 02 4955 1833

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Eggs Can Get Your Parrot Into a Bind Don’t Let Unwanted Eggs Become a Bind for Your Parrot

To the majority of bird owners, the appearance of an egg can be quite a surprise. First of all, it’s hard to know the sex of your pet bird unless you get it tested, so there’s a fifty percent chance you thought you had a male bird and were wrong! Secondly, many of us...
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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...
Foods Toxic for Dogs

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...

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Puppy Problems? Don’t Scold it – School it!

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...

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Cats and the veterinary practice

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...

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Pets of a certain age…

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...

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What do I feed my Eclectus Parrot?

What do I feed my Eclectus Parrot?

Even in the case of humans, dogs, and cats (species which have been extensively studied) absolute knowledge about all nutrient requirements are not even close to being known.  So how can we possibly know the dietary requirements of all the species of birds held in...

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