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Danielle Ong BVSc DVM

Latest articles by Danielle Ong BVSc DVM

Ticks and paralysis - what's the link?
parasites
Ticks and paralysis - what's the link?
When an animal becomes paralysed, the first assumption is usually a motor vehicle accident, a victim of snakebite or that they got into some poison. While they are both plausible explanations for paralysis, there is anot…
July 1, 2020 • 1 shares • 1 comments
1080 and pets - what to watch out for
Poisons and hazards
1080 and pets - what to watch out for
1080 in this case does not refer to full high definition video, but the catalogue number of the poison sodium fluoroacetate (or more commonly referred to as “ten eighty”). While banned in most countries worldwide, 1080 i…
June 5, 2020
Why is my dog stinking?
Dogs
Why is my dog stinking?
Smell is a very powerful sense. Smells can evoke memories, influence your mood, affect your hunger levels, relationships and work performance. We tend to be captivated by things or people who smell good whilst shy away f…
May 25, 2020
Why does my vet always want to take blood samples?
Life as a vet
Why does my vet always want to take blood samples?
A common association people have with a visit to the doctors is getting pricked by needles. And perhaps this is how your pet associates going to the vet as well. We as humans understand that being stabbed by needles in o…
May 22, 2020 • 8 shares
Is heartworm such a big deal?
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Is heartworm such a big deal?
As you enter the vet to get your pet up to date with their annual vaccination (which sometimes slips our mind till we get a text message reminder from our vet), you might have been asked whether you would like your pet t…
May 8, 2020
Do alpacas make good pets?
Ask a Vet Online
Do alpacas make good pets?
Should I pack an alpaca?! You may have seen the video of Alfie the Alpaca or a boy skateboarding with his pet alpaca while you were browsing the internet and it might have sparked a thought about owning one yourself. Af…
May 1, 2020 • 368 shares
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