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aural haematoma tube

Tools of the trade: Dr Larson’s Aural Haematoma Tube

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by Dr Peta Gay Railton, Pet Medical, Milsons Point, NSW This small flexible tube can be used with cats and dogs suffering from an aural...
osteoarthritis drug

Tools of the trade: Zydax

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by Dr Scot Plummer, Brisbane Pet Surgery, QLD Zydax contains pentosan polysulfate and is used to treat osteoarthritis in dogs. It’s a very effective drug. What’s...

Tools of the trade: Tartar Removing Forceps D1013

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by Rebecca Hagney VN, Claws and Paws Family Veterinary Hospital, Bathurst, NSW These forceps quickly and effectively remove tartar without putting too much pressure on...

Tools of the trade: Cardalis app

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Estimated reading time: 2 minutes by Dr Madhurika Bhagwat, Doubleview Vet Centre, Scarborough, WA Cardalis is an app to monitor a dog’s respiratory rate. As...
stable anaesthetic

Tools of the trade: Zoletil

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by Dr David Rizkalla, The Gables Veterinary Group, Monash, ACT Zoletil is a combination of two drugs, tiletamine and zolazepam. It’s commonly used in general...
Ligasure vessel-sealing device

Tools of the trade: LigaSure

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By Dr Charles Kuntz, Southpaws Surgery for Animals, Moorabbin, Vic LigaSure is a vessel-sealing device. In the past, it was necessary to clamp blood vessels...

Tools of the trade: Wahl Bravura Lithium Ion cordless clippers

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Review by Natalie Burne, North Road Veterinary Centre, Gardenvale, VIC This is a good, sturdy clipper that we use for pre-surgical shaving and aesthetic grooming. What’s good about...

Tools of the trade: Emla cream

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Estimated reading time: 2 minutes by Dr Vanessa Reid, St Ives Veterinary Hospital and Positive Pets Behaviour Vet, NSW Emla is a topical anaesthetic cream...

Tools of the trade: UV Dental Torch

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by Dr Lydia Brichta, Summer Hill Village Vet, NSW I originally received these UV dental torches from Hill’s Pet Nutrition and used them for quite...

Tools of the trade: Pill popper 

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by Rebecca Poppett VN, Yandina Vet Clinic, QLD This is a handy gadget to give tablets to dogs and cats when putting your fingers in...