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aural haematoma tube

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 

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...