Pancreatitis & Christmas Time

Can you believe Christmas is almost here for 2021? Where did the year go? Christmas time is definitely when the BEST food is around - for us, that is! Sadly, for our pets, it’s the time when we see many patients with pancreatitis, because they’ve had access to some of the Christmas foods they shouldn’t!

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OUR CHRISTMAS TRADING HOURS

A list of our trading hours over the holiday season this year. If you have a pet emergency whilst we are closed, please contact PET ER NOTHLAKES – 3384 2222.

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Mental Health "One Foot Forward" campaign

At Wellpets we believe in supporting not just physical health, but mental health as well. For us, our people are just as important as our patients. Wellpets regularly participates in charity and awareness events. In October, we all laced up our joggers in support of the Black Dog Institiute. Walking 204km, we raised $1,096 for Mental Health in their "One Foot Forward" campaign

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Is Your Garden Pet Friendly?

Our pets are exposed to a wide variety of plants, from our own gardens, nature strips and neighbouring properties on walks, and even visits to the vets. Many of us invest plenty of time (and money) into making our gardens as welcoming and pretty as possible in an effort to make our homes as homely as we can. What a lot of people don’t realise, however, is that some of the more popular and pretty plants can cause our pets to itch, or can actually be toxic to them!

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Why I love my job

Why I love my job. Why wouldn’t I?

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COVID-19 Update

Due to the recent government announcement, as of 4pm Thursday 30 September, we will be operating under stage 2 restrictions.

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Lumps and Bumps

There are lots of different types of lumps and bumps so it’s always best to get a professional opinion.

Firstly, it is important to find out if it is cancerous or not. Some non-cancerous lumps include:

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What to do if you find a baby bird

Spring will soon be upon us, and with it comes baby bird sightings on the ground, as fledglings begin to prepare to leave the nest.

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Wellpets Charity Event

Recently the Wellpets team participated in a charity event on Friday 23rd July and raised over $300 was raised for the Children's Hospital Appeal.

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Heartworm: the silent killer

Monthly heart-worm preventative products became open sellers (no prescription required) around 20 Years ago, and this coincided with a reduction in the number of heart-worm cases diagnosed across Queensland.

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