Mira Mar Veterinary Hospital

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Mira Mar Vets are hiring!

Mira Mar Vets are hiring!

- We have a permanent part-time position available for a Qualified Veterinary Nurse at Mira Mar Vets! - Please email your cover letter and CV to admin@miramarvet.com.au to apply. - Applications close 30th June 2022

How Christmas carols can help koala conservation this year A koala released back into the wild, Queensland. Image source: The Guardian The Australian Koala Foundation warns that koalas are in rapid decline around the country, with 30% of the species lost in just three...

The frozen future of conservation

The frozen future of conservation

The frozen future of conservation Ever heard of biobanking? It’s a method of collecting and storing biological samples for research. Often used for human data, the concept is now being implemented for the conservation of Australian wildlife. The Australian Frozen Zoo,...

New South Wales RSCPA introduces e-adoptions

New South Wales RSCPA introduces e-adoptions

New South Wales RSPCA introduces e-doptions Filling out a form online is almost becoming more second-nature to us than handwriting one. We online-shop for groceries, clothes, gifts and all sorts of other things, but how about for a pet? The New South Wales RSPCA have...

Celebrate world animal day

Celebrate world animal day

Celebrate World Animal Day This month we celebrate World Animal Day! The mission of World Animal Day is to raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the world. It helps to mobilise animal welfare movements into a global force to make the...

Study: Pet Health in Australia

Study: Pet Health in Australia

Study: pet health in Australia How likely is my dog’s breed to go to the vet? At what age is my cat prone to hyperthyroidism? Has anyone ever named their pet ‘Prince Harry’? The answers to all of these questions and more can be found in the newly published Pet Health...

Case study: Henry’s bloat

Case study: Henry’s bloat

Case study: Henry's bloat This is Henry. Henry is a five-year-old Great Dane who has been in a spot of trouble recently. Henry presented one afternoon as he was restless, had laboured breathing and was drooling. Examination revealed a bloated abdomen. Henry was...

Old tyres, new beds

Old tyres, new beds

Old tyres, new beds Image Source: Instagram We all love a feel-good story and this one’s a corker, because it not only benefits animals but the environment too. Meet Amarildo Silva, a 23-year-old artist and entrepreneur from Brazil. In his spare time, Amarildo...

Spare a thought for our wildlife.

Spare a thought for our wildlife.

Spare a thought for our wildlife The warmer weather can be really stressful for our wildlife. After a few consecutive days of high temperatures, it is not uncommon for us to see wildlife suffering from heat stress and dehydration. Some animals can also suffer burnt...

Man’s best friend

Man’s best friend

Man's best friend The term 'man's best friend' may be even more appropriate than ever. Recent research by an American psychologist has revealed that up to 42 per cent of middle-aged men are more likely to turn to their dog for emotional support during the tough times...

Tennis heros

Tennis heros

Tennis heroes There's been plenty in the media recently following an upset at the US tennis open, but here's a heartwarming tennis story for you! It has been reported that shelter dogs are being 'employed' as ball boys and girls at the Brazilian Tennis Open. The...

Public comment on council policy

Public comment on council policy

Public comment on Council policy DOG EXERCISE, PROHIBITED & RURAL LEASHING AREAS Council is currently considering the adoption of the draft Dog Exercise, Prohibited & Rural Leashing Areas Policy, which seeks to provide guidance to the community relating to dog...

Krysta Guille Photoshoot

Krysta Guille Photoshoot

We had a hilarious evening recently, where we all converged at Dave's house with our pets for a photoshoot with Krysta Guille Photography. As you can see, we had a brilliant time and the animals were VERY excited by the event! A huge thank you to Krysta for being a...