Articles by Sash Vets

Bugs and Drugs, by Amy Lam

The following documents may be of use for treatment of animal antimicrobial issues. Marks_et_al-2011-Journal_of_Veterinary_Internal_Medicine Weese_et_al-2015-Journal_of_Veterinary_Internal_Medicine Lappin_et_al-2017-Journal_of_Veterinary_Internal_Medicine Urinary-guidelines

Physiotherapy
at
SASH

Physiotherapy helps pets to recover normal movement and avoid the compensatory changes that may lead to re-injury or chronic issues later in life. Although pets often return to play and other normal activities after injury, they may still have stiff joints stiffness or muscles that are tight or not being activated appropriately. These issues prevent… Read more »

New radiation oncology facility for cancer patients

We are beyond excited to announce that SASH is currently in its 4th month of constructing our new Radiation Oncology Facility at our North Ryde location that will house Australia’s first dedicated Veterinary Linear Accelerator with stereotactic capability! This will improve the lives of many of our cancer patients, making treatment possible for what otherwise… Read more »

Dog Lovers
Show,
Sydney

SASH is proud to again be a major sponsor and exhibitor at the Dog Lovers Show Sydney. This exciting event is on August 5th and 6th and is at the Royal Hall of Industries & The Horden Pavilion. The Sydney Dog Lovers Show is a great day out for the whole family with lots of… Read more »

Keeping
your reptile
healthy

A wide range of reptiles can be kept as pets. A licence is required and it is important to ensure that your pet has been bred in captivity. Every species will have different requirements and it is recommended to research and understand these needs before obtaining any reptile as a pet. Housing your pet All… Read more »

Keeping your
guinea pig and
rabbit healthy

Rabbits and guinea pigs make wonderful pets. It is a common misconception that they are low-maintenance pets but this is far from the truth. They have specific dietary requirements and in order to have long and happy lives, require an appropriate environment, good nutrition and preventative health care. Housing your pet Although traditionally considered outdoor… Read more »

Keeping
your bird
healthy

Parrots are highly intelligent and long lived birds. Small parrots, like budgerigars and cockatiels make excellent pets. Larger birds can be incredibly demanding and this should be seriously considered before making a commitment. There are many birds looking for a home, so consider adopting your new pet from a rescue organisation. Some birds also require… Read more »

Did you know?
Osteoarthritis and Physiotherapy

Did you know that 1 in 5 dogs will develop osteoarthritis? And many owners don’t know how to recognise the early signs of osteoarthritis. If your dog: has become less active is stiff and slow to rise after rest has limited movement in a joint or limb or has trouble jumping or getting up and… Read more »

Making
a splash with
HYDROTHERAPY!

Hydrotherapy has long played an important role in the rehabilitation of humans and the benefits of utilising an underwater treadmill are increasingly being realised in animal rehabilitation. Canine hydrotherapy allows for rehabilitation to begin earlier, with patients able to begin therapeutic exercise within days of injury or surgery with minimal risk of re-injury1 and reduced… Read more »