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Doggy boot camp 101

Doggy boot camp 101

It’s important that you exercise your dog appropriately for their condition, as overweight pets are at higher risk of becoming puffed and dangerously overheated or sustaining joint injuries.

Uh oh, I found a lump on my pet!

Uh oh, I found a lump on my pet!

At your pet’s appointment, we will perform a general check of your pet and examine the lump itself. In some cases, we will discuss further testing of the lump to confirm a diagnosis.

Is it an emergency?

Is it an emergency?

Seeing your pet afflicted with any unwellness or injury can be very worrying and may leave you feeling helpless or uncertain, especially if you’re unsure whether their condition warrants an emergency or after-hours veterinary assessment.

Daily care of your pet’s mouth

Daily care of your pet’s mouth

Regular veterinary care is important for keeping your pet in good health. During their annual veterinary checks (or twice-yearly checks for older pets!), we will perform a general physical assessment and make recommendations on any preventative therapies or proactive...

Advice for new cat owners

Advice for new cat owners

So, you’ve decided that you are ready to welcome a new cat into your household - congratulations! With some dedicated care on your part, you should have a loving feline companion for the next 12-18 years. When searching for your new friend, consider whether you would...

“A Christmas case of tummy upset”

“A Christmas case of tummy upset”

Pepper is a seven-year-old female Schnauzer, who is very tolerant when her family decides to dress her up for Christmas (with her little white beard, she makes a delightful doggy Santa).  A couple of days after Christmas two years ago, Pepper seemed quieter than...

Healthy pet weight 101

Healthy pet weight 101

If your pet becomes overweight, it’s a great idea to have them assessed further by one of our vets. Firstly, we can determine their ideal target weight, and create a personalised plan for safe, effective weight loss.

Cat anxiety: Not feline very good!

Cat anxiety: Not feline very good!

If your cat is showing any behavioural changes suggestive of anxiety, it’s best to book an appointment with our vets for further assessment, so we can confirm the problem and look for any potential associated medical issues.

Atopy management

Atopy management

If we suspect underlying allergies as the trigger for your pet’s skin or ear disease, we will perform some treatment trials to help determine the cause. This will include a thorough flea control program, a hypoallergenic dietary trial and a check of your pet’s environment for any common irritating plants.

Happy Paws Veterinary Clinic

Shops 20-21 Coombabah Plaza,
21 Hansford Road,
Coombabah QLD 4216

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Opening Hours

Monday to Friday – 8am to 5:30pm

Saturday – 8am to 12 noon

Closed on Sundays