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September 1st, 2016
Give fledglings a fighting chance this spring season
Well-meaning community members bringing baby birds found on the ground to Lort Smith this spring season could ultimately be responsible for their death.
July 8th, 2016
Car tripping with cats
As anyone who has ever owned a cat can attest, it is extremely stressful travelling with cats. Unlike their furry canine companions, cats generally HATE car travel. Here are some tips I have discovered to assist you and your feline friend!
May 18th, 2016
Kitten rescued from the car engine after 20km journey
A five week old stray kitten has been rescued by Lort Smith and MFB from the engine of a car after having travelled over 20 kilometres from Deer Park to Parkville and left there for close to 12 hours while the unaware car owner was at work.
April 20th, 2016
Lexie's life-threatening infection
Dr Justine shares mixture of pet health tips, along with some of her everyday life adventures with her cat Lexie.
April 15th, 2016
Happy 80th Birthday Lort Smith!
Lort Smith Animal Hospital celebrated a milestone anniversary today – 80 years of providing life-saving care for sick, injured and vulnerable animals. That's 560 in dog years!
March 30th, 2016
Fish out of water surgery
Lort Smith vet Dr Tristan Rich has performed an unusual surgery removing a tumour from Bubbles the goldfish.
March 22nd, 2016
Chocolate and dogs this Easter: an eggstraordinarily bad idea
Lort Smith Animal Hospital is calling for dog owners to keep chocolate well away from their pets this Easter as it toxic for them.
March 16th, 2016
Top first aid tips for your pet
Has an insect or tick ever bitten your dog or cat and you’ve been unsure what to do? Have you ever worried that your pet has swallowed poison or food it shouldn't?