Gungahlin Vet Hospital

Petcare Info

Most Popular Pet Names

What are the most common pet names on our database? Whether you are considering a name for your new companion, or curious to see how many other animals share your pet's name, here are the top 50 names of our furry clients.

Hydatids

The tiny hydatid tapeworm of dogs can cause severe health problems for humans. This award winning essay is by medical student Joannah Chappel. She is a qualifed veterinary nurse who we are lucky enough to employ on some weekends.

Parvovirus

Parvovirus causes perhaps the most severe gastroenteritis in dogs, with a high fatality rate, but is entirely preventable by vaccination.

Heat stress and Heat stroke

Death due to heat stroke is a real risk in hot weather, and even on moderate days for some dogs and in some conditions. What can you do to protect your pet from this terrible condition?

Choosing a Dog

Dogs are great for us and for the community. But what sort of dohg is best for you? What do I need to know before choosing a source (breeder, shelter, pound), purebred or crossbred, breed, and sex?