Congratulations Jesse!


This week we are congratulating our Puppy Preschool Co-ordinator Jesse Tanner.

Jesse has completed her exams in Bachelor of Animal Studies. 

Jesse now awaits her results and then graduation. 

A wonderful achievement, Jesse!

We are very proud of you!


Congratulations, Hannah!


Hannah is studying her Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing and this week took her first blood draw.

Well done, Hannah!

Happy Birthday, Abby


Last week we celebrated Abby’s birthday.

What a yummy cake, Abby. We hope you had a great birthday!

Happy Birthday!

Furry Friends

Beautiful Cleo recently came in for desexing. 💕

BunBun visited us for removal of a lump on her eye 💕

Alfie saw Dr Alex for a dental correction and assessment. 💕

The Great Pantry Challenge!

Lake Rd Staff have cabin fever and are all cleaning out their pantries! They are loving K-Mart and Big W hacks! Here are a few of their finished products. What do you think? 

Staff Appreciation

Montanna Taylor

For Montanna who is now our nurse practitioner.

Montanna is continuing to grow into the role and always ensures she provides a good standard of customer service.

Excellent work, Montanna!

Brett Field

For his commitment and enthusiasm for his role. Always prepared and willing to participate in team activities.

An asset to our team. Well done, Brett!

Georgia Rusconi

Nurse Georgia for her work afterhours the past few weeks.

Working hard to get all the jobs done well.

Fantastic job, Georgia!

Feeding guide for rabbits & guinea pigs


Feeding your rabbit and guinea pig the right foods is important for healthy teeth and gastrointestinal health.

Daily nutrition

Listed here is a general guide as to what to feed your pet.

Daily nutrition Examples
Fresh hay

Oaten Hay, Timothy Hay, Orchard Grass, Botanical Hay (try to avoid Lucerne hay)

Hay chaff Oaten, Wheaten, Lucerne
Pellets 1 tablespoon per animal per day

Chinese Vegetables, Celery, Broccoli Leaves, Spinach, Silverbeet, Carrot, Zucchini,, Rocket, Kale, Chicory, Tomatoes, Celery

Fruit tree branches & leaves  
Rose leaves & petals – Fresh or dried
Fresh grass & foliage AS MUCH AS THEY WANT
Herbs Eg parsley, coriander
Vegetables high in Vitamin C for Guinea pigs

Parsley, Capsicum, Kale


Treats should only be given 1 to 2 times a week and may include:

  • Fresh fruit – small slice of apple, banana, pear, sultanas, cranberries, strawberries, watermelon
  • Pellets – 1 tablespoon per pig per day ONLY
  • Lucerne hay – small handful only
  • Hibiscus flowers
  • Fennel
  • Carrots
  • Almonds – 1 to 2 per animal

Foods to avoid

The follow foods should never be given to a rabbit or guinea pig:

  • Seeds
  • Bread
  • High grain mixes
  • Oats
  • Onions
  • Oleander; flowers or leaves
  • Azaleas
  • Starchy foods like potato


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