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!
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!
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?
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!
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!
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.
Listed here is a general guide as to what to feed your pet.
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
- Almonds – 1 to 2 per animal
Foods to avoid
The follow foods should never be given to a rabbit or guinea pig:
- High grain mixes
- Oleander; flowers or leaves
- Starchy foods like potato