Gippsland Obedience Dog Club (GODC) 

Community Messages


Community Messages


November 2022: Tick Anti-Toxin Serum shortage

Tick season is here. With large of paralysis tick cases presenting to vet clinics, and logistic issues, a limited supply of tick anti-toxin serum is available.

Dog owners should ensure that their dog is safeguarded with a tick preventative.

For more infomation refer to Tick Anti Toxin Serum Shortage (Greencross Vets).


February 2022: Kennel Cough and Brown Tick Disease

There are no further reports of uncontrolled Kennel Cough, nor of Brown Tick Disease having spread to the Gippsland area. Owners should, however, remain vigilant.

For information about Kennel Cough refer to Greencross Vets.

For information about Brown Tick Disease refer to the Dogs Victoria (pdf, 188kb) and Department of Agriculture websites.


January 2022: Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs)

Warning from Animal Poisons Helpline. RATs contain the chemical Sodium Azide as a preservative. This is poisonous to dogs. If you suspect that a dog has ingested any part of such a test seek veterinary advice.

For more infromation refer to Covid-19 RATs and Your Pets.


 

Dog looking out of car window
Dog looking out of car window
Courtesy unsplash.com (Ja San Miguel)

Karen with her dog Sheena performing at a recent club demonstration
Karen with her dog Sheena performing at a
recent club demonstration




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