We have a holistic approach towards the treatment of animals in our care.
We look at the whole animal for example its diet, husbandry, environment and not just its presenting symptoms.
The majority of problems are caused by incorrect diet & husbandry.
At Currumbin Valley Veterinary Surgery we place a great emphasis on the education of our clients to make them more aware of the special needs and requirements of their pets.
Photos from Currumbin Valley Birds, Reptiles & Exotics Vet's post Avian veterinarians commonly have to operate on pet parrots that have ingested fibre from chewing on inappropriate toys, happy huts, cage accessories, curtains, carpet, upholstery etc. Parrots are “hard-wired” to chew. When foraging for food in the wild, they chew ...
Photos from Currumbin Valley Birds, Reptiles & Exotics Vet's post We see many pet birds with inappropriate wing trims. Typically the wings have been “hacked off”, too short to prevent their pet from flying away. If birds’ wings are cut so short that they cannot fly , they suffer physical ...
Some interesting Zebra finches in hospital- Ning, the male was the patient and his handsome wife, Ink, was keeping him company.
A little parrotlet in hospital for treatment- these are interesting little birds that originate from South America and are becoming more popular as pets
Nurse Alex, from Denmark, blow drying Milly, the hen. She had just had a medicated shampoo to treat her skin condition. She really enjoys her spa treatments.
Photos from Currumbin Valley Birds, Reptiles & Exotics Vet's post Mr. Buster and Miss B.B. our resident blue and gold macaws, giving the camera “the eye”
Photos from Currumbin Valley Birds, Reptiles & Exotics Vet's post Some of our boarding animals taking advantage of the winter sunshine
Photos from Currumbin Valley Birds, Reptiles & Exotics Vet's post Three quarters of physical health problems in pet birds are caused by inadequate diet. Mostly diets that are too high in fats and too low in essential vitamins and minerals. Vitamin A deficiency can cause a thickening and flaking of ...
Photos from Currumbin Valley Birds, Reptiles & Exotics Vet's post Pet parrot owners love to take their birds outdoors to enjoy fresh air and sunshine. Some owners, mistakenly clip their parrot’s wings so short that they cannot fly away. These “hacked-off” wing trims cause many problems. Check out our website ...
Buster and BB, our resident blue and gold macaws enjoying an April shower
Lilly a disabled hen , boarding to give mum some respite