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CANINE CARE VIDEOS

The team at Veterinary Specialist Services has produced a series of videos designed to help communicate key points to our clients relating to caring for your dog. These videos cover such topics as esophageal tube feeding, post-op care for abdominal surgery, giving a dog a pill, and more.

You can browse the range of videos below and click the title, image or button to watch the desired video. To stay up-to-date with new videos, you can subscribe to our YouTube channel.

Collecting a urine sample

Anita Parkin, our head veterinary nurse and practice manager, demonstrates how to collect a urine sample.

Management of a closed suction drain

Dr Abbie Tipler, one of our surgeons at VSS, explains how to care for a closed-suction drain at home.

Esophageal feeding

Dr Chris Halman from our internal medicine team discusses how to feed via an esophageal feeding tube.

Formulating food for esophageal feeding

Natalie from our nursing team explains how to create a feeding tube solution.

Passive range of motion exercises

Veterinary physiotherapist Lindsey Connell demonstrates how to safely perform passive range of motion exercises with your pet. 

Bandage care at home

Surgeon Dr Abbie Tipler, describes how to care for your pet at home when they have a bandage. 

Application of a Robert Jones dressing

Surgeon Dr Abbie Tipler demonstrates the application of the modified Robert-Jones dressing.

Getting a dog safely in and out of the car

Veterinary physiotherapist Lindsey Connell demonstrates how to safely get an injured patient in and out of your car. 

Expressing a bladder

Our nursing team demonstrates how to express a bladder.

Icing a limb post orthopaedic surgery

Surgeon Dr Nick Cleland gives instructions on how to ice a region post surgery.

Administering a subcutaneous injection

Dr Gemma Spinoglio demonstrates how to give a subcutaneous injection to a dog.

Administering eye medication

Ophthalmologist Dr Vicki Liddle demonstrates how to administer an eye medication. 

Administering a transdermal medication

Our nursing team demonstrates how to apply a transdermal medication.

Cleaning your pet's eyes

Ophthalmologist Dr Vicki Liddle demonstrates how to clean your pet's eyes safely. 

Downloading freestyle information

Dr Briannan-Kym Kane demonstrates how to download the Libre Freestyle data.

Home care post abdominal surgery

Dr Abbie Tipler explains how to care for your pet post abdominal surgery, including spey procedure. 

The use of meloxicam

Dr Abbie Tipler explains how to use the drug meloxicam.

Application of a Libre Sensor

Dr Briannan-Kym Kane demonstrates how to apply a Libre Sensor to a patient.

Recording of a respiratory rate

Cardiologist Dr Chris Lam explains how to monitor a pet's respiratory rate at home.

Removing a light dressing

Nurse Natalie demonstrates how to remove a light dressing from a wound in a pain-free manner. 

Removing a fentanyl patch

Natalie from our nursing team demonstrates how to remove a fentanyl patch in a pain-free manner. 

Sling walking a dog

Physiotherapist Lindsey Connell shows you how to safely sling walk your dog after neurological or musculoskeletal injury. 

Administering a pill to a dog

Katie from our nursing team demonstrates some tips and tricks for administering a pill to a dog.

Recording a Doppler blood pressure measurement

Anita Parkin demonstrates how to accurately record a Doppler blood pressure measurement. 

Understanding insulin dosing with insulin syringes and pens

Gemma Spinoglio discusses the use of insulin pens, syringes, and how to accurately dose and store insulin. 

Post-operative care for the orthopaedic patient

Small Animal Surgeon Dr Nick Cleland explains how to care for a patient post orthopaedic surgery.