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PETS CAN HAVE ALLERGIES, TOO!

PETS CAN HAVE ALLERGIES, TOO!

HOW ENVIRONMENTAL ALLERGIES CAN AFFECT YOUR DOG OR CAT Allergies are one of the top reasons that dogs and cats end up going to see their veterinarian. Some of the most commonly diagnosed allergens are environmental and include pollens (grass, tree, or weed), mould...

What you need to know about the Leptosporosis vaccination

What you need to know about the Leptosporosis vaccination

What is leptosporosis? Leptosporosis is a zoonotic bacterial disease, which means it affects both animals and humans. Which animals are at risk? Dogs are commonly affected, particularly if they have frequent contact with farm animals, rodents, wild animals or water...

What you need to know about dental procedures

What you need to know about dental procedures

'Dentals' are one of the most common routine procedures we perform. It's important to understand the ins-and-outs of these procedures and why they are so involved. Here are a few things you should know: Your pet needs a general anaesthetic For us to accurately assess...

6 signs of dementia in your pet

6 signs of dementia in your pet

Have you got an older dog who is awake more at night or getting confused at times? Have you just put it down to 'old age'? Your dog may be suffering from canine dementia, a disease also known as Canine Cognitive Dysfunction. The disease has been recognised in dogs for...

Tips to help your dog adjust when you return to work

Tips to help your dog adjust when you return to work

As COVID-19 restrictions relax and we start to return to a new "normal", many people will be returning to work. Your dog may be used to having you around more, which means they also have likely been enjoying the extra cuddles, walks and maybe even the extra snacks!...

Arthritis alert

Arthritis alert

As Autumn comes to an end and you are at home with your pets more due to COVID-19, now is a good time to keep an eye out for arthritis. The colder weather always coincides with an increase in the number of pets with stiff and sore joints, so knowing what to look out...

Coronavirus – what you need to know

Coronavirus – what you need to know

The Coronavirus outbreak is currently affecting many people throughout the world and in some places, changing the way we go about life. There are many questions and myths floating about so we thought we’d help answer, and debunk, a few of them here. How is Coronavirus...

Bringing your cat to the vet

Bringing your cat to the vet

Cats should be seen by their vet at least on an annual basis and more frequently as they enter their senior years. When transporting your cat to the practice, we recommend: Always use a carrier (cardboard boxes are not ideal as cats can easily escape) The ideal...

Can pets get heart disease?

Can pets get heart disease?

In the month of love we talk about our pets hearts. Heart disease is not uncommon in dogs and cats, and knowing what to look out for is important as it can really make a difference to your pet’s life. Our feline friends are particularly good at hiding signs of heart...

Now is the time to review what you are feeding your pet

Now is the time to review what you are feeding your pet

We know when you go to buy food for your pet it can be very confusing so this January we are asking pet owners to review their pets diet and start 2020 on the right track to give them the nutritional support they need right now. We recommend doing this throughout...

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