Cats

  1. Springtime Means Itchy Skin

    Springtime means itchy skin

    As the warmth of spring arrives, our furry friends can become itchy due to skin allergies caused by grasses, pollens and other allergens.

    These allergens can be dust mites, mould, certain types of food, and some insects. Some pets can also have irritated skin as a result of flea infestations.

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  2. The Geriatric Cat & Thyroid Disease

    Thyroid disease

    “My cat seems to have lost weight, but he is still so hungry. Is he just getting old?"

    An older cat who is losing weight but still hungry is a presentation that Vets see regularly. The cause is usually hyperthyroidism, and a routine blood test can usually confirms this diagnosis.

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  3. 6 Signs of Dementia

    6 signs of dementia

    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.

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  4. the Winter Weigh-In

    Winter Weigh In

    Shorter winter days and more time at home may mean your pet has been a little less active, and perhaps has even had a few extra snacks on the side.

    Never fear, to prevent a portly pet emerging this spring, we are here to help combat winter weight gain!

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  5. Can Probiotics Help My Pet

    Probiotics

    There is plenty of scientific evidence that supports the benefits of probiotics in humans, but what about our pets?

    Can probiotics help your pet and when should you use them?

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  6. Top Tips For Holidaying With Pets

    Top Tips For Holidaying With Pets

     As we all gear up for the summer holidays it’s important to take a moment to think about your pet.

    If you are traveling with your furry friend, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself to help keep your pet safe and happy.

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  7. Antibiotics Awareness

    It is becoming more and more evident that one of the greatest threats to human and animal health is antibiotic resistance and the emergence of 'superbugs'.

    Veterinarians are taking steps to help prevent the world from a global catastrophe where common infections and minor injuries once again kill.

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  8. Spring Skin

    Springtime

    Spring is in the air, but with the warmer weather comes the inconvenient things that cause itchy skin!

    Fleas commonly set off an attack of the itches, but pets can also be allergic to grasses, trees, plant pollen, dust mites and moulds, as well as certain foods.

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  9. Can Cats Really Get Asthma?

    Cats with Asthma

    Asthma can be a debilitating disease in humans but did you know that our feline friends are also susceptible to this life-changing condition?

    It helps to learn what to look out for in your feline friend.

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  10. Why Dogs Eat Poo

    Does your furry friend have a taste for the unmentionable?

    It’s a pretty dirty habit, but there can be many valid reasons why your pet eats poo (aka coprophagy).

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