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15. 01. 2023

ABDOMINAL EXPLORATORY SURGERY (EX-LAP)

Abdominal exploratory surgery (ex-lap) is a very useful tool in veterinary medicine and can be used for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes in cats and dogs.

What is an Abdominal Exploratory Surgery?
Essentially, an abdominal exploratory surgery is a diagnostic and sometimes therapeutic procedure where a veterinarian visually examines the abdominal organs and other structures to look for abnormalities.

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05. 01. 2023

EYE HEALTH – CORNEAL ULCERS

Ulcers usually occur due to trauma to the surface of the eye, whether that be from an injury caused by eyelashes or a foreign body or by an infection.  Ulcers often occur in stages starting as shallow indents progressing to deeper, more obvious indentations.

Symptoms include inflammation of the eye, squinting, excessive weeping/watering, the eye having a cloudy appearance and scratching/pawing at the face.

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29. 12. 2022

IS A PARROT THE RIGHT PET FOR YOUR CHILD?

Parrots can be wonderful pets and a loving companion for many; however, they are not easy pets to look after – especially for young children.

Parrots come in all shapes and sizes from Budgerigars to Macaws and all have extensive needs different from that of other companion animals like cats and dogs.

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22. 12. 2022

IS A RABBIT THE RIGHT PET FOR YOUR CHILD?

Rabbits can be extremely high maintenance animals and are hard to keep as
pets. They can be great companions if they are looked after correctly, however
this can be difficult to achieve.

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11. 12. 2022

IS A HAMSTER THE RIGHT PET FOR YOUR CHILD?

Hamsters may appear to be the perfect, child friendly pet due to their size. However, they are much more complex pets than many people realise.

Hamsters often do not receive the correct care due to being very misunderstood. In the wild, they will travel many miles per day in search of food; when kept as pets, they are kept in extremely small cages, with incorrect feed and sometimes with other hamsters which is extremely dangerous due to them being a solitary species!

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