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Tag: Pet Healthcare

It’s All About Those Anal Glands

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve deep into the anatomy, function, and potential issues surrounding pet anal glands. Whether you’re a seasoned pet owner or a curious novice, join us as we unravel the mysteries behind these fascinating glands. What are anal glands? The anal glands produce a foul-smelling, oily fluid that serves several purposes…
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Flea & Worming Protocol

Flea & Worming Prescribing & Dispensing Protocol After seeking further guidance from the Royal College Of Veterinary Surgeons, we have made changes to the way we prescribe Flea and Worm treatments and introduced a new protocol  As flea and worm prescriptions now need to be associated with a physical examination, we have decided to conduct…
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What Is Endoscopy?

An endoscopy is a minimally invasive procedure where a specialised camera is used to view areas within your pet’s body. Think “Camera Diagnostics” An endoscope is basically a flexible tube that uses a video camera to transmit images to a larger screen for magnification. An illuminating light allows your vet to view areas such as…
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Halloween: Keep Your Pets Safe

Whilst ghosts and vampires can scare us, nothing scares us more than our pet’s being in danger. This Halloween there maybe dangers in your home for pets… With the spooktacular time of the year fast approaching, we have compiled a Halloween safety guide to keep pets happy. Although many of us enjoy Halloween, it can…
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Beware Of The Mushrooms!

It’s not uncommon for dogs to encounter mushrooms on walks, especially in the Autumn, and some dogs may find them a fun snack. But can dogs eat mushrooms? It is essential that owners know the dangers that wild mushrooms pose to their dogs and what to do if they suspect their dog has eaten a…
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Arthritis In Dogs

Arthritis (osteoarthritis) is a very common condition that causes stiff, painful, swollen joints. Just like in us humans Arthritis makes moving around difficult and uncomfortable. What is Arthritis? Arthritis is inflammation of the joints and is a common problem in many dogs, causing pain, discomfort and stiffness. In dogs with arthritis, the cartilage in the…
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Pet Insurance

There’s no way to anticipate what will happen in the future — you can’t predict when or how your pets will get sick, or how much it will cost. Pet insurance protects against unexpected veterinary bills. Pet Insurance is so important, more so now with the currently cost of living crisis. If you haven’t already…
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Grass Seeds and Dogs

If your pooch is a lover of running through long grass, it is important to check them for grass seeds afterward. Grass seeds? YES, they may look harmless but in the wrong place, they become harmful… What are grass seeds and how can they be harmful to our dogs? Grass seeds are small, pointed seeds…
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Fleas are tiny parasites that love to feed on your pet’s blood. The bites cause irritation and this can effect you and your family as well.

Vaccination Decline

Over 7 million pets at risk of suffering and disease through lack of vaccination, latest PAW Report finds In 2022, 79% of dogs, 61% of cats and 52% of rabbits have received regular booster vaccinations. While this is slightly lower than the proportion in February 2020 immediately before the start of the pandemic, it is…
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