Archive: Mar 2013

Dogs
Ask a vet online- ‘my Bichon friese keeps goin for his side and making bald patchers’
Question from Shell Cottam: My Bichon friese keeps goin for his side and making bald patchers, we are have in to keep his cone on to stop it, is there anything you can recommend to stop him doin this please Answer from S…
October 16, 2014 • 6 shares
Cats
Ask a vet online- ‘my cat is now 18 yrs old, bit loathe to help him on his way’
Question from Susan Banfield: My cat is 18 yrs old, has lost most of his front teeth, bad breath, dribbles all the time, extremely skinny and has trouble keeping himself clean. Bit loathe to help him on his way over the…
October 13, 2014
News and Comment
The unnecessary death of the Ebola dog
Ebola virus hysteria is taking hold of the northern hemisphere. The latest victim was a cross-bred dog called Excalibur, who was euthanased by the Spanish authorities even though he showed no signs of being infected with…
October 9, 2014 • 7 shares • 8 comments
Life as vet - what its like
Are vets more interested in the health of their patients or the money in their pockets?
I recently wrote a blog here titled "Debunking myths about “rip off" veterinary fees”, and since then, the subject of money has continued to be one of the banes of my life as a vet in practice. My aim in life is to do a…
October 3, 2014 • 1 shares • 18 comments
Behaviour
Is your doggy going doddery? - Cognitive Dysfunction in dogs
Cognitive Dysfunction, a condition similar to Alzheimer's, is very common in older dogs. 50% over the age of 10 year will show some sort of symptoms and this only increases with age. In the early stages these changes can…
October 2, 2014 • 8 shares
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