Archive: Mar 2013

Life as vet - what its like
A Christmas story from a vet on call & a reminder that if you do have a pet crisis over the holiday, a vet is always there to help
It was Christmas morning. The phone rang at 6.30am. It was the Barrs of Lauder Hill. ' Sorry about this, but we've a heifer stuck calving'. I was in my car within 10 minutes, and carrying out the Caesarian operation to r…
December 24, 2015 • 1 shares
Life as vet - what its like
Is that "veterinary nurse" really a veterinary nurse?
Language and terminology is important. Our society recognises this fact, and in some walks of life, you cannot call yourself by certain terms unless you are appropriately qualified. The medical field is the area where so…
December 22, 2015 • 12 shares • 2 comments
Grapes and raisins can kill dogs - how many are too many?
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Grapes and raisins can kill dogs - how many are too many?
For many people, it seems unbelievable that grapes and raisins can poison dogs. They're harmless to humans. We've all seen dogs occasionally eating foods containing raisins with no apparent ill effects. How can they sudd…
December 18, 2015 • 92 shares • 64 comments
Ask a vet
Ask A Vet Online - Help! The fleas are revolting...
Anne Stafferton asked: This one is a bit boring really I've spent hundreds of pounds on flea stuff only for it not to work I breed cats so it's a nightmare I'm now combing them all every day to get fleas out any suggesti…
December 3, 2015 • 111 shares
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