Archive: Mar 2013

Is my dog afraid of the dark or struggling to see?
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Is my dog afraid of the dark or struggling to see?
Dogs have quite poor vision, up to eight times worse than humans at seeing detail. Scientists think this is because dogs struggle to tell red and green apart, much like colour blind humans. Dogs only have two types of ce…
December 31, 2018 • 41 shares
Animals at Christmas - Quiz Answers!
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Animals at Christmas - Quiz Answers!
I hope everyone and their animals have had a great Christmas! Now, on Christmas Eve we posted a festive Quiz - so here, as requested, are the answers! If you haven’t answered the Quiz yet - give it a go here… and no…
December 27, 2018 • 42 shares
Animals at Christmas - A VetHelpDirect Festive Quiz!
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Animals at Christmas - A VetHelpDirect Festive Quiz!
If you think about it, the Christmas stories we tell are full of animals. There’s the donkey carrying Mary in the Nativity story (cue “Little Donkey” from everyone who has fond memories of 1980s nativity plays!), sheep (…
December 24, 2018 • 227 shares
Should we feed Rudolf carrots?
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Should we feed Rudolf carrots?
An important question for 24th December maybe. A serious question too, as reindeer have become popular to keep for Christmas displays in the UK; looking after them, however, can be problematic... …
December 21, 2018 • 51 shares
The Twelve Dangers of Christmas
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The Twelve Dangers of Christmas
Christmas comes but once a year… but for many pets, that’s once too often! There always seems to be a rush at most practices over the Christmas period, from people who’ve forgotten to pre-order medication, to pets who’ve…
December 18, 2018 • 470 shares
Does my dog have a cold?
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Does my dog have a cold?
Does your dog have watery eyes, a runny nose, a cough, lack of energy and appetite? Is it like a human common cold? If yes, he or she may have a mild, viral infection like a cold, but not one we can catch or that they ha…
December 14, 2018 • 346 shares • 1 comments
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