Cat Henstridge BVSc MRCVS

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Why do dogs shake?
Behaviour
Why do dogs shake?
Sometimes our dogs shake; from great big body rocks when they have been for a swim (the closer to you the better!), to tiny trembles, either all over or just in one limb. But why do they do it and should we be concerned?…
August 3, 2016 • 15 shares • 1 comments
That must be the worst part of your job ……
Life as vet - what its like
That must be the worst part of your job ……
… is something I hear all the time. People are, of course, talking about euthanasia. They imagine it must be really hard putting pets to sleep. Well, it isn’t. I see it as a kindness, a gift, the final act of love for ou…
June 27, 2016 • 31 shares
Why do dogs wag their tails?
Behaviour
Why do dogs wag their tails?
There are few things more cheering than the sight of a wagging tail but what is your dog actually trying to tell you? Certainly, it can indicate happiness but also a lot of other things as well!...
June 22, 2016 • 1 shares • 1 comments
Dogs
Ask a vet online - 'my puppy has watery eyes'
Question from Eileen Murphy: Hi, I have a bichon x poodle. She has been really poorly. She was born with a skin infection. She pulled through it and her fur is growing back on her face but since this she has been sufferi…
January 12, 2015 • 15 shares • 17 comments
Life as vet - what its like
Euthanasia - one vets opinion.
People often tell me that they think putting pets to sleep must be the worst part of my job but in many ways, it is one of the easiest. Yes it is sad, letting a beloved animal go, but in the majority of cases we are doin…
January 5, 2015 • 8 shares
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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