Vetster option 02 (Blog)

Dr Meg Barnes

BVSc MRCVS

Meg is a small animal veterinarian in the United Kingdom, hailing from Australia. When not vetting she likes hiking, painting and consuming books, and will always seek out the dog in a crowded room.

Latest articles by Dr Meg Barnes

Why is my dog’s poo yellow?
Common Conditions
Why is my dog’s poo yellow?
Being up close and personal with our dog’s bowel habits is part and parcel of being a dog owner. We all at some point have been guilty of having long conversations regarding the character of our dog’s faeces, especially…
February 19, 2022 • 101 shares
How much does it cost to treat diabetes in a cat?
Cats
How much does it cost to treat diabetes in a cat?
Diabetes is said to affect about 1 in 200 cats, and is quite a common illness we see in practice. It is often not an easy diagnosis for cat owners to come to terms with, as it is generally a lifelong disease that require…
January 25, 2022 • 40 shares
Why did my dog die?
Dogs
Why did my dog die?
The loss of your beloved companion is a devastating time. As much as we wish we could keep them with us for the whole of our lives, we know that our wonderful canine family members are only with us for a fraction of our…
January 20, 2022 • 44 shares
Can out of date pet medicines be given to charity?
Medicines
Can out of date pet medicines be given to charity?
As a pet owner, it isn’t uncommon to have a cupboard shelf dedicated to your pet’s health and wellbeing. Clients often joke that there is an entire pharmacy for their pet. So what happens if some of these medications go…
December 10, 2021 • 41 shares
My dog hasn't eaten for 12 hours, what should I do?
Common Conditions
My dog hasn't eaten for 12 hours, what should I do?
Although our dogs provide us boundless love and comfort, they can also come with a healthy dollop of worry. From perhaps deciding to forget what recall is, to chewing things they really shouldn’t be chewing, we can all g…
November 18, 2021 • 66 shares
Is it possible to swap pet insurance?
Pet Insurance
Is it possible to swap pet insurance?
Pet insurance is now an important aspect of pet ownership. When you take on a pet, you also take on a responsibility for their health. Animals break their legs, pick up illnesses, eat silly things, and have bodily organs…
October 31, 2021 • 18 shares
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