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Laura Waring

BVetMed MRCVS

Latest articles by Laura Waring

Can I catch diseases from a pet bird?
Bird
Can I catch diseases from a pet bird?
Pet birds are relatively popular in the UK. A variety of species are kept as companions; from songbirds which are part of the Passeriformes order such as canaries and finches; to the Psittaciformes order which encompasse…
February 26, 2022 • 57 shares
7 Tips to get a better deal on dog insurance
Dogs
7 Tips to get a better deal on dog insurance
Pets quickly become part of your family. They demand love, care and affection, helping us to form strong relationships with them quickly. However, pets will also sometimes become ill and uncomfortable through no fault of…
January 9, 2022 • 18 shares
Can I catch diseases from my pet mice?
Exotic Pet
Can I catch diseases from my pet mice?
Mice, which belong to the rodent family, are lively and fun pets. Mice are easy to care for, are interesting to watch and easily tamed with a little patience. It’s no surprise then that mice are popular pets, especially…
October 10, 2021 • 34 shares
Why are my cat’s eyes dilated?
Cats
Why are my cat’s eyes dilated?
Cats have very distinctive eyes; the iris or coloured part of the eye. It can range in colour from blue to greens or hazel or copper appearance. The pupil is the black part of the eye seen centrally which controls how mu…
July 7, 2021 • 30 shares
Can reptiles get a fever?
Common Conditions
Can reptiles get a fever?
Reptiles are increasingly popular pets. Animals such as cornsnakes, leopard geckos, tortoises and bearded dragons are commonly kept in the UK. Reptiles, however, have very different care needs to more typical pets such a…
April 18, 2021 • 1 shares
What is patella luxation in dogs and how is it treated?
Common Conditions
What is patella luxation in dogs and how is it treated?
The patella is the small bone also known as the kneecap, and patella luxation simply means a dislocating kneecap. Patella luxation is a relatively common condition affecting dogs and occasionally cats. When a normal heal…
April 9, 2021 • 2 shares
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