Rachel Kenvyn BVSc (Distinction), PgC (SAS) GPCert (SAS) MRCVS

Latest articles by Rachel Kenvyn BVSc (Distinction), PgC (SAS) GPCert (SAS) MRCVS

Can dogs and cats get stomach ulcers?
Common Conditions
Can dogs and cats get stomach ulcers?
Like humans, dogs and cats can suffer from stomach ulcers. There are many causes of stomach ulcers in dogs and cats, we will discuss these below. Keep reading below as we will explain the causes of stomach ulcers in dogs…
December 3, 2020 • 48 shares
What happens when the vet's removing a lump?
Ask a vet
What happens when the vet's removing a lump?
What is a lump? A lump is a swelling or growth that can appear on or under your pet’s skin. Finding a lump on your pet can be a worrying time but try not to panic – not all lumps are nasty. Lumps and bumps are more commo…
November 21, 2020 • 10 shares • 8 comments
Ruptured cruciate ligaments in dogs - which is the best surgery?
Dogs
Ruptured cruciate ligaments in dogs - which is the best surgery?
Cruciate ligaments are structures within your dog’s stifle (knee) that help support the joint during weight-bearing. If a cruciate ligament snaps or is injured, this can lead to a painful and unstable joint. This will ca…
November 12, 2020 • 64 shares
Help, my cat’s been hit by a car - what happens next?
Life and Death
Help, my cat’s been hit by a car - what happens next?
Unfortunately, many cats are injured during road traffic collisions every year. Their innate desire to roam and inability to understand the dangers posed to them when crossing roads can lead to life-threatening injuries.
October 30, 2020 • 335 shares
Are acorns poisonous to dogs?
Poisons and Hazards
Are acorns poisonous to dogs?
Acorns, the nuts of the oak tree, begin to fall in the autumn months. They can be a temptation for your dog, who may be sniffing around outside. Acorns can cover vast amounts of ground space during autumn and winter, pro…
October 28, 2020 • 321 shares
Is amputation fair? How well do dogs really cope?
Surgery
Is amputation fair? How well do dogs really cope?
Most of us have seen a three-legged dog running about looking happy and playing fetch without a care in the world. We may not have initially noticed that they only had three legs because they have adapted so well to life…
September 10, 2020 • 250 shares
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