Articles by Rebecca MacMillan BVetMed MRCVS

My puppy has eaten a slug/snail, what should I do?
Dogs
My puppy has eaten a slug/snail, what should I do?
Dogs eat all sorts of weird and wonderful things, particularly when snuffling around outside. Puppies are particularly curious and may end up eating things that they shouldn’t. But what can you do if your dog eats a slug…
June 23, 2021
Why don't vets provide their own out of hours care anymore?
Life as vet - what its like
Why don't vets provide their own out of hours care anymore?
It’s the middle of the night, you need to get hold of a vet in an emergency. It then dawns on you that your practice uses an out of hours service provider and you will need to travel somewhere else for medical help. Is t…
June 10, 2021 • 1 comments
What is Cat Scratch Fever and how can you reduce the risk?
Cats
What is Cat Scratch Fever and how can you reduce the risk?
Many cat owners may have heard of a condition called Cat Scratch Fever, but you might not know much about what it actually is! In this blog, we are going to look at this illness, what causes it and whether or not you sho…
May 25, 2021 • 379 shares
Tips for moving house with an elderly dog
Dogs
Tips for moving house with an elderly dog
Moving to a new house is a stressful time. With lots of rushing around and packing, plus the time needed to get settled in at the other end. But what about our pets? Sometimes they can be forgotten in all of the hustle a…
May 8, 2021
What dog breeds are good for active people?
Dogs
What dog breeds are good for active people?
If you are thinking of getting a new dog then it’s well worth making sure it’s the right breed for you, to avoid any problems later down the line. If you are an active person and looking for a dog that can match that, th…
May 3, 2021
End of life care for dogs: knowing when the time is right
Dogs
End of life care for dogs: knowing when the time is right
Our dogs are an important part of our lives. They provide companionship, unconditional love, understanding and routine for so many people. It is no wonder then that saying goodbye to a pet is one of the hardest decisions…
April 28, 2021 • 17 shares
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