Rebecca Martin BVSc CertSAM MRCVS

Latest articles by Rebecca Martin BVSc CertSAM MRCVS

Do dogs need parvo vaccines and what is canine parvovirus?
Dogs
Do dogs need parvo vaccines and what is canine parvovirus?
Vaccination against canine parvovirus (CPV) is universally recommended by Veterinary Surgeons. CPV is considered one of the “core” (essential) vaccinations for dogs. As such, the WSAVA (World Small Animal Veterinary Asso…
January 23, 2021 • 91 shares
Why does my dog have an ear infection?
Common Conditions
Why does my dog have an ear infection?
Disease of the outer portion of the ear canal (otitis externa) is one of the most frequent presenting problems seen, day to day, in first opinion veterinary practice. Representing inflammation of the cells that line the…
January 14, 2021
Why do vets’ prices keep getting higher and higher?
Life as vet - what its like
Why do vets’ prices keep getting higher and higher?
This is a question I frequently hear asked by clients and amongst friends. There are many reasons why UK veterinary fees in 2020 are high. Typically and commonly, costs steadily increase year on year as well. This articl…
January 9, 2021 • 646 shares • 2 comments
Overgrooming in cats – why, when and what to do?
Cats
Overgrooming in cats – why, when and what to do?
Grooming is a one of the normal behaviours shown by cats. It's a process to clean and optimize the quality of their natural furry coats. The action of grooming also releases “happy” chemicals within the body (endorphins)…
November 14, 2020 • 95 shares
Is my dog in heat?
Dogs
Is my dog in heat?
Knowing whether your female dog is coming into heat (“in season”) is usually fairly obvious. A number of symptoms are associated with this specific reproductive phase, some, if not all, of which, should be visible.
October 14, 2020 • 27 shares
Is skin disease in dogs inherited?
Ask a vet
Is skin disease in dogs inherited?
Within Veterinary Medicine it is well accepted that allergic skin disease in dogs has a hereditary basis. Or at least, there exists predisposition towards allergic skin disease with certain breeds of dogs. This underlyin…
September 30, 2020 • 41 shares • 1 comments
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