Yvette Bell

BVetMed MRCVS

I qualified in 2012 from the Royal Veterinary College and, after several years or varied work in Cape Verde, I returned to the UK and focussed mostly on small animal emergency work. I now live and work in the Spanish countryside with my three legged dog Ursa and Irish Sport Horse mare Bella.

Latest articles by Yvette Bell

Why are dogs scared of thunder?
Behaviour
Why are dogs scared of thunder?
Many dog owners will be well all too familiar with the distress caused to their dogs in response to loud, startling noises such as fireworks and thunder. Stormy nights and times of the year such as bonfire night and New…
November 28, 2021 • 31 shares
What type of insurance is best for my horse?
Horses
What type of insurance is best for my horse?
It might not seem like it, but choosing the best insurance for your horse is no easy feat. There really are just so many providers and policies, from supermarket chains to specialised equine brokers. Trying to pick the r…
November 3, 2021 • 14 shares
Could my cat be at risk of herpes?
Cats
Could my cat be at risk of herpes?
Herpes is the informal term for a human disease caused by a herpesvirus. Cats have their own unique herpesvirus that they can be infected by, they're pretty common and very contagious. However, they cause different sympt…
November 2, 2021 • 54 shares
Should you Let your Dog have One Litter?
Dogs
Should you Let your Dog have One Litter?
It's a very common misconception that a female dog should have one litter before being spayed (neutered). Not only is it an out-dated concept, with no evidence to support that breeding a litter is either physically or ps…
October 29, 2021 • 80 shares
Wildlife care – why do vets normally recommend euthanasia?
Wildlife
Wildlife care – why do vets normally recommend euthanasia?
Unfortunately, wildlife casualties are fairly common. Most veterinary centres are equipped with the ability to provide basic care to most types of wildlife. But fewer are set-up for the long-term housing or management of…
October 26, 2021 • 44 shares
Why you should choose your vet BEFORE you get your pet
Choosing a vet
Why you should choose your vet BEFORE you get your pet
There's a lot to think about when getting a new pet. From deciding where it will live to food and feeding arrangements, bedding, toys and training. As well as pet insurance and deciding how they will fit into your routin…
October 23, 2021 • 33 shares
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