Vetster option 02 (Blog)

Common Health Problems

Could my dog have
Common Conditions
Could my dog have "Westie Lung"?
Most pedigree dog breeds have certain health complaints they are prone to. Cavalier King Charles suffer from heart problems, Dachshunds have back problems, and Labradors have hip dysplasia. West Highland White Terriers (…
May 20, 2022 • 23 shares
How can arthritis in cats be treated?
Cats
How can arthritis in cats be treated?
Our earlier blog discussed the scary reality that many of our older feline companions will be suffering from arthritis, perhaps without us even knowing it. There is increasing awareness that cats, just like dogs and peop…
October 8, 2021 • 32 shares
Do cats really get arthritis?
Cats
Do cats really get arthritis?
“He’s slowing down a bit now he’s older, of course…”  A phrase commonly heard in veterinary consultations, but is it true? Do cats just naturally slow down as they get older, or is there a more definitive reason?&nb…
September 24, 2021 • 44 shares
Cruciate Disease in Dogs – What are the options?
Common Health Problems
Cruciate Disease in Dogs – What are the options?
Cruciate ligament disease is one of the most common causes of back leg lameness in dogs seen in practice. But with early diagnosis and proper veterinary treatment, it's a condition that can be managed.
March 8, 2021 • 11 shares
'Tis the season to get mud fever!
Common Health Problems
'Tis the season to get mud fever!
Uh-oh… ‘tis the season to get mud-fever! Mud fever - or "Pastern dermatitis" - was traditionally been considered to be caused by Dermatophilus congolensis, a gram-positive, facultative anaerobic actinomycete… now you hav…
February 2, 2021 • 88 shares
Why is my cat sneezing?
Cats
Why is my cat sneezing?
As the nights draw in and the seasons change, we find ourselves suffering from the occasional cough and sniffle. But what about our feline friends? …
January 7, 2021 • 37 shares
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