allergies

What's the best cat breed for people with allergies?
Cats
What's the best cat breed for people with allergies?
Now I know some of you will think the best way to answer this question is ‘a dog’. But would you believe there are actually cat breeds out there that ARE best recommended when it comes to cat allergy sufferers? This is c…
October 9, 2021 • 22 shares
Can Horses get Hayfever?
Horses
Can Horses get Hayfever?
Hayfever in humans is also known as allergic rhinitis, and it is generally associated with an allergy to pollen. It causes annoying symptoms like runny eyes, a runny nose, sneezing, coughing, and itching of the eyes and…
August 2, 2021 • 9 shares
Why is my puppy scratching and what can I do?
Puppy
Why is my puppy scratching and what can I do?
Puppies tend to scratch more than adult dogs, especially around the neck and shoulders, just after you buy them a shiny new collar! However, if this behaviour becomes excessive and you notice your puppy scratches more th…
June 17, 2021 • 68 shares
Should I be avoiding grain-free food for my dog?
Diet
Should I be avoiding grain-free food for my dog?
With the rise of grain-free dog foods, veterinarians started to notice a worrying trend; dogs eating these diets were found to be suffering from a rare heart condition. This illness, called Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM),…
May 17, 2021 • 57 shares • 5 comments
Do antihistamines work for atopy in dogs?
Common Conditions
Do antihistamines work for atopy in dogs?
Hmmm…This is a good question! It’s one as vets, that we often receive from clients. While antihistamines are effective for humans to treat allergies, do they work for dogs in the same way? Unsurprisingly, the answer isn'…
February 20, 2021 • 8 shares
Why does my dog keep licking?
Ask a vet
Why does my dog keep licking?
“Dogs lick, it’s what they do”. This remark is generally true and the action of licking, whether it be for grooming or checking out surfaces in their environment, is typically normal behaviour. However, just like anythi…
May 7, 2020 • 35 shares
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