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Cough

Can cats get asthma and what are the symptoms?
Cats
Can cats get asthma and what are the symptoms?
It may seem strange, but cats can suffer from asthma just as people do. The condition is very similar to that seen in people. A chronic inflammatory condition of the airways that is usually caused by an overactive immune…
August 15, 2021 • 12 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
My dog has a cough - is it a cold or COVID-19?
Common Conditions
My dog has a cough - is it a cold or COVID-19?
Just like us, dogs can have the odd cough every now and then. However, if your dog starts coughing regularly, it could be a sign of more serious underlying problems requiring treatment. In the current pandemic, COVID-19…
December 1, 2020 • 138 shares
Dogs
The story of Dan, a coughing Springer Spaniel
 Dan was a nine year old Springer Spaniel who loved strenuous physical exercise. His owner, Dr Mullen, was a medical doctor who was an enthusiastic hill walker, so they made a good team. They would spend days off in the…
November 18, 2015 • 3 shares
Dogs
Beware of Slugs and Snails and Angiostrongylus (lungworm)
To a gardener, slugs and snails can be a nuisance because they eat your plants, but to dogs they can pose a serious health risk because they act as an intermediate host for one of the most serious types of internal worms…
December 3, 2009 • 140 shares • 64 comments
What is Kennel Cough in dogs and how is it treated?
Dogs
What is Kennel Cough in dogs and how is it treated?
As a boarding kennel owner and a vet, I am often asked about this illness. From my point of view it has an unfortunate name, which implies that it only occurs in kennels. In fact an outbreak can occur in any area, and be…
November 30, 2009 • 5 comments
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