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What is mange in dogs?
What is mange in dogs?
Put simply, the veterinary definition of mange is ‘a skin disease caused by mites’. Mites are miniscule organisms closely related to ticks and spiders. For many, the term mange will automatically evoke images of animals…
May 23, 2021 • 40 shares
Why is my dog scratching? He hasn't got fleas!
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Why is my dog scratching? He hasn't got fleas!
Dogs do occasionally scratch, but if it’s frequent, incessant or distressing then something is amiss. Some dogs will lick or nibble rather than scratch. Many do this in private so watch out for red, sore skin, bald patch…
August 19, 2019 • 488 shares • 10 comments
Why is my rabbit scratching?
Why is my rabbit scratching?
Rabbits are quite fastidious creatures. They love to groom and will have the odd scratch. It is important to know what is normal for your rabbit, so you are able to spot potential problems quickly. Scratching more than n…
June 14, 2019 • 101 shares • 2 comments
Zoonotic diseases - what could you catch from your pet?
Zoonosis is any disease that can pass from animal to human. Although most are easily treated, some of them can be serious and even fatal. Below are several zoonotic diseases that can be passed from dogs and cats, sometim…
June 25, 2014
June bugs - stopping parasites from bugging your pets!
Hurrah, it’s June! Which means the weather is (hopefully) warming up and summer is just around the corner! However, just as we enjoy the sunny conditions, so do the bugs and beasties that live on our pets. A little foret…
June 18, 2014 • 1 shares • 2 comments
Ask a vet online - ‘Can you suggest a home remedy for mites in dogs please?’
Question from Sharon Barett: Hi can you suggest a home remedy for mites in dogs please? I used the spot on treatment off the vet for 3 months but it did not make any difference she still scratches it a King Charles Spani…
March 28, 2014 • 1 shares
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