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Dogs
Ask a vet online- 'My dog has dandruff . Could it be his diet ?'
Question from Andi Jane William: My dog has dandruff . Could it be his diet . What is best to feed him . He is a 7 year old border collie Answer by Shanika Winters: Hi, thanks for your question regarding your border coll…
June 1, 2015 • 2 shares • 1 comments
Cats
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
Rabbits
Caring for your new rabbit - essentials for proper bunny welfare
Did the Easter bunny come this year? Not the imaginary kind that drops off chocolate, the real kind that lives for 10 years or more and deserves to have a better life than being trapped in a hutch at the bottom of the ga…
May 15, 2014 • 15 shares • 2 comments
Dogs
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
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Ticks...little suckers! - how to identify and rid pets of these parasites
Ticks are small parasites from the spider family. They attach themselves to our pets and feed off their blood. They can spend several days in this position, gradually becoming larger as they engorge. They can also transm…
October 15, 2013 • 1 shares
Cats
Toxoplasmosis gondii, Pregnancy and Cats - Fact vs. Fiction
Well over halfway through my second pregnancy, I am currently inundated with comments from clients, mostly positive, and it has added a bit of humour and lively conversation to my otherwise increasingly tiring days. ‘Do…
September 28, 2012 • 66 shares • 52 comments