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Keyhole spay – is it the right choice for my dog?
Dogs
Keyhole spay – is it the right choice for my dog?
A dog spay is one of the most common routine surgical procedures in small animal practices. A laparoscopic spay, also known as a ‘keyhole spay’ is a more modern alternative surgical method than the traditional spay. Lapa…
October 2, 2021 • 53 shares
Do cats get pyometra and what are the symptoms?
Cats
Do cats get pyometra and what are the symptoms?
‘Princess’ the cat is special and not like other cats… At least, that’s how Mrs Jones views her cat-child. This is plain to see as the vet has to immerse their entire upper torso into a ‘cat carrier’ that really would pu…
May 18, 2021 • 180 shares
How to care for a dog after a spay
Dogs
How to care for a dog after a spay
It's always nerve-wracking when your pet has an operation. Even routine surgeries such as having your pet neutered will give many owners butterflies. This is completely understandable, they are your babies after all! Yo…
May 10, 2021 • 101 shares
Cats
"Flank or midline? Should you care which way your vet spays your cat"
So, having bought or rescued a new female cat, you will find yourself with an array of bewildering decisions to make. You have:  Tackled the minefield that is settling on a name that reflects the personality of your…
August 5, 2020 • 332 shares
Is there another way of birth control rather than neutering?
Vet Clinic
Is there another way of birth control rather than neutering?
Hormonal treatments can be used to control reproduction in dogs, cats and ferrets. These are not generally recommended by vets because neutering brings many health benefits and the medications can cause serious side effe…
January 4, 2019 • 62 shares • 7 comments
Dogs
Was I wrong to castrate my young male dog? And is it wrong to spay young female dogs?
I knew I wasn't going to breed from my Hungarian Viszla so I made the decision to have him neutered which I did at six months old. Since then I have been told by the breeding fraternity that neutering at such an early ag…
May 24, 2013 • 2 shares • 16 comments
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