7 Signs Your Pet Might Have Cancer

7 Signs Your Pet Might Have Cancer

The awful big ‘C’. With 1 in 3 pets being diagnosed with cancer, knowing the key clinical signs can assist you in identifying it early and giving your furry friend the best chance for treatment. What Is Cancer in Pets   Tumours are the uncontrollable...
Debunking the Desexing Myths

Debunking the Desexing Myths

There are a lot of confusing facts around about desexing: when is the right time, what are the risks and what are the consequences? The thought of putting your pet under a general anaesthetic can also be a scary and daunting process, however, your local vet can walk...
Haemorrhagic Gastroenteritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Haemorrhagic Gastroenteritis: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

What are the Symptoms of HGE? Haemorrhagic gastroenteritis (HGE) is a condition that affects dogs and is characterised by the rapid onset of bloody diarrhoea and vomiting. This is due to the damage and subsequent death of cells lining the intestinal wall. Other...
Tips for Keeping Your Pet Warm This Winter

Tips for Keeping Your Pet Warm This Winter

It’s time to crack out the dressing gown and Ugg boots in the morning. Gone are the days of pushing away a sweaty duvet cover, now we clutch to its warmth. For our furry friends, although they might score a sneaky morning snuggle, they begin to feel the winter chill...
The Myth of the Wet Nose

The Myth of the Wet Nose

“A wet nose means my dog is healthy” – FALSE This is a common misconception originating from the time when there was a high prevalence of the deadly virus Canine Distemper (which we now vaccinate against). One of the clinical signs of this virus was a thickening of...