Baclofen Toxicity – Keeva’s Story

Baclofen Toxicity – Keeva’s Story

Keeva the 2-year-old Irish Wolfhound X who presented to the Animal Emergency Service at Underwood one Sunday evening. She was brought in after her owners found her outside with their other dog and noticed she was acting abnormally. On arrival she was drooling and...
Top 4 Beach Dangers for Dogs

Top 4 Beach Dangers for Dogs

1. Salt Water Toxicity Salt toxicity or hypernatremia (excessive body sodium)  occurs when there is too much sodium in the blood. This Electrolyte (or body salt) imbalance occurs when there is excessive sodium in the body, or possibly a decrease in body water. How...
5 Signs Your Pet Needs an Emergency Vet

5 Signs Your Pet Needs an Emergency Vet

Do you know when you need to take your pet to the vet? Whilst it might be easy if there is an obvious issue such as an open wound, active bleeding or they have been involved in an accident, but what about the hidden illnesses?  If you detect any of these symptoms in...
EASTER: CHOCOLATES AND YOUR PET – A DEADLY COMBINATION

EASTER: CHOCOLATES AND YOUR PET – A DEADLY COMBINATION

As we brace ourselves and make plans for a fun filled easter weekend, let’s make sure a trip the veterinary emergency unit isn’t part of that plan. Easter poses many threats to our furry friends in the form of delicious but deadly treats including...
Seizures and Your Pet

Seizures and Your Pet

By Dr Alex Hynes What to do if your pet has a seizure: some useful tips and information. Seeing the furry friend you love have a seizure can be a very stressful and scary situation. It’s important not to try to restrain your pet, especially in the facial area, when...