Dog Health

Dog with toothbrush

Would you know if your dog has toothache?

Dental care is a very important part of health care in pets, yet it is frequently underestimated and overlooked by owners. Dental disease is very common in dogs, cats and rabbits. It can cause halitosis (bad breath), difficulty eating, gum infections which can lead to…

Pet Poisons

There are many toxic hazards around your home and garden including medicines, cleaning products, pesticides and plants. ¬†Puppies can be exposed to these toxins in a number of different ways including ingestion, contact with the skin or eyes and inhalation. If you think your puppy…

Vet examination for pet travel after brexit

Brexit and Pet Travel – Urgent Update (Nov 2018)

In preparation for Brexit, the government are preparing for worst case scenarios which may impact on the many aspects of our lives. As part of this, DEFRA have issued an update on what will happen if the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 without…

Food Allergies in dogs

Food Allergies in cats and dogs

Adverse reactions to food, whether seen as a food intolerance or a food allergy, is one of the commonest cause of ill health in pets. Food allergies and food intolerances are not the same. Food allergies work through the immune system and show the characteristic…

Summer Dog Care

We have seen some exceptionally hot weather this year so it is important that we look after our dogs to minimise the risk of heatstroke. If dogs get too hot and are unable to reduce their body temperature by panting they can easily get heatstroke.…

Dogs die in hot cars – a vet dressed as a dog shows why

Despite a long campaign titled Dogs die in hot cars, too many people still think that it is OK to leave their dog in a car on a hot day so long as the windows are open slightly and the car is parked in the…

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