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Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)

Foot and Mouth Disease is one of the most important viral diseases in the world due to its economic impact on the livestock industry. It is extremely contagious and infects cloven hooved animals such as cattle, pigs and sheep; but not odd-toed ungulates like horses...

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Is your pet vomiting?

Is your pet vomiting?

Understanding Vomiting in Dogs and Cats: When to Seek Veterinary Care   As pet owners, it's always concerning when our furry companions start vomiting. Whether it's a one-time occurrence or a recurring issue, understanding the reasons behind your pet's vomiting...

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Enhancing Canine Comfort

Enhancing Canine Comfort

Enhancing Canine Comfort: Monthly Injectable Antibody Therapy for Osteoarthritis Pain   As pet owners, witnessing our beloved canine companions struggle with osteoarthritis (OA) pain can be heart-wrenching. Seeing them limp, struggle to rise, or become less...

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Cancer

Cancer

CAN CANCER IN ANIMALS BE TREATED?   Lumps and bumps are common in dogs and cats, especially as they get older. Many are harmless with no treatment necessary, but some are nasty, so it is always worthwhile to have them checked out by your vet. Cancer is the...

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Lumps and bumps… should I worry?

Lumps and bumps… should I worry?

Many pets develop lumps at some stage of their lives. The question always asked by owners is whether or not they need to be removed, treated or left well alone. Here is a simple guide to lumps and bumps in pets: Any abnormal lump in a pet needs to be examined at least...

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Are you killing your pet with kindness?

Are you killing your pet with kindness?

Veterinarians are fighting a losing battle against obesity in pets worldwide. Obesity in dogs and cats is one of the leading contributors to reduced lifespan, accelerated arthritis, discomfort and pain, and systemic disorders such as diabetes and heart failure in dogs...

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Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is a common disease especially seen in overweight dogs and cats. It can be triggered by eating a high fat meal. Miniature Schnausers, who often have a cholesterol problems, are especially prone. The pancreas is an organ that helps with the digestion of...

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Biliary

Biliary

It can be difficult sometimes to know if your animals are sick. They can be so good at hiding the signs of their disease that by the time you notice that something is wrong they are already desperately ill. This is especially true of cats. I like to call them the...

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Senior Wellness Checks

Senior Wellness Checks

Why are Senior Wellness Checks So Important?  Humans have senior check-ups with their doctors when they reach the age of 50. These consultations usually involve multiple tests.  Our dogs and cats need them just as much, if not more than humans as they tend to hide...

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Dental Disease In Pets

Dental Disease In Pets

Does your pet have bad breath? Do you avoid having your pet’s face near yours? When last did you look in your pet’s mouth? It might be time to book your pet in for a dental! Pet owners need to know that oral health does impact general health. Unfortunately pets with...

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