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Keep your pets safe from tick-borne disease

09/04/2015

It's that time of year again and we're seeing a lot of ticks on our patients.  These unpleasant little creatures feed on blood, and as well as causing localised reactions they can transmit serious infections such as Lyme disease. There are a huge range of prescription products available to prevent bites…

Leptospirosis - keeping your dog safe

15/02/2014

Leptospirosis is a highly infectious bacterial disease which can be spread via urine.  It can affect rats, dogs and humans too.  It can be contracted by contact with infected urine or through contaminated water (for example ponds and streams in which dogs may swim). Symptoms include jaundice, fever,…

Help your pets cope with fireworks

27/10/2013

The noise and lights associated with fireworks can cause pets to become distressed, anxious and frightened.  Below are some tips which you may find useful. Beforehand: Make sure your pet is microchipped to increase their chances of being reunited with you if they become lost.  By law dogs must still…