Pet Care Blog

Chronic ear problems

Chronic ear problems

Whilst any dog can potentially suffer from an ear infection, some pets are unlucky enough to experience ear troubles throughout their life. Recurrent ear infections can be understandably frustrating for both pet and owner, and it important to understand why it keeps...

Nasal Foreign Bodies

Nasal Foreign Bodies

Nasal foreign bodies are generally things that can be snorted or sniffed into the nasal passage, or worse, into the lungs Some of the object that we have removed from the nasal passages of pets include Blades of grass Grass seeds Chip Bark Treats Corn Kernel  The...

Skin Foreign Body Abscess

Skin Foreign Body Abscess

Cutaneous (in the skin), or subcutaneous (under the skin) foreign bodies are things that can poke through the skin and include; Grass seeds Splinters Thorns Pieces of glass A bee stinger. Most commonly skin foreign bodies occur in the foot as a pet may step on it. But...

Intestinal Foreign Body Obstructions

Intestinal Foreign Body Obstructions

Gastrointestinal foreign bodies are things that pets swallow that they should. Or things that are too big to digest such as bones. Generally the ingested object becomes stuck and cannot pass out on its own, leading to a gastrointestinal obstruction. Sometimes the pet...

Dog Arthritis – Signs, Causes and Treatment

Dog Arthritis – Signs, Causes and Treatment

Osteoarthritis and Degenerative Joint Disease (DJD) can effect pets of any age. It is a progressive and sometimes debilitating condition which causes joint and cartilage damage. Approximately 40% of dogs silently suffer with chronic arthritis pain.    ...

Cat Arthritis – Signs, Causes and Treatment

Cat Arthritis – Signs, Causes and Treatment

Cat arthritis is a common condition that causes painful joints and makes moving uncomfortable. Unfortunately there is no cure for cat arthritis, but there are many ways to help eas the pain caused by arthritis, and more excitingly ways to slow down the progression....

Solensia – A new Era in Joint pain management

Solensia – A new Era in Joint pain management

Every now and again a treatment comes along which is a real game changer, and seems too good to be true. However with the use of the latest treatment in managing chronic joint and arthritis pain we have seen such wonderful results that we have been blown away. Seeing...

Whisker Fatigue

Whisker Fatigue

What is it? Whisker fatigue might sound made up, but is a real medical condition that some cats can face, and is also called Whisker Sensory Overload. A cat's whiskers are very sensitive and act like antennas that can detect and sending signals to the brain. They can...

Anxiety when Visiting the Vet

Anxiety when Visiting the Vet

Unfortunately, many cats and dogs can become highly anxious when visiting the Vet. They are taken out of their comfort zone, may not like the car trip, or being placed in a cage, taken into a place with lots of smells, noises and other animals, which can all be too...

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