Category Archives: vets

Dog Eats Chew Chew Train!

A Plymouth pooch who swallowed a toy train has survived thanks to emergency surgery by vet charity PDSA. Nine-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Cyril, got his paws on a ‘Clarabel’ toy – the famous character from Thomas the Tank Engine … Continue reading

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Rescue Dog from Northern Ireland is Crowned Britain’s Most Active Pet

Following a nationwide search for Britain’s most active pet, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Lily, who was rescued from a puppy farm in 2014 was chosen from over 140 entries by a judging panel from NOAH, with the help of two … Continue reading

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Second Chance At Life For Dog With Crippling Arthritis

A dog, whose crippling arthritis became so bad he was almost put to sleep to end his misery, is now able to walk again – thanks to PDSA vets. Bill the Springer Spaniel was so riddled with the condition that … Continue reading

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Drug Will Extend Lives of Dogs Suffering From Heart Disease

  Pet dogs suffering from heart disease could live 15 months longer according to groundbreaking new research released today. The global EPIC study, led by Professor Adrian Boswood of the Royal Veterinary College, has found that treatment with the drug … Continue reading

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Vets Help Peggy Back Onto Her Four Paws After Op

Vets at The Vet Liverpool have given a young dog her mobility back after she suffered a potentially catastrophic injury. Peggy, a 4-month old Cockapoo, was brought in to The Vet (www.thevet.co.uk in Norris Green, Liverpool after injuring one of … Continue reading

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The Vet Warns About Dangers to Pets of Second-Hand Smoke

Smokers should not light up around their pets, as it can cause a host of serious health issues, warns The Vet. The clinic has issued its stark warning as ‘Stoptober’, the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England, gets … Continue reading

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Chico, The dog With A ‘Spare’ Rib

PDSA vets were gobsmacked that Chico, a one-year-old Mastiff-type, had managed to wolf down a spare rib bone without causing himself an injury. The x-ray below of mischievous Chico appears to show a ‘spare rib’. But the anomaly was actually … Continue reading

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New Study: 1 In 60 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Affected By Serious Brain Disease

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels are sweet and adorable little dogs that are loved by the general public, with one currently even starring in ITV’s Victoria. A new veterinary research initiative at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) has for the first … Continue reading

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Lucky Hamster Rescued From Magpie Attack

The RSPCA is caring for a lucky little hamster that was rescued from a magpie in Somerset. The animal welfare charity was called on Tuesday (13 September) morning to reports of a hamster being attacked by a magpie in a … Continue reading

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Study Reveals 98% Of Vets Asked To Euthanise Healthy Pets

Almost all companion animal vets have been asked to euthanise healthy pets, with half (53%) saying this was not a rare occurrence and 98% of those who had been asked to euthanise a healthy pet citing the owner’s reason as … Continue reading

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