Category Archives: vets

I’m on a Low Income – Should I Get a Pet?

A pet really is the perfect companion, and when you adopt an animal, you have a furry best friend for the rest of their lives. But there’s a lot to take into consideration before becoming a pet owner. It’s so … Continue reading

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Canine Health Campaigners “Dismayed” by Crufts ‘Best in Breed’ Champ

Campaigners for tighter health checks on Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, a breed beset by hereditary health issues, say they are “dismayed” the Kennel Club is “ignoring” their concerns – after a dog crowned ‘Best in Breed’ at Crufts has “been … Continue reading

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How to Spot Food Intolerance in your Cat

By Dr. Jeremy Campbell BVSc, MANZCVS (Feline Med) RCVS Advanced Practitioner (Feline Medicine) MRCVS The Pets At Home AVA brand food recall over the Thiamine problems is the stuff of every cat owner’s nightmare. The cat is eating, everything seems … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with The Kennel Club on New Health Group for Cavaliers

Crufts, the world’s biggest dog show, kicks off next week, but in recent years it has been dogged by controversy ranging from alleged poisoning of a dog to ‘deformed’ or unhealthy dogs winning trophies. One such breed that has attracted … Continue reading

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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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