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Owner of Diabetic Dog Says Condition Should Not Be Death Sentence For Pets

The owner of a diabetic dog has appealed to other animal owners not to give up on their pets after research revealed 1 out of 10 diabetic pets are put down at diagnosis. Rebecca South, 40, from South Yorkshire, a … Continue reading

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Pet Owners Care More About Their Dog’s Health Than Their Own…

For centuries, dog has been a man’s best friend, showering their owners with companionship and loyalty. In fact, 67% of dog owners named their pooch their best friend according to new research by Asda Money. And it seems the special … Continue reading

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From Portly Pooches to Healthy Hounds – Two Dogs Share UK’s ‘Biggest Loser’ Crown

Two formerly obese dogs have been named joint pet slimmers of the year in 2018’s PDSA Pet Fit Club competition – after both shedding a quarter of their bodyweight – an incredible 18.8kg (equivalent to a Beagle*)! Every year vet … Continue reading

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Owner of Diabetic Dog Calls on Other Diabetic Pet Owners to Choose Proper Treatment

The owner of a diabetic dog has appealed to other animal owners not to give up on their pets after research revealed 1 out of 10 diabetic pets are put down at diagnosis. Rebecca South, 40, from South Yorkshire, a … Continue reading

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The Most Common Pet Issues

By Dr Deepti Sharma BVSc MRCVS; a vet on Channel 4’s new series ‘Embarassing Pets’ People will often ask me what pet issues I see regularly. As a general rule in Veterinary Medicine, ‘common things are common’. This means that … Continue reading

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Timmy the Rescue Chihuahua Bounces Back After Surgery

Timmy the Chihuahua, who was rescued from a home with 37 other Chihuahuas, is fighting fit after surgery to his leg. Timmy the Chihuahua, who had a painful genetic condition which left him struggling to walk, has successfully undergone surgery … Continue reading

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Videos: Tips for Managing Stress in Your Dog

We all experience stress and anxiety at certain stages of our life, but not everyone appreciates that our four-legged family members are just as vulnerable to the effects of it as we are. Our dogs can’t express themselves by taking … Continue reading

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World-First Heart Surgery Saves Puppy’s Life

Surgeons from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) have successfully carried out the surgical repair of a complex combination of heart defects in a dog.  The abnormalities required tricuspid valve repair surgery along with the repair for the common atrium. It … Continue reading

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The Soaring Cost of Veterinary Treatment

New research reveals the average cost of veterinary treatment for dogs and cats has risen by four per cent over the past year, with the average claim rising by £29, from £728 to £757. The overall cost of medical treatment … Continue reading

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Don’t Give a Dog a Bone!

PDSA issues BBQ warning after puppy undergoes emergency op after swallowing chicken bone… With temperatures set to soar this weekend, vet charity PDSA is bracing itself for an influx of emergencies – after saving a Staffie puppy who wolfed down … Continue reading

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