It only takes ONE flea bite for your pet to start feeling pretty itchy and uncomfortable! If the itch gets out of control, the trauma caused by scratching can lead to skin infections and the need for antibiotics. So even
When it comes to fleas, prevention is the key! Beat the flea this spring and make sure all pets in the household are protected. Ask us for the best prevention available for your pet.
If your cat has a cough or breathing problems, it is important to recognise that this can quickly become a life-threatening situation. Any cat with a cough needs to be examined by us as soon as possible.
Are you aware that cigarette smoke, perfume and dust from certain cat litter can irritate your cat’s airways, and may even play a role in feline asthma? You should talk to us if you are concerned about your cat.
Watch out for coughing and wheezing, fast breathing or squatting with shoulders hunched and the neck extended. Thankfully the disease can be managed with medication. If you are worried about your cat please call us for advice.
Familiarise yourself with the signs of snail bait poisoning. If your pet has ingested (or even if you just think your pet might have ingested) snail bait, please call us right away. Image: Signs of snail bait poisoning include muscle
Spring has sprung and it’s time to get out into the garden! Remember to watch out for potential hazards for your pet such as snail and slug bait which is potentially fatal if ingested. Unfortunately even the so called “pet
Did you know that brushing your pet’s teeth is considered gold standard when it comes to dental care? We have special pet dental toothbrushes and tooth pastes available. Never use human toothpaste as this can be poisonous.
When it comes to dental disease prevention at home the key is to make every mouthful count! Your pet needs to chew their food so that their teeth are appropriately cleaned. There are fabulous dental diets and dental treats available
If your pet needs to have a tooth removed you shouldn’t worry as they have plenty more to chew with! Once a tooth is removed, however, the natural cleaning process performed during chewing can be altered so we need to