In some cases, it is necessary to remove a diseased tooth under general anaesthetic. This is only performed if the tooth is so unhealthy that it cannot be saved. Such teeth are usually a source of pain and your pet
It’s a common question – and the answer is yes! However unlike in humans, there isn’t typically a flu season for dogs and cats: infection can occur year-round. Vaccination is the key to preventing particularly nasty side effects. Call us
It’s hard to ask your pet to “open wide” and that’s why dogs and cats with dental disease require a general anaesthetic to thoroughly examine and clean the teeth. We can give you more information about this common procedure –
Look out for smelly breath, drooling, loss of appetite and weight loss. Organise a dental check for your pet with us today.
If you have a senior pet (over 8 years of age) try not to put changes down to ‘just old age’. There are often things we can do to help your furry friend live a more comfortable life. Call us
Symptoms of dementia in pets include disorientation, lack of interaction, changes in sleep patterns and forgetting about toilet training. If you are worried about your pet, arrange a check up with us.
Our newsletter this month is all about our beloved senior pets. It includes tips for caring for our senior pets and interesting articles on dementia in aging pets and the oldest living cat! Click the link below to check it
Can you still exercise your dog if he has arthritis? Absolutely! But keep the exercise routine gentle and consistent to keep joints moving and weight under control. Avoid repetitive exercise such as ball catching that can place added strain and
If your cat has stopped grooming herself (especially along the back and around the base of the tail) she might be suffering from arthritis. Cats sometimes stop grooming themselves when they have sore joints – it’s just too painful to
Is your dog trying to tell you he has arthritis? Look out for these warning signs, and call us for a check up if you’re worried. Image with signs: difficulty jumping in to the car, trouble jumping up on the