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The Symptoms of Flea Allergy Dermatitis

26/03/2014 by: Dr Angela Phillips

What is Flea Allergy Dermatitis? Flea allergy dermatitis is a very common skin diseases and typically is the biggest cause of "itchy skin" amongst dogs and cats. Pets suffering from flea bite dermatitis typically present with a history of biting a...

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Why does my pet need to be vaccinated?

28/02/2014 by: Dr Angela Phillips

Vaccination has revolutionised control of infectious disease in our pets. Responsible pet care requires puppies and kittens to be given their initial course of vaccinations, but this cannot protect them for the rest of their lives. Adult dogs...

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Chewing Gum Toxicity in Pets

31/01/2014 by: Dr Angela Phillips

A nine-month-old male labrador retriver was presented to the vets after ingestion of a large amount of sugar-free chewing gum. The gum contained the artificial sweetner xylitol . The patient was collapsed and having seizures. On examination of blo...

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Tips for keeping your pet cool over summer (avoiding heat stress)

29/12/2013 by: Dr Angela Phillips

As much as we all love those hot summer days, we also need to consider what it could be doing to our pets. Overheating in our pets can cause heat stress, which in turn can cause lasting damage and in more serious cases can be fatal. It is importan...

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Keeping your pet safe on the water

21/12/2013 by: Dr Angela Phillips

When it comes to water activities with our pets, there are some breeds that are more comfortable in the water than others. This is good to keep in mind, as if your pet is not entirely comfortable being around bodies of water then you're going to...

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