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Farm animal care

While farm owners used to just think of their animals as a way to make money, I have noticed more and more farmers taking a holistic view of their animals health. Farmers are working on less stressful and more healthy farming techniques, and as a vet I approve. I am involved in helping prevent animal diseases as well as curing the animals when they get ill. I deal with a range of animals from the farm cat to horses and it's great being a valued member of the community. I hope you enjoy hearing the stories from my vet practise and can learn from them.

Cat Acting Under The Weather? 4 Signs That They Might Need A Pet Ultrasound

If your cat has been behaving differently lately, or you've noticed some changes in their health, it might be time to talk to the veterinarian about an ultrasound. You might think that ultrasounds are only for human use, but that's not the case. Ultrasound examinations are helpful in diagnosing various pet ailments. In fact, if your pet is experiencing any of the health-related issues described below, it's time to discuss the benefits of an ultrasound with your cat's veterinarian. Read More 

Pet Desexing: Every Detail You Need to Know About It

If you own a pet, you should learn some information about pet desexing. Pet desexing is a method of preventing your animal friend from having unplanned litters. It is especially important if you have a pet that likes to roam out of your home. While some people fancy a house full of dogs or cats, most prefer to have a manageable number. Pet desexing enables you to keep a comfortable number of pets. Read More 

6 Reasons Why You Should Have Routine Professional Grooming for Your Pets

Many people believe that the only benefit of seeking pet grooming services is to boost the animal's appearance. However, there many more gains that come with pet grooming apart from enhanced appearance. Learn these benefits below: 1. It Improves Pet Hygiene  A normal grooming procedure entails cleaning the pet. The process includes brushing away dead skin, trimming and polishing nails and cleaning the animal's teeth. These procedures ensure that your pet is clean, making it safe around people. Read More 

Mastitis In Dogs

Mastitis is a serious bacterial infection that affects the mammary glands in nursing dogs. Bacteria can enter the glands if the skin is broken, which can occur when the puppies scratch the skin during nursing. Without treatment, the bacteria can spread into the bloodstream and cause sepsis, which can be fatal. Mastitis is also dangerous for nursing puppies, as it can cause the mother's milk supply to reduce and even dry up, which puts the puppies at risk of dehydration and malnutrition. Read More 

Dog Care: Understanding Tracheal Collapse

The large tube that carries air from the nose and throat to the respiratory system is called the trachea, and this tube can collapse due to narrowing along any section. It's not always possible to determine why a dog develops this condition, but it can be caused by being overweight, which can put pressure on the windpipe, or as a complication of a respiratory infection or chronic respiratory disease. Tracheal collapse can develop in any dog, but certain breeds, particularly toy breeds, seem to be at an increased risk of developing this condition. Read More