Monthly Archives: January 2012

Recognise the Signs of Diabetes in Your Pet

Pet Diabetes Month – November 2011 November is Pet Diabetes Month, heralding a nationwide screening campaign to test the UK’s cats and dogs for diabetes. Diabetes is increasingly common in dogs and cats over 6 years of age, overweight pets, … Continue reading

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The Danger of Ticks

The risks of ticks to the health of pets and humans Ticks are arachnids and as such are related to spiders. Adult ticks have 8 legs unlike adult fleas, which are insects and have 6 legs.  Like fleas, ticks must have … Continue reading

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Neutering Cats and Dogs

Considerations for pet owners and breeders What is neutering? Neutering or sterilization is the removal of an animal’s gonads, which are testicles in males and ovaries in females. In dogs and cats this is usually a surgical procedure performed under general … Continue reading

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