Pet Dental Health Month

February is Pet Dental Health Month. Periodontal disease affects over 70% of all dogs and cats over the age of 3 and can lead to problems such as: Halitosis Dental abscesses Tooth loss Pain Kidney disease Heart disease The good news is that periodontal disease can be prevented. Before starting any preventative measures it is worth getting your pet’s mouth checked by a vet as if periodontal disease is already present, your pet may require veterinary treatment first. This is likely to involve a full mouth assessment under general anaesthetic, which may include x-rays of any problem teeth, extraction of badly diseased teeth and removal of tartar and plaque with… Read More

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Antibiotic Awareness Week

This week is Antibiotic Awareness Week. Antibiotics are really important drugs which save many lives but they need to be used appropriately to keep working. Antibiotic resistance is already starting to cause a lot of problems and has the potential to make currently treatable infections untreatable.

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Cat Care for Life

Cat Care for Life is an initiative from International Cat Care to create a better partnership between vets and cat owners aimed at keeping cats happy and healthy for as long as possible.  By providing routine preventative healthcare from kittenhood to old age you can minimise problems occurring in the first place and maximise the chance of early detection of any illness, when much more can be done.

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