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Feline obesity

05 October 2018

Obesity is an important health issue for all of us, including our patients. We hear every day of the hidden dangers, so it’s essential we focus on prevention.

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Rabbit zoonosis

05 October 2018

Zoonotic diseases in small animal practice must be taken seriously, and we all have a moral and legal responsibility to our clients, colleagues and patients to take adequate precautions to prevent infection and spread of disease. If we fail to do this, we are negligent and therefore liable.

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History repeats itself - understanding the vomiting cat

05 October 2018

How many times have you been presented with a cat with vomiting? Often the patient will be looking fit and well and you struggle to find a cause, whilst in other cases the signs of vomiting are just one of a whole list of problems. Where do you start to investigate these cases and explain what is going on? The answer is to begin with a detailed history. You want to find out as much as possible before starting your clinical examination. A few well thought questions will save time and guide you to the most appropriate treatment.

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Skin parasites in rabbits

05 October 2018

Any small pet with pruritis, alopecia, scaling, crusting or skin lesions will always be an interesting dermatological challenge. In this article we look at some of the common causes of skin disease in rabbits.

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Corneal disease in rabbits

04 October 2018

The more rabbits we see, the more we begin to understand their particular peculiarities and problems. In this article we take a look at corneal disease.

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Dry eye in dogs

04 October 2018

We’ve all seen cases of dry eye in our clinics. A typical example might include a West Highland White Terrier or Cocker Spaniel being presented with a sticky discharge from its eyes, and reported to be constantly rubbing its face on the carpet or furniture. If this is a case of “dry eye”, then it’s already in quite an advanced stage of the disease and needs urgent attention. The condition is more common than you might expect, so we should all be looking out for cases in the early stages of disease to help them before long term damage is caused.

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