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Methicillin-resistant staphylococcal infections

22 July 2019

Staphylococci are common opportunistic pathogens and commensals found in both humans and animals, with S. aureus, S. pseudintermedius and S. schleiferi coagulans being the most frequently diagnosed in dogs and cats.

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Hind limb paresis in rabbits – 7 likely causes

22 July 2019

Paresis in rabbits is common, but the causes can be variable. It’s important to make an accurate diagnosis to be able to help the animal and give the owner a realistic expectation of the outcome. In this article we look at 7 of the more common presentations.

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Feeding uncooked food – the pros and cons

22 July 2019

In recent years there has been much debate on uncooked diets in the pet food industry. Most owners want to do the best for their family pet, and as a result search the internet for tips and advice. A desire to feed a ‘natural’ diet that an animal would eat in the wild seems to be one of the recent trends, and with this has seen an increase in the popularity of feeding raw products to dogs and cats.

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Answering the phone – how good are you?

19 July 2019

Talking with a client on the phone can be difficult, especially if you haven’t had much experience or training.  Without seeing a face, messages can become muddled and meanings misinterpreted.

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Rabbit handling – how are we doing?

19 July 2019

How many times have you been presented with a rabbit at work and picked it up out of its carrier and placed it on the consulting table for examination? With more knowledge about rabbit behaviour, should we be questioning if this is now appropriate?

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Feline constipation

19 July 2019

Constipation is a common feline complaint, often seen in middle aged males.  Many of these patients will have just one or two episodes in their life without any further problems, but if the condition becomes prolonged and intractable, it’s more of an issue and is known as obstipation.

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