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  • Horse Anxiety and Fireworks Image

    Horse Anxiety and Fireworks

    2 November 2023 (Last Updated: 2 November 2023) - by Dr Marga Mas DVM PGDip MRCVS (Guest Author) in Horses

    As the colder months roll around, so does firework season, and whilst these occasions are viewed as a time of relax and recreation, horses might have a different perception. The effect of fireworks in horses has been documented (3): a large study in New Zealand found that the majority of horses (79%) manifested anxiety around fireworks. Fortunately...

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  • Turn the Big Bang into the Big Calm with FELIWAY and ADAPTIL Image

    Turn the Big Bang into the Big Calm with FELIWAY and ADAPTIL

    13 October 2023 - by CEVA (Guest Author) in Pet Care

    Over 40% of dogs and 30% of cats are afraid of fireworks*, here are some tops tips from ADAPTIL and FELIWAY to help your pets feel calmer during fireworks season. Keeping Dogs Calm During Fireworks Fireworks can be terrifying for dogs and distressing for their owners. Although it is very common, fear of fireworks can affect different dogs in diff...

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    Royal Canin FCN

    11 September 2023 - by Royal Canin (Guest Author) in Pet Care

    Care for your cat’s sensitivities! Did you know 1 out of 2 of our cats experience a health sensitivity at some point during their life? This includes hair and skin problems, weight issues, digestive concerns, and hairballs. If your cat is struggling with any of these issues, Royal Canin has the product for you. Their sensitivity range is scie...

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  • Introducing Yurvac RHD Image

    Yurvac RHD is a vaccine containing recombinant rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus (RHDV2). It is indicated for the active immunisation of rabbits from 30 days of age onwards against RHDV and RHDV2. The product has only just received a positive opinion for initial marketing with the EMA on the 11th to 13th July so it will be a while before it is rele...

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  • Introducing Eluracat Image

    Eluracat contains the active ingredient capromorelin tartrate. It is a new medicinal product intended for use in cats for body weight gain. It is particularly indicated for those experiencing unintended weight loss or reduced appetite resulting from chronic medical conditions. The product has only just received a positive opinion for initial market...

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  • Hedgehogs in summer and how you can help Image

    Hedgehogs are delightful creatures that are beloved by many people. With their small size and adorable appearance, hedgehogs have captured the hearts of millions of animal lovers around the world. Hedgehogs are primarily found in Europe, Asia, and Africa, but have also been introduced in other parts of the world, including North America. Hedgehog...

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    Tendonitis in Horses

    13 April 2023 (Last Updated: 7 June 2023) - by Audevard Laboratories (Guest Author) in Pet Health

    What is tendonitis? The tendon is a tissue capable of returning more energy than it receives. With each stride the horse takes, the musculoskeletal system dampens the force of the horse’s muscle contraction, weight and speed. This energy is stored and immediately returned for propulsion. The tendons are like powerful springs, pressed to the m...

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    How to test for worms in your horse

    6 April 2023 (Last Updated: 17 April 2023) - by in Pet Health

    As a responsible horse owner, it is essential to ensure that your equine friend remains healthy and free from any potential health risks. One of the most significant threats to your horse's well-being is worm infestation. Worms can cause significant damage to your horse's internal organs and, if left untreated, can even be fatal. Preventing worm in...

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  • Flea & Tick tips for your cat and dog Image

    Fleas and ticks are two of the most common parasites that can infest cats and dogs. These tiny insects feed on the blood of your pet, and if left untreated, can cause a host of health problems, ranging from mild irritation to life-threatening diseases. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to prevent and treat flea and tick infestations...

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    Inflammation - When does it become a problem?

    23 March 2023 (Last Updated: 23 March 2023) - by in Pet Health

    Inflammation – when does it become a problem? Inflammation is the body’s natural reaction to injury and infection. In the initial stages, it acts as the body's natural response to protect itself against harm. There are two types: acute and chronic. Acute inflammation is the type that will be most familiar to us. The immune system dispat...

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