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    Christmas Pet Care

    25 November 2020 Last updated: 25 November 2020 - By in Pet Care

    There are so many things to think about during the christmas period and it’s easy to let something slip! To keep your pets happy and healthy during the season we’ve compiled a few Christmas top tips as recommended by our vets. Decorate your house safely Keep decorations out of reach. Hanging decorations like lights and tinsel can ei...

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    Pet Safe Gift Guide

    24 November 2020 Last updated: 25 November 2020 - By in Pet Care

    Christmas has snuck up on us and is just around the corner! There’s a huge variety of toys and treats out there for your pets to unwrap on the day, but which one should you get for them? How can you work out whether they are safe or appropriate? Here is our pet safe gift guide to help you choose the best possible gift for your furry friend. 1...

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    Introducing Enteroporc Coli

    18 November 2020 Last updated: 19 November 2020 - By in Veterinary Matters

    Enteroporc Coli is a vaccination containing inactivated fimbrial adhesins of Escherichia coli and aluminium hydroxide as adjuvant. It is used to stimulate active immunity in pregnant gilts and sows against E. coli which in turn results in the passive immunisation of piglets. E. coli infection can cause severe diarrhoea and even death in piglets, va...

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    Introducing NexGard Combo

    18 November 2020 Last updated: 19 November 2020 - By in Veterinary Matters

    NexGard Combo is an anti-parasitic spot on product for cats containing esafoxolaner, eprinomectin and praziquantel. It is licensed to cover the most common ectoparasites including fleas, mites, and ticks as well as internal parasites including roundworms and tapeworms. There are few products on the veterinary market that cover all of the above para...

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  • Vitamins & Minerals - A Vet Guide Image

    Vitamins & Minerals - A Vet Guide

    17 November 2020 Last updated: 18 November 2020 - By in Veterinary Matters

    There are so many multivitamin supplements out there to choose from and they all come with a ginormous list of ingredients. It can be quite overwhelming...! So what vitamins and minerals are good for our pets and what do they do? With the release of our own brand TotaVit™ Multi-Vitamin Conditioning Chews for Dogs we’ve made a compact gu...

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    Avian Influenza Update

    16 November 2020 - By in Birds

    An Avian Influenza National Prevention Zone has been declared by the UK government for implementation across the whole of England, Scotland and Wales from 17:00 on the 11th November 2020. This is due to multiple recent separate cases of the H5N2 and H5N8 strains being found in birds in Devon, Kent, Cheshire and Herefordshire. This Zone brings in ne...

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    Itchy ears

    10 November 2020 Last updated: 10 November 2020 - By in Veterinary Matters

    If you’re a Spaniel or Basset Hound owner then you’ll definitely be used to spotting the signs. Your dog has started shaking their head a bit more recently or scratching their ears with their back legs a lot. Sometimes excessive wax with a pungent smell is the first sign, or you have noticed your dog is sensitive around the ear area. Al...

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  • Introducing CircoMax Myco Image

    CircoMax Myco is a new vaccine intended for active immunisation of pigs over the age of three days to reduce disease associated with porcine circovirus type 2 infection and lung lesions associated with Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection. It has received a positive opinion for granting of marketing authorisation and therefore should be on the veteri...

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  • Introducing Enteroporc Coli AC Image

    Enteroporc Coli AC is an immunological medicinal product that stimulates active immunity in pregnant gilts and sows. This results in the passive immunisation of their piglets against certain strains of Escherichia coli and Clostridium perfringens type A and C. It has received a positive opinion for granting of marketing authorisation and therefore...

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  • Introducing Nobivac DP Plus Image

    Nobivac DP Plus is a vaccine against canine distemper virus and canine parvovirus for use in puppies from 4 weeks of age. It should be on the veterinary market in the near future. Most vaccinations are usable only from 6 weeks of age, however this vaccination is available from only 4 weeks of age and therefore can help protect puppies against these...

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