VioVet Blog - All Posts by Lee

  • 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 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 Image

    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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    10 Health Tips For Your Rabbit

    2 March 2023 Last updated: 14 March 2023 - By in Pet Health

    Rabbits are cute and lovable animals that make great pets. They are docile, cuddly, and easy to care for. However, it's important to remember that rabbits require specific care to keep them healthy and happy. Here are 10 health tips for your rabbit. Provide a proper diet Rabbits are herbivores and require a diet that consists mainly of hay, fresh v...

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    Cats Nail Care

    2 March 2023 - By in Pet Care

    Cats are known for their agility, grace, and independence, which make them fascinating and endearing pets. But along with their charm, comes a set of responsibilities that come with their care. One aspect of cat care that is often overlooked or misunderstood is their nail care. Proper nail care is essential for your cat's health and well-being, and...

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  • How to make sure your pets enjoy New Years' Eve Image

    How to make sure your pets enjoy New Years' Eve

    22 December 2022 Last updated: 23 December 2022 - By in Pet Care

    Dogs and cats are sensitive to loud noises such as fireworks and firecrackers, which can be especially overwhelming on New Year's Eve. As a result of the loud sounds, pets can become scared and confused, leading to them running away or becoming lost. To help ensure your pet's safety and comfort during the New Year's Eve celebrations, here are some...

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  • How To Make Christmas Special For Your Pet Image

    How To Make Christmas Special For Your Pet

    7 December 2022 Last updated: 12 October 2023 - By in Pet Care

    Christmas music is playing on the radio, and holiday lights are going up. You can't help but get into the mood for Christmas. It is an excellent time of year to bond more with your pets and gives them a great holiday too. We wanted to share some ways to Celebrate Christmas with your pets. Keep your pets involved as much as possible throughout the f...

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  • How To Look After Your Pet This Winter Image

    How To Look After Your Pet This Winter

    9 November 2022 Last updated: 9 November 2022 - By in Pet Care

    As the year draws closer to the colder months, your pet may seem less inclined to go outside. Like humans, our pets feel the cold. But with preparation, you can help them, stay happy, warm, and safe while the environment around them changes. There are plenty of ways to do so. Find some tips below and share any tips you have with us to help other pe...

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