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  • Introducing Enteroporc Coli Image

    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

    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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    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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    Introducing Rexxolide

    23 October 2020 (Last Updated: 21 April 2021) - by in Veterinary Matters

    Rexxolide is an antibiotic for injection containing tulathromycin in cattle, sheep and pigs. It has received a positive opinion for granting of marketing authorisation and therefore should be on the veterinary market in the near future. There are many other brands already on the veterinary market containing tulathromycin and the antibiotic is widel...

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    Managing your pet's kidneys

    30 September 2020 (Last Updated: 30 September 2020) - by in Veterinary Matters

    It’s been reported that 80% of our older cats have kidney disease in some form. This unfortunately isn’t surprising as the kidneys have very little capacity to repair themselves. Any age-related changes are often permanent and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is not an uncommon diagnosis in older pets. Our pet dogs can be affected too with...

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    Introducing Librela

    24 September 2020 (Last Updated: 2 March 2021) - by in Veterinary Matters

    Librela is an innovative new drug for the alleviation of pain associated with osteoarthritis in dogs. The medication contains a canine monoclonal antibody (mAb) which targets nerve growth factor (NGF). This inhibits NGF-mediated cell signalling which has been demonstrated to provide relief from pain associated with osteoarthritis. The product is ad...

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