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The importance of compliance and adherence

In human medicine, compliance describes the degree to which a patient correctly follows medical advice. In veterinary medicine compliance describes the extent to which pets receive a treatment or procedure.

Kennel cough

The term ‘Kennel Cough’ (KC) is a very broad term which refers to any infectious cough in the dog. It is correctly called Infectious Laryngotracheitis, and is caused by a variety of bacteria and viruses that cause a harsh, dry cough.

Pets in Paradise - holiday travel with pets>

Planning ahead, to ensure that taking your pet on holiday doesn’t turn into a nightmare, is an important part of keeping everyone safe.

Puppy socialisation

Socialisation is a term that is often misunderstood. Socialisation is NOT introducing your puppy to as many people, dogs, situations and environments as possible in the shortest possible time.

Asthma & Allergies

Asthma in humans has some parallels to the situation in cats, both in presentation and when the lung tissues are examined under the microscope.
However, there are two main types of disease in dogs that most closely resemble asthma.

Fleas & Ticks

Almost every dog or cat will become infested at some time during their life.
Fleas feed on blood from either our pets or ourselves! In young puppies or kittens this can even be life threatening.