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Dental disease in cats and dogs
Signs · Halitosis (bad breath) · Dribbling, sometime blood stained saliva · Weight loss · Reluctance to eat or preferring soft food ·...
Hyperthyroidism and your cat
What is Hyperthyroidism? Caused by enlarged thyroid glands which produce too much of the hormones T3 and T4 It is the most common hormone...
In the UK, it is a legal requirement dogs over the age of 8 weeks are microchipped. However, we would recommend all pets have a...
Pets become a member of the family and so deciding to say goodbye is one of the hardest decisions a pet owner faces. We are here to help...
Before the Anaesthetic Your pet will need to be starved overnight before their anaesthetic. If this is not the case for your pet, you...
Some short intravenous anaesthetics can be performed in the field, these instances are more often the exception than the rule and in most...
Splint Bone Fractures
The splint bones are located at both sides of the cannon bone. These are called II and IV Metacarpal (in the front limbs) or metatarsal...
What does hoof balance mean? Hoof balance is the combination of adequate shape and size of the hoof in a way that it will never...
Tendonous Windgall Worries
‘Windgall’ is a term commonly used by vets and owners to describe fluid swellings behind the fetlock in horses and ponies. While in many...
Stress in Donkeys
Whilst donkeys in many ways are similar to horses, with regard to their behaviour and how they exhibit certain traits they can be quite...
Sacroiliac disease in the horse
Anatomy The sacroiliac (SI) joint is a complex region, formed at the junction between the pelvis and the sacrum part of spine. There are...
RADIOGRAPHY AT THE PRE-PURCHASE EXAMINATION
As described by the BEVA/RCVS 2011 Guidance notes on the examination of a horse on behalf of a prospective purchaser ‘the aim of the...
Preparing your horse for Winter
Please find our document for preparing your horse in Winter below:
A pain in the neck: Neck arthritis in the horse
The equine neck is a complex structure with more than a hundred muscles, tendons and ligaments supporting and moving seven neck bones...
My Horse Has a Snotty Nose – What Next?
Horses are obligate nasal breathers – this means they must breathe through their nose as their normal anatomy prevents them from...