Vaccinations are critical for maintaining good health; they can provide an individual with immunity to a variety of serious diseases. This has revolutionised modern medicine for humans – the first great achievement being the complete eradication of small pox by vaccination.
Welcome to the second part of the Complete Guide to Poisoning in Horses. In this guide we’re walking you through some of the common (and uncommon) sources of toxins and poisons that can affect our horses. This section of the guide focuses on biological poisons, such as moulds, fungi and
Despite the fact that recent times have been tough economically, one market which continues to shine is the pet food market. We, as pet owners, always want the best for our pets and that is something which has been reflected in the sales of pet food. Below we’ve gathered some
Fortunately here in the UK, we only have one native venomous snake species, the European Adder (Vipera berus). The good news is, that bites from this species of snake are uncommon and rarely causes fatalities.
Canine inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the term used to describe a number of gut disorders that affect dogs. It describes a number of diseases that share similar symptoms however the primary causes can differ slightly – in most cases the exact cause(s) are unknown.
From 2007, tail docking was banned in England and Wales, however certain dogs remained exempt, meaning they can still be docked legally. These exemptions make enforcing the tail docking law more difficult, it also makes things a little unclear for owners – just like the Dangerous Dogs Act.
Oral hygiene is important, that’s why we brush our teeth! Proper tooth care is also important for our pet’s too – because (in most cases) their teeth aren’t brushed everyday. This allows bacteria to build up and feed on food debris on teeth. These bacteria build up to form plaque
The fertility of your dog is, in most cases, not going to be a major concern. If you are a breeder however, this may not be the case.